10 things to keep in mind when driving in Iceland

Now that summer is just around the corner and travellers rush to experience Icelandic nature and it’s magnetic surroundings we feel it is our duty to write about how the traffic works in our beautiful country. Driving in Iceland is so much different than elsewhere. There are few “unspoken” rules that Icelanders know through their parents, […]

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The four bars you have to visit when in Iceland

We talked to Jónas Heiðarr Guðnason the head bartender at Apotek which is one of Iceland’s most prestigious bars. Jónas studied bartending  in London and has been successful in bar tending competitions in Iceland. He even took home the award for the best cocktail at Food & fun last year. We asked him to give […]

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Making the Central Highlands a National park

The central highland is one of Iceland’s greatest treasures containing volcanoes, glaciers, voluminous rivers and waterfalls. Such vast, unpopulated areas where nature alone rules, are hard to come by these days. We Icelanders are in a rare position to stand guard of this treasure, before it’s lost. We interviewed the assistant of the Minister for […]

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Golf in the amazing landscape of Iceland

When people think of Iceland, the first thing that comes to mind is snow and cold weather. That´s why golfing is not the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about activities in Iceland. There are about 65 golf courses in Iceland so the variety is enough. Golfing is an amazing way to experience […]

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Icelandic Vikings

History The Icelandic history preserves many interesting sagas about the vikings who are said to have settled the country from the Norse kingdom of mainland Europe in the 8th century. In the ancient Icelandic language the word “viking” translates to “pirate, a man who conducts sea warfare” which indicates that those people may not have been […]

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