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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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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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