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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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Films shot in Iceland: Alien Worlds and Mystical Volcanoes

Films shot in Iceland: Alien Worlds and Mystical Volcanoes

Visit the alien landscape Iceland is a place of immense beauty and charm, but some of its landscapes are so breathtakingly alien that it inspires movie makers to film their wildest and weirdest environments right here. From the frozen planet of Hoth, where tauntauns roam through frozen wastelands, over the alien backdrops of Oblivion and…

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Discovering natural wonders in Southern Iceland Tour

Discovering natural wonders in Southern Iceland Tour

Discovering natural wonders in Southern Iceland tour Rugged coastline and natural wonders Reykjavik may be the cultural heart of Iceland and the Golden Circle may be the most user-friendly road trip for visitors, but no trip to Iceland is complete without a visit to the stunning, rugged coastline and natural wonders of the South. Accessible…

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The glittering highlights of Iceland’s Golden Circle

The glittering highlights of Iceland’s Golden Circle

Waterfalls, geysers, and incredible landscapes There are a thousand reasons to visit the far-North European wonderland of Iceland. In this relatively small island nation, culture, nature, history and adventure abound. For the perfect combination of all of them, you can’t go past the Golden Circle driving tour, which leads you north from the capital Reykjavik to…

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A magical corner of Iceland: the Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

A magical corner of Iceland: the Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

A fairytale land: Iceland’s landscape If I had to choose one word to describe Iceland, it would be a tie between “unique” and “alien”. There is something refreshingly strange about this little country’s landscape, and even something bizarre about some of its natural wonders. These range from the black sand and basalt rock columns of…

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