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January 15, 2024 Iceland Volcano Status: Update January 2024

On Sunday the 14th of January a Volcanic eruption started near the town of Grindavik on the Reykjanes Peninsula. The town of Grindavik had been evacuated the previous night so no people were in any danger. A small part of the lava flow was able to reach the town of Grindavik, destroying three houses.

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November 21, 2023 10 Surprising Facts to Know About Iceland

You’ve probably heard some interesting things about Iceland, such as the breathtaking Blue Lagoon, fantastic waterfalls, imposing glaciers, and the vast number of wooly sheep that far outnumber humans. But there are so many more fascinating facts about the land of “Fire and Ice” you probably don’t yet know!

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April 26, 2023 Discovering Iceland’s Rich Food Culture: Tasting the Wonderful and the Weird!

Icelandic food will transport you back to the time of Vikings and the country’s first settlers – with dishes steeped in traditional techniques. Iceland’s history, climate, and geography underpin a unique culinary style, making it a popular destination for foodies seeking something a little different. 

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February 20, 2023 How Iceland Got Its Name

In a country brimming with contrasting landscapes, it’s easy to speculate about the alternative names that history could have assigned to Iceland. Here we unravel some of the country’s earliest history to explore why Iceland is called Iceland.

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November 29, 2022 All You Need To Know Before You Go Camping In Iceland

Camping in Iceland is extremely popular among tourists and locals alike. It’s the perfect option for those looking to immerse themselves in the island’s incredible scenery, experience adventures in the great outdoors, enjoy the freedom of the open road, and make memories that will last a lifetime.

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November 21, 2022 The Best Time to Visit Iceland: Pros & Cons of Every Season (2023 edition)

Not sure when to visit Iceland? We’ve got you covered with the pros and cons of every season, plus our verdict on the cheapest time to visit the island nation.  2023 could be the best year ever to visit Iceland. The tourists are yet to reach pre-pandemic peak levels but Iceland is fully open for […]

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September 15, 2022 7 Top Tips to Maximize Your Chances of Seeing the Northern Lights in Iceland

The Northern Lights – or Aurora Borealis – is a breathtaking natural phenomenon that illuminates the night skies of Iceland for over seven months of the year.  This Holy Grail of skywatching is on more travel bucket lists than anything else. While Iceland is one of the best places in the world for witnessing this […]

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August 9, 2022 Volcano Tourism: A Quick Guide to Visiting Iceland’s Volcanoes Safely

Located in the northern hemisphere, on the edge of the Arctic Circle, Iceland offers a fascinating world of striking contrasts. The freezing forces of arctic weather in constant battle with a volcanic melting pot have created some of the most dramatic and breathtaking landscapes. Arguably, one of this unique island’s most distinctive geographical features is […]

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March 6, 2020 April weather in Iceland: What to expect for your travels

Iceland is a land of extreme heat and extreme cold, with icy mountains and boiling geysers. Located at the top of the North Atlantic Ocean, within a snowball’s throw of the Arctic Circle, Iceland’s weather isn’t always straightforward.  Visiting Iceland in the shoulder seasons is a great idea if you want plenty of daylight but […]

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December 17, 2019 How Expensive is Iceland? 7 Financial Facts about Visiting the Country

When you want to travel to the Land of Fire and Ice, your first thought is you might not be able to afford it. But you might be surprised to find out Iceland isn’t as expensive as most people imagine. Even though Iceland is ranked as one of the most expensive countries in the world, […]

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