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Traveling in Iceland

The Beautiful Hvalfjörður

Just under an hour’s drive from Reykjavik to the west, you will find the country’s largest fjord: Hvalfjörður. The name means Whale Fjord, and while there are no...
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Horse Riding with Riding Iceland Tours – Live Stream

Going horse riding is at the top of many people’s bucket lists, and that’s not without reason. The Icelandic horse is, as you know, world-famous. Both because it...
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Redhead – How Hvalfjörður got its name

We have stories of how many places in Iceland got their name. Reykjavik – Smokey Bay – was supposedly named by Ingólfur Arnarson, the first settler of Iceland....
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Special Icelandic Words

November 16 every year is the Day of the Icelandic Language. The day is special for Icelanders as it is the birthday of Icelandic poet, naturalist, and author...
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Iceland With Kids – Live Stream interview with Eric Newman

Is it possible to travel to Iceland with kids? Of course, Iceland is very family-friendly. In this live stream, we talk with Eric Newman, who fell in love...
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Grocery Stores in Iceland

What are the main grocery stores in Iceland? No need to look any further. Whether you’re travelling on your own in a campervan or a rental or just...
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Tasting Icelandic Christmas Beers

The Christmas beer season is soon upon us. Icelandic breweries, of which are many, go all in, and everyone who likes beer will be spoilt for choice. Tasting...
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The Arctic Tern – Long Distance Traveler

The Arctic tern is the only tern species that nest in Iceland. It’s a slender and supple bird, somewhat smaller than a black-headed gull and much more slender...
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Icelandic Christmas Traditions

Like most people who celebrate Christmas, the list of things needing to be done before Christmas is long in Iceland. Most Icelandic Christmas customs are also found in...
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Icelandic Sayings about the Sea

Every language has sayings and proverbs, which, when translated, can sound incredibly weird. Some sayings even sound strange in their language, like the Icelandic saying, “we come completely...
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