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Christmas in Iceland an online walking tour

Christmas in Iceland – Online Walking Tour

Christmas in Iceland – Online Walking Tour of Reykjavik This Christmas join Your Friend in Reykjavik, Valur for an online walking tour of downtown Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland.    We are going to be walking through the Christmas lit … Read More

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hot springs in Iceland

Blue Lagoon is not the only hot springs in Iceland

As you plan your Iceland trip itinerary, you’ll probably find Blue Lagoon recommended as a “must go”. Gorgeous blue waters, mineral-rich water and mud, and serene natural beauty await every visit. Blue Lagoon is a beautiful spot, but there are … Read More

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This is a drawing of Reykjavik dating back to the year 1801

Reykjavik History 1801

A drawing of Reykjavik from 1801 This picture is a drawing of Reykjavik #iceland dating back from 1801 👍😊. Marked on the image are some buildings that are still standing today. The Cathedral Church and the prison built in 1770 … Read More

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The beautiful Sun Voyager or Sólfarið by the Reykjavik harbor

Visiting Iceland in December

Every time is an excellent time to visit Iceland, but December is especially special. We have the Northern Lights, ideal wintry landscapes, and 13 Santas to celebrate Christmas! Whether you venture out around the island or explore in and around … Read MoreRead More

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The road to the Cave of singing

Singing in the Cave of singing

A dark Icelandic lullaby in Sönghellir Your Friend in Reykjavik singing the classic Icelandic lullaby: Sofðu unga ástin mín (Sleep, my little love). The perfect location for this song is in a cave called Sönghellir (The cave of singing) by … Read More

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Rick Steves in Iceland

Visiting Your Friend In Reykjavik Before the world was turned upside down, due to covid, a very interesting world traveler joined our Reykjavik Food Tour. The popular television host, guidebook author, and organizer of tours bringing people from the US … Read More

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Why You Should Visit Iceland in November

Plan to visit Iceland in November if you want to embrace the cold and fun across the island! Look up to the skies for the Northern Lights or explore the brilliant ice caves. Learn some Icelandic or check out our … Read More

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Delicious Fishball coming out of the oven

Fiskibollur – Fishballs a family recipe

The family recipe for Icelandic fishballs Use one kilo of any white fish (Here I cooked about 1,7 kilos of Cod) One large onion (I did two onions for 1,7 kg of fish) 100g Wheat (170g for 1,7 kg) 100g Potato … Read More

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Swimming pools in Iceland: Don’t be shy!

Almost every community has at least one swimming pool in Iceland. It may be hard to believe, but Icelanders love to swim. But when you find out that school children start swimming lessons from Year 1, you can see how … Read More

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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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