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

2017-11-28T15:46:51+00:00 November 28th, 2017|

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

2017-11-21T15:28:19+00:00 November 21st, 2017|

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

2017-11-20T18:48:23+00:00 November 20th, 2017|

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

2017-11-15T12:32:42+00:00 November 15th, 2017|

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

2017-11-11T13:25:17+00:00 November 9th, 2017|

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

2017-11-03T12:49:32+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|

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?

2017-10-25T13:17:13+00:00 October 25th, 2017|

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 [...]

Few Icelandic Phrases You Should Learn

2017-10-19T10:36:53+00:00 September 10th, 2017|

So, you’re all set for your upcoming trip to Iceland. You already packed your bags, including your winter jacket since, let’s face it, the weather in Iceland can be somewhat unpredictable. Make sure you have your passport and wallet and don’t forget your smartphone, you want to make sure all your friends get crazy jealous when [...]

6 Great Attractions from Reykjavik to Vik – What to See

2017-09-09T09:41:49+00:00 September 9th, 2017|

You might be one of the many travelers that decide to head east of Reykjavik to gaze upon the spectacular sights of south Iceland. The final destination for many is Vik in Myrdal, famous for its nearby attractions. Driving from Reykjavik to Vik is pretty straight forward, just follow highway 1 (the ringroad) and you’ll be [...]

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