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7 important eruptions in Iceland

Volcanoes have shaped Iceland’s landscapes for at least 16,000,000 years! The hexagonal cliffs, black sand beaches, and ancient lava caves are all evidence of explosive volcanic activity. When visiting Iceland, you’ll find vast lava fields where astronauts train for a trip to the moon, and you’ll soak in natural hot springs that are heated by […]
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The Ultimate Guide To Food & Drink In Iceland

The traditional dishes in Iceland typically include meat or fish. After all, the early settlers had to survive in an unforgiving climate, where it wasn’t always easy to grow fresh vegetables. Some of these traditional meals can be shocking to Western tourists, who are used to only eating the “prime cuts” of meat. But in […]

Dogs, Cats, and Reptiles In Iceland. Your questions answered!

Lots of people want to know if there are any dogs in Iceland. The answer is yes, of course! There is some confusion about this topic because pet dogs were banned in Reykjavik between 1924 to 1984. Unless you had a special permit, you could not bring your dog into the city. But that’s no […]
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Alcohol in Iceland: Everything You Need To Know

If you plan on drinking alcohol while you’re visiting Iceland, you’re going to want to read this article first! We will tell you where to buy alcohol in Iceland and how much it’s going to cost. Plus, we will give the low down on drinking culture and alcohol laws, so you don’t turn up to […]
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Why Do People Visit Iceland? – 12 Reasons Tourists Can’t Get Enough!

Most people visit Iceland because of its outstanding natural beauty and fantastic wildlife. But history lovers and film geeks have plenty of reasons to come over to Iceland too.  Glaciers, volcanoes, and steaming hot springs are all waiting to for you in “the land of fire and ice.”  Not to mention the world-famous horses that […]
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Icelandic Water: Why it smells, and what you should do about it!

Iceland’s geothermal water is famous all around the world.  But the smell can take some people by surprise. (Don’t worry, you’re not imagining things. The water sometimes does smell a bit like farts in Iceland!) This article will explain why the water can have an eggy smell in Iceland. We will also tell you about […]
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10 Downsides Of Visiting Iceland

Iceland is famous for its outstanding natural beauty, unique wildlife, and rich history.  But you may be wondering if there’s anything bad about visiting Iceland.  Even though we think Iceland is an incredible place to visit, there are indeed a few drawbacks for you to consider before your trip. After all, things like the price […]
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Will My Cellphone Work In Iceland?

As much as we may like to disconnect from our devices on vacation, your cell phone will surely come in handy on your Icelandic adventure.  You’ll need service to check the opening times of local attractions, use online maps, and look up weather conditions before heading out on the road. Your vacation will go a […]
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How Many Days Do You Need To Visit Iceland?

It would take a lifetime to experience everything that Iceland has to offer. But you don’t have to do absolutely everything while you’re here! If you want to get the most out of a trip to Iceland, we recommend that you stay for at least a week. But if you can possibly stretch it, two […]
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27 Things To See And Do In Reykjavik

As tempting as it might be to pass through the capital city without a second thought, there are so many things to see and do in Reykjavik.  So, before you head out to Iceland’s glaciers, volcanoes, and black sand beaches, don’t forget to spend some time exploring the fascinating museums or checking out the nightlife […]