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REYKJAVIK’S FAVORITE FLEA MARKET = KOLAPORTIÐ

If you like strolling through markets and see people from all walks of life the Reykjavik flea market is for you! It’s the biggest flea market in Reykjavik, it’s named Kolaportið and it’s very popular among the locals. It’s right … Read More

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THE FERMENTED SHARK OF ICELAND

Everything you need to know about the fermented shark of Iceland For centuries Icelanders had to find ways to store food during long and cold winters. That was before refrigerators and modern technology. One of those „delicacies“ and one of … Read More

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TEN TIPS FOR DRIVING IN ICELAND

It is great to drive around on your own time without any dependence on pre-fixed schedules or destinations. You can just enjoy the unique landscape of this rugged island on your own time. If that is what you have decided … Read More

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TRAVELING WITH CHILDREN IN REYKJAVIK

It can be stressful traveling with children if you are not sure what to expect. We don‘t want you to be stressed so here are a few tips on what to bring and what to do in Reykjavik as a family. While visiting … Read More

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20 FREE THINGS TO DO IN AND AROUND REYKJAVIK

Are you coming to Iceland and discovering how much everything costs here? 🙂 Here are 20 free things to do in the greater Reykjavik area for you to enjoy so you can save some Icelandic krona A visit to Hallgrímskirkja … Read More

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ICELANDER’S LOVE OF LICORICE

Icelanders have always had a thing for licorice. To many travelers’ surprise, so much of the sweets contain some kind of licorice. We don‘t really know why except for the fact that it’s just so good! A few decades ago … Read More

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WHAT IS SKYR?

So Skyr to us is what cheese is to you (at least if you‘re European)! We have it for breakfast, lunch or afternoon snack. It has been a part of the Icelandic traditional diet since the country was settled in … Read More

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HAVE YOU TASTED THE ICELANDIC PUFFIN?

We just added a delicious Puffin taster to The Reykjavik Food Lovers tour Iceland is the largest Atlantic puffin colony in the world with around 66% of the total puffin stock. They have been hunted for centuries by Icelanders and have been an … Read More

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IF SPENDING EASTER IN ICELAND REYKJAVIK IS NOT THE PLACE, BUT ISAFJORDUR IS

There really is just one place to be at Easter and that is Isafjordur. Isafjordur is a small town in the North-West of Iceland. It can get pretty hard to get to this time of year, but somehow people do … Read More

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THE ICELANDIC LAMB SOUP

The Icelandic lamb soup or Kjötsúpa is known as a cure for all and of course, it’s a part of our Reykjavik Food Tour. Cold, the flu, hangover, winter blues that comes with dark days and even a broken heart. It … Read More

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