11 February 2020
Practical info

Are drones allowed in Iceland?

Once upon a time, it was free for all to use a drone wherever the drone-owner wanted to use it. Then the authorities saw they could be dangerous or at least disruptive, either for people or animals and laws on drones were implemented. Drones are generally allowed, but there are quite a few restrictions in place.

4 February 2020
Icelandic Culture

Fun things to do in February in Iceland

The long month of January is finally over, and the bright days of February are upon us. Not only are the days getting better, but the relentless weather warnings are slowing down.
OK, it is not all doom and gloom, of course. Even though Mother Nature decided it was possibly time for an eruption in a place which has not had one in about 700 years.

27 January 2020
Practical info
Icelandic Culture

The Best Lobster Soup in Iceland

When you think about Icelandic food it might be the world-famous Icelandic hot dog, or shark or a singed sheep’s head but not lobster. But we do love lobster, we even have a lobster fast food truck in downtown Reykjavík!

22 January 2020
Natural Wonders

Why does Iceland look like Mars?

We are keeping on with the theme of geology. This time we are going to discuss the Moon landscape of Iceland. And the Mars landscape of Iceland. It’s both!

20 January 2020
Natural Wonders

How was Iceland made?

Like we said in our last post, Iceland is being pulled apart by the tectonic plates. What we didn’t mention was that this has been a theme of Iceland since the beginning of time itself.

15 January 2020
Natural Wonders

History of Volcanic Eruptions in Iceland

You probably know that Iceland is one of the most volcanically active countries in the world. Our eruptions are different from many places as the country is being pulled apart, so it literally rips open to create new land. Many other countries are being smushed together, which causes friction.

16 December 2019
Icelandic Culture

Icelandic Christmas Desserts

Historically, Icelanders don’t really have a much of a sweet tooth. That is not because we didn’t want to but more to do with the fact that most people were incredibly poor and sugar was not something the people would spend money on.

16 December 2019
Icelandic Culture
Practical info

New Year‘s Eve in Iceland

New Year‘s Eve in Iceland is one of those things that should be on everyone‘s bucket list. We are totally not biased at all! It‘s just the greatest. It’s like 4th of July, Bonfire night and Midsummer’s Eve all in one fabulous evening.

10 December 2019
Icelandic Culture

Christmas traditions in Iceland

Every country has its own sets of Christmas traditions and Iceland, of course, has its own. They mostly revolve around food and books. And fireworks. So, check out this fun list of Iceland Christmas traditions.