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Top 10 must-see attractions in Iceland

By | 2017-12-11T13:57:19+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Categories: Iceland, Things to do, Traveling in Iceland|

Awe-inspiring scenery, vibrant capital and a welcoming atmosphere all make Iceland a popular tourist destination. Iceland is a relatively vast land encompassing majestic mountains, spectacular glaciers, active volcanoes, spacious highlands and ever-changing landscape. An overview of some of the best places to visit in Iceland:   The Golden Circle Iceland’s Golden Circle is one of the [...]

Icelandic musicians you need to know about

By | 2017-12-08T13:12:36+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Categories: Iceland, Icelandic Culture, Icelandic Heritage|

Despite population of only 340 thousand, Iceland has produced so many great musicians in past decades, and nowadays it seems that the world can’t get enough of talented Icelanders, making it to the top of the billboards. Now that many Icelandic musicians have made themselves known on the global stage, the newcomers in the industry have [...]

Swimming Pools in Iceland

By | 2017-12-04T17:52:14+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

While on holiday, going swimming is both refreshing and relaxing, and if you want to get to know the locals, there is no better way than to visit a local swimming pool and soak in the hot tub, while listening to local Icelanders, debating about politics and other talkative issues. No matter where you‘re heading, there [...]

Iceland in December – Things to do, weather, accommodation and travel tips

By | 2017-11-28T15:46:51+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Categories: Iceland, Things to do, Traveling in Iceland|

The weather is cold and you'll likely run into snow, but if you're prepared and have packed appropriately, you can still enjoy city walking and lots of outdoor activities. In fact, just before and just after Christmas offers visitors some of the best opportunities for airfare and hotel bargains (except for new years eve). Even if [...]

The Icelandic Yule lads

By | 2017-11-21T15:28:19+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Categories: Iceland, Icelandic Culture, Icelandic Heritage|

Icelandic children get to enjoy the favors on not one but thirteen Santa Clauses. Their number has varied over time, but currently are considered to be thirteen. Called the Yule Lads, these merry but mischievous fellows take turns visiting kids on the 13 nights leading up to Christmas. On each of those nights, children place one of [...]

What to do in Iceland in Winter

By | 2017-11-20T18:48:23+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Categories: Iceland, Things to do, Traveling in Iceland|

Planning an Iceland trip in Winter and wondering what fun things are on offer?  To help you make the most of your winter vacation, we’ve compiled some of the most popular activities and tours for you. Before we begin, lets set the stage for what you can expect. First, due to its high latitude, Iceland has [...]

Icelandic Turf Houses

By | 2017-11-15T12:32:42+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Categories: Iceland, Icelandic Heritage|

Turf has been used as an architectural material for thousands of years by cultures across Europe, and in Iceland, this became the primary technique for building houses. Iceland was settled in 874 AD by Norse and British settlers who were familiar with turf. Contrary to wood, which was at that time sparse and slow to regenerate, [...]

Why you should visit Iceland in Winter

By | 2017-11-11T13:25:17+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Categories: Iceland, Things to do, Traveling in Iceland|

Iceland gets cold, dark, and frigid during winter time, but that shouldn’t stop you from visiting in winter. Locals cheer themselves up with over-the-top festivals, you don’t have to fight for space at the most popular spots, or tables at restaurants and hotel rates drop as far as the temperatures. The northern lights One of the [...]

Why you should visit Iceland

By | 2017-11-03T12:49:32+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Categories: Iceland, Traveling in Iceland|

The expanse of Iceland‘s natural beauty, from lagoons and glaciers to volcanos and northern lights, is almost unparalleled worldwide. But Iceland's allure is not just the great outdoors, Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland, has cosmopolitan vibe of a clean, safe, friendly and cultural city. In fact, Reykjavik repeatedly is lauded as one of the world's most [...]

Where to buy alcohol in Iceland?

By | 2017-10-25T13:17:13+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Categories: Iceland, Icelandic Culture, Night Out in Iceland, Things to do|

If you’d like having a drink or two on holiday in Iceland, you might want to consider where to buy your favorite cocktail or beer. If money is not an issue, you will have no problem locating a local bar in downtown Reykjavik. If you, however, don’t want to spend all your money on spirits and [...]

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