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Visit Iceland in October

Visit Iceland in October

October is one of the least busy months in Iceland. The rush of the summer is over, and the festivities of early winter are yet to set in. So, plan to visit Iceland in October for the mild weather, with … Read More

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Northern lights in Iceland

See the Northern Lights in Iceland!

Most travelers look forward to seeing the wondrous Northern Lights in Iceland. Science calls them the Aurora Borealis when the sky glows with greens, blues, and sometimes reds, which look glorious against our wide-open skies and rugged landscapes. Perfect Instagram … Read More

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Iceland in September A perfect private walking tour

Visit Iceland in September

No matter what season you choose to visit. Your Friend in Reykjavik is excited to welcome you to Iceland! What better way to start your visit to Iceland in September than with a walking tour in Reykjavik with one of … Read More

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The Icelandic Christmas cat eats the children who don't get new clothes during Christmas

Christmas in Iceland with 13 Santas and a Christmas Cat!

He’s going to find out who’s naughty and nice. Santa Claus is coming to town. In the case of Iceland, there are not one but 13 Santas who checkout which children behave and who not.   The Yuletide season is full … Read MoreRead More

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A fun group on our Reykjavik food tour visiting Iceland in August

Visit Iceland in August? Excellent Choice!

Is it the best choice to visit Iceland in August? Well, August is a peak visitor month in Iceland for so many reasons. The weather, the sights, the festivals – it’s the perfect storm for good times in Iceland! With … Read MoreRead More

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The Icelandic sheep are our four-legged Vikings

Icelandic Sheep – Our Four-Legged Vikings

The Vikings brought sheep to Iceland over a thousand years ago. Now, the humans didn’t wear horns, but some of these four-legged Vikings did! And they have adapted and flourished into hardy, fluffy mainstays for Icelanders. They provide wool for … Read MoreRead More

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A fun family on a private Reykjavik Walking Tour

Private Tours in Reykjavik, Iceland: Perfect for You

Private Tours in Reykjavik, Iceland: Perfect for You Private tours in Reykjavik, Iceland, are ideal for discovering the magical Bay of Smoke. Today, the steaming hot springs that gave this port city its name makes way for wondrous delights for … Read More

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Traditional food in Iceland - Plokkfiskur

Traditional food in Iceland – Plokkfiskur

Traditional Food In Iceland – Plokkfiskur I remember it fondly that Plokkfiskur or Fish stew was one of the things I frequently had when growing up. Being raised in a small fishing village, of course, helped with the constant supply … Read More

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A traditional Lopapeysa sweater from Iceland

The Icelandic Lopapeysa sweater

The special Lopapeysa sweater and the Icelandic sheep wool Words by Ester, one of the expert local guides of Your Friend In Reykjavik The Icelandic sheep The Icelandic sheep is a separate breed, brought by the Vikings from Norway more than 1100 … Read More

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The legendary work of J.R.R. Tolkien

Norse mythology and Icelandic folktales inspired Tolkien

Norse mythology and Icelandic folktales inspired Tolkien Have you read or seen The Lord of the Rings or the Hobbit? Then you  want to hear about Norse mythology and Icelandic folktales Words by Snædís, one of the expert local guides … Read More

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