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Beer from Borg Brugghus. Celabrate the national beer day in Iceland

The national Beer Day in Iceland

March 1st is the national Beer Day in Iceland and this year we will celebrate 25 years of legally drinking this golden beverage. Book cheap flights to Reykjavik with WOW air and get ready for the beer tasting of a […]

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The Vikings

Ah, the Vikings. Those crazy sailors to whom we owe so much – but not all of it exactly ‘PG’. Despite their less endearing habits, they were an amazing bunch and without them Iceland wouldn’t be here today. They didn’t […]

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Iceland’s progressive heritage

The Icelandic language is the cornerstone of Icelandic culture, in large part due to a strong literary heritage. Icelanders still read the tenth-century Sagas in the original Old Norse, once spoken by all of the Nordic countries, but now only […]

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Icelandic museums

There are lots of museums in Iceland. Plenty enough museums for anyone – and even a few too many for some people! All this means is that you have to choose carefully and follow your own internal compass about what […]

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Let’s talk about…water

Yes, water. Possibly the most interesting, and also boring, topic in the world. It’s all over the place, it’s clear, it doesn’t have much taste and rain is made of it. On the other hand, it created our most impressive […]

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Reykjavík

Sometimes our glorious capital can be forgotten in the clamour to tell you about Icelandic towns. It can be assumed that everyone knows about Reykjavík but may not know about places like Akureyri, Ísafjörður and Selfoss. It has come to […]

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Þingvellir

It’s sort of hard to understate the importance of this little bit of countryside to the Icelandic nation. Pretty much everything of national significance happened here until the tiny village of Reykjavík grew too big for its boots and stole […]