Start your new year the right way with the Blue Lagoon

December 12, 2018 Things To Do

At the start of the year it is common to be planning your new year’s resolutions. You could easily do this whilst hiking in Iceland’s mountains but why not amp it up a gear and figure it out in pure relaxation? The Blue Lagoon is one of Iceland’s most famous features and often the first […]

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The New Year’s celebrations in Iceland

December 3, 2018 Things To Do

The year is coming to an end and for many, this is a time of reflection on the year that has passed; to celebrate it and to make positive changes to life in the future. Celebrations at this time vary in different cultures and countries, which prompts the question ‘what do the Icelanders do at […]

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How Icelanders enjoy Christmas in Reykjavik

November 28, 2018 Things To Do

Christmas is always a magical time of year, celebrated by many with myths and legends galore, Iceland has many magical creatures that are strongly related to Iceland which have led to many wonderful traditions in the country. Iceland can have such glorious ‘wintery wonderland’-esque scenery that it makes it a prime location to visit in […]

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Christmas with the Icelandic Yule Lads

November 16, 2018 Things To Do

Iceland is certainly colourful when it comes to their mythical beings and folklore, why would Christmas be any different? Santa is not as much of a celebrated feature of Christmas, however 13 days before Christmas eve is when the Yule Lad ogres come out to play. In Iceland, Christmas is celebrated from 6 pm on […]

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Eating like an Icelander – The quirky cuisines part 1

October 16, 2018 Things To Do

Every country in the world has their own styles and specialties when it comes to cooking and ingredients, some are well-known and considered normal such as pizzas, salads and curry – Iceland is no exception to having their own famous dishes, however, some are much, well, quirkier. The most famous product to come from Iceland […]

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How to Catch a glimpse the northern lights

October 5, 2017 Things To Do

Iceland is a popular destination to visit in the hope of catching a glimpse of the Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis in scientific terms. There is never any guarantee to see them on your trip, but here are a few tips to try to improve your chances. When are you coming? The Northern Lights are […]

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