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First Day of Summer In Iceland

First Day of Summer In Iceland

April 19th marks first day of summer in Iceland, well,  according to the Old Norse Calendar. This day is when two seasons meet, and is said in Icelandic folklore that if this night drops down to the frost mark, then the summer will be warm and plentiful. Fingers crossed for frost that night.    If…

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Rekjavik Winter Activities

Rekjavik Winter Activities

You have to be a special person to come to a cold, wet island during the winter time. If you are reading this, then I guess you are one of those special people. Even though Iceland has about 4 hours of sunlight during the darkest winter month; Reykjavik is teeming with life and plenty of…

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The Next Eruption in Iceland

The Next Eruption in Iceland

It’s been approximately 3 years since the last eruption in Iceland. Holuhraun, which started in August 2014 and ended February 2015 was the largest eruption in Iceland since 1783. There is an eruption here approximately every 4 years and is about due for the next eruptions. In this blog I will give you a couple…

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Vegan Iceland

Vegan Iceland

It’s no surprise that Iceland is a meat-eating country. Due to Iceland’s remote location and that is one huge volcano, very little grows here. Traditional Icelandic dishes revolved around lamb and fish since these were the most common resources around. But today I’m not going to discuss the meat options but the vegan ones. If…

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Sleepless in the Midnight Sun

Sleepless in the Midnight Sun

Top Three Midnight Sun Walks Can’t sleep with the midnight sun? Well, neither can I. As you lay in your hotel room, too tired for the bars, but not tired enough to sleep. A whole world awaits to be discovered in and around Reykjavik. Besides for the breathtaking sunsets that happen around midnight, there is…

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A.M Eateries in Reykjavik

A.M Eateries in Reykjavik

If you found yourself on a WOW air flight coming from the US than, this is surely something that should interest you. Just landing from a red eye flight, dazed and confused from what just happened and where you ended up; wouldn’t we all just wish that a warm cup of coffee and a hot…

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Iceland for History Buffs

Iceland for History Buffs

A few ways to experience Icelandic history There are many ways to experience Iceland as a traveller. Wilderness lovers will be drawn to the country’s windswept landscape, its waterfalls, black sand beaches and volcanic formations. Culture fans will find all kinds of inspiration in Reykjavik, discovering the city’s strange architecture, film scene, and museums. Gourmands…

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Tongue-twisters

Tongue-twisters

How to pronounce Icelandic place names If there is something people love to do in Iceland, it is mispronouncing all the names of everything ever. But who can blame them? With names like Eyjafjallajökull, Bárðarbunga, and Þingvellir, Icelandic can be a tough nut to crack. But, do not worry, whether you’re planning your trip to…

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Two days of Icelandic culture in and around Reykjavik

Two days of Icelandic culture in and around Reykjavik

Follow in my footsteps: a two-day itinerary When visitors think of Iceland, they usually think of alien landscapes and breathtaking natural wonders: geysers, waterfalls, glaciers and lava fields. And these stunning features should certainly be a part of any trip to Iceland. Yet to my surprise, upon visiting Iceland last year, I also discovered the…

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