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Things to do in Iceland in April
11 February 2019
Natural Wonders

Things to do in Iceland in April

In Iceland, the first day of summer is celebrated in… April! No matter the weather, to Icelanders the official beginning of summer is the first Thursday after April 18.

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Puffins in Iceland in the spring
6 February 2019
Natural Wonders

Top 5 Things to do in Iceland in the Spring

Spring (March through May) is a wonderful time to visit Iceland. The weather can be unpredictable, but you will have awesome access to Iceland’s top attractions, with fewer tourists than in the peak season.

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Iceland on the map
1 February 2019
Practical info

Where is Iceland “On the Map”?

Let’s talk about two things: where is Iceland on the World map, and what events have put Iceland “on the map”?

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Iceland vacation
16 January 2019
Driving in Iceland
Practical info

A Memorable Iceland Vacation

When planning a vacation in Iceland, it is essential to make time for relaxation and spontaneity.

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Jóhanna Guðrún in the Eurovision song contest in 2009
28 December 2018
Icelandic Culture

Is Iceland in the EU?

Since Iceland is in Europe this is a common question. Most of the Scandinavian (North-Europe) countries belong to the EU like Sweden, Denmark and Finland.

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20 December 2018
Icelandic Culture

Who settled Iceland?

This young island has no real “natives” except maybe the arctic fox. Let's settle the question: who settled Iceland ? The story of the settlement

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23 November 2018
Natural Wonders

How Iceland was formed

Iceland is uniquely situated on both two tectonic plates and on a mantle plume (better known as a hotspot).

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23 November 2018
Icelandic Culture
Practical info

Is Iceland safe?

According to the Global Peace Index by the Institute of Economics and Peace, Iceland is the safest country on Earth. Iceland has ranked number one for 10 years in a row. But why?

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23 November 2018
Natural Wonders

What Icelandic horses are like in winter

The Icelandic horse is special for many reasons. In winter the horses hair grows long and bushy in order to keep them warm.

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