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December 8, 2018

Everything You Need to Know About the Westfjords in Iceland

The Icelandic Westfjords’ beauty lies in its strange balance of rugged drama and quiet calm. This wild peninsula — separated by an isthmus from the mainland — is studded with nature at her most intense. Mountains, fjords, waterfalls, beaches, wildlife, and a third of the coastland in Iceland. But despite the dramatic nature of the landscape, the Westfjords maintain […]

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December 6, 2018 Top Local Things To Do in Reykjavik

What to do in Reykjavik? What are the top Local things to do in Reykjavik, Iceland and what is unique about the locals here? Welcome to Reykjavik! If you are on your way to our beautiful Northernmost capital in the world, these might be the questions you have in mind: “What should I do in […]

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November 20, 2018 The Ultimate Icelandic Snacks: Your best friends on the road

You are in Iceland, and you just sat down in your comfortable rental car. Ahead are days of unbelievable exploration: Waterfalls, glaciers, black sand beaches, volcanoes and everything there in between. But aren’t you forgetting something? Yup! For every real road trip in Iceland, you need fantastic Icelandic snacks! Something to munch on during your […]

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November 5, 2018 Vegan-Friendly Restaurants in Reykjavík

Being Vegan in Iceland is not as hard as you might think, the selection of vegan options in grocery stores might not be as diverse as you are used to at home but Krónan has the best variety of vegan-friendly food of all grocery stores. In Reykjavík, the amount of restaurants that offer Vegan dishes […]

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November 5, 2018 Driving in Iceland during winter: 5 things to watch out for!

Ah, welcome November! It is finally winter!.  This post is written on Sunday, November 4th. I have just returned from an awesome Iceland road trip and I am already in my warm bed – recovering from the freezing cold Icelandic winter. The snow is here, so its time for some great tips for driving in […]

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November 3, 2018 Everything You Need to Know About the Snaefellsnes Peninsula in Iceland

In Western Iceland, around two hours outside of Reykjavik, you’ll find the breathtaking Snaefellsnes Peninsula. The site of a National Park that holds Snaefellsjokull glacier, this small yet incredibly diverse peninsula bursts with life and wonder. From volcanoes to glaciers; from black sand beaches to golden sand beaches; from quaint fishing villages to dramatic and wild craters, there […]

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October 31, 2018 Buying Alcohol in Iceland

There are strict rules about buying alcohol in Iceland and the sale of alcohol is heavily taxed so prices are high. Supermarkets are not allowed to sell alcohol of any kind but most restaurants are allowed to sell alcohol. The only stores that are allowed to sell alcohol are government owned alcohol stores called Vínbúðin. […]

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October 31, 2018 The Best Breakfast in Reykjavik: Your Local guide

Tags: Reykjavik, Breakfast in Reykjavik, The best Breakfast in Reykjavik, Things to do in Reykjavik, Reykjavik food, Food in Iceland & what to do in Reykjavik in the morning. Irrespective of the place you are in, a hale and hearty breakfast sets the tone for the entire day. So, your trip around our beautiful port […]

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