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Few Icelandic Phrases You Should Learn

By | 2017-10-19T10:36:53+00:00 September 10th, 2017|Categories: Iceland, Icelandic Culture|

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

By | 2017-09-09T09:41:49+00:00 September 9th, 2017|Categories: Things to do, Traveling in Iceland|

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 [...]

Attractions at Thingvellir National Park

By | 2017-08-27T13:00:03+00:00 August 27th, 2017|Categories: Iceland, Things to do, Traveling in Iceland|

When you get to Thingvellir on your golden circle route you might ask yourself what it is you want to see. It feels like a mandatory stop while in Iceland and in all honesty, it should be, as Thingvellir plays such a big role in the history of Iceland. Thingvellir is in many ways the birthplace [...]

Volcanoes in Iceland

By | 2017-08-06T20:23:23+00:00 August 6th, 2017|Categories: Iceland, Things to do|

For every conversation about Iceland there is at least one mention of volcanoes. Iceland is rich with volcanic activity and has had its fair share (and then some) of eruptions throughout the centuries. Not every eruption has been catastrophic but few of them have altered large parts of the country, mostly in south Iceland. As a [...]

What to see in Kirkjubaejarklaustur

By | 2017-08-04T14:47:21+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Categories: Iceland, Things to do, Traveling in Iceland|

The town Kirkjubaejarklaustur sits as a starting point for the south-east region, relatively close by to Vatnajokull glacier, Skaftafell and Jokulsarlon. The town itself isn’t a must-see sort of destination, but it has a very agreeable setting and several interesting sights, and definitely worth spending a day there on your journey to the eastern parts of [...]

The Viking Heritage of Iceland

By | 2017-08-05T14:48:14+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Categories: Iceland, Icelandic Culture, Icelandic Heritage|

Fifteen million years ago, a volcanic plume unleashed itself through a crack in the ocean floor and boiled its way upward to become a landmass above water. For the next twelve million years—and even today—seismic activity shaped and reshaped the small island country near the topmost arc of the Earth. One thousand one hundred forty-one years [...]

Life in the Icelandic countryside

By | 2017-07-31T10:04:38+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Categories: Iceland|

Two-thirds of Icelanders live in or around our capital city, Reykjavik. Out in the countryside, it’s a whole different world. The Icelandic countryside is vast, and often sparsely populated. But don’t be fooled by the low population count -- there’s a lot to see beyond the capital. In the countryside, you’ll find winding fjords, black sand [...]

Hiking Trails in Iceland

By | 2017-07-31T10:04:15+00:00 January 14th, 2017|Categories: Iceland, Things to do, Traveling in Iceland|

It is that time of year when Iceland is flourishing and the best way to explore it is by foot. Iceland has many hiking trails in various parts of the country. Some are for beginners, others for more experienced hikers but they all have in common to be extraordinary in every way. You will be guaranteed [...]

Must see attractions in south Iceland

By | 2017-07-31T10:03:53+00:00 December 31st, 2016|Categories: Things to do, Traveling in Iceland|

If you find yourself driving from Reykjavik, heading south, there will be plenty of things to see and do. We however advise you to plan ahead so you make the most out of your time and we’ve even got some great suggestions for you to take for consideration while putting together the ultimate Iceland travel plan. [...]

Why you should visit Akureyri

By | 2017-07-31T10:02:36+00:00 November 16th, 2016|Categories: Akureyri, Iceland, Things to do, Traveling in Iceland|

In the northeastern part of Iceland lies a town named Akureyri, considered by many to be the real gem of Icelandic tourism. Akureyri, which lies in Eyjafjordur fjord is surrounded by snow-capped mountains during winter time and blessed with sunshine and considerably warm climate during summertime. Well this is Iceland so let‘s say often, but not [...]

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