Easter in Iceland

March 26, 2019 Blog Things To Do

Easter is a religious celebration followed in many different ways depending on where in the world you look. In Iceland, many of Iceland’s religious followers belong to the Lutherian Church of Iceland and celebrate Easter as a national holiday. During Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday and Monday you can expect many establishments to […]

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Walking on water in Iceland

March 26, 2019 Things To Do

Paddle boarding has become a newly popular hobby to many, and easily available to do almost anywhere in the world, although when imagining the locations to do this, somewhere warmer like Hawaii during a glowing sunset may spring to mind first. In Iceland, there are many calm bodies of water that make for good locations […]

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Iceland’s (agri)cultural highlights

March 12, 2019 Places To Go Things To Do

When travelling in Iceland, farms might not be top of your list of places to visit—but there’s actually a lot of fun to be had, and delicious flavours to experience! Here are just four you might like to check out. In West Iceland, near Búðardalur, you will find the Erpsstaðir dairy farm which makes some […]

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Game of Thrones in Iceland

March 11, 2019 Places To Go

The popular hit TV series Game of Thrones has been a global phenomenon not only for the acting and intricate plot but also for the scenery featured in the land of Westeros. Iceland is one of the many luck places to have been featured during the running of the programme and all was inspired from […]

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How is the fishing in Iceland?

March 8, 2019 Safety Tips Things To Do

The endless fjords, rivers and lakes make Iceland a prime location for fishing. Icelanders take a lot of pride in their fish and have so many more uses for fish than recreational catching – as their biggest export, access to their fish is a big factor as to why Iceland did not join the European […]

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Give back to nature

February 17, 2019 Uncategorized

The Icelandic people are very aware of the environment; they feel very strongly about preserving their beautiful landscapes, as well as utilizing green energy as much as possible. Their water systems carry the geothermally-heated water which heats 90% of Iceland’s homes—and also heats some pavements and footpaths to reduce the amount of snow and ice […]

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The deep waters of Iceland and how to see them

February 17, 2019 Things To Do

In our previous blog we wrote about the Silfra Rift which is a great spot to go snorkelling in crystal clear water between tectonic plates, but this is also a common place to go scuba diving too. In this blog we will point out some places and tours that are great fun to scuba dive – […]

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Snorkelling in Iceland

February 17, 2019 Things To Do

When on holiday you are likely to look up the popular activities to enjoy in the area that you are staying and, depending on the climate, weather etc, some activities may not come to mind but your search results may surprise you. In hot, beachy areas like Miami or the Gold Coast you will find […]

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Who wants to go on a sled ride?

January 28, 2019 Places To Go Things To Do

Iceland holds true to its name – the land of ice. With snow comes its trials and tribulations: transport can be more difficult than in hotter countries but like any country that is used to these cold conditions, there are ways around it, and some of these methods are really memorable and fun. Aside from […]

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Cairns aren’t just piles of rocks – so be careful where you stack them!

January 24, 2019 Places To Go

You see, carefully piled rocks formed into a cairn make a landmark. That’s kind of the point. And in centuries gone by, cairns could mean the difference between life and death in the less hospitable parts of Iceland. They would break up long journeys on foot and reassure the weary traveller that they were indeed […]

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