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East Iceland

East Iceland - Photo by Friðþjófur Helgason Bakkafjordur Bakkafjörður Borgarfjörður Eystri Tiny, tight-knit communities extend a warm welcome here. A well-...

Hekla

Hekla Hekla, (1,491 m) the most famous volcano in Iceland and one of the best-known volcanoes in the world and has been active for thousands of years. The mo...

The History of Sweden

The History of Sweden Alf Aber professor of History Agriculture begins About 6,000 years ago agriculture came to Sweden. A new religion came to the country. T...

The Icelandic Pool Culture

The Icelandic Pool Culture A Secret Swimming Pool The Icelandic swimming pool culture is something that visitors shouldn’t miss. Swimming pools serve as ...

Ásmundur Sveinsson (1893–1982)

Ásmundur Sveinsson (1893–1982) was one of the pioneers of Icelandic sculpture. In his early days his pieces invariably met with opposition and fierce criticism ...

Hiking trails near Hólaskjól.

Hiking There are many hiking trails near Hólaskjól. Hiking trails around Hólaskjól (map) In Álftavötn a 6-7 km walk from Hólaskjól, past waterfalls...

The Pastors of Aðalvík

The Pastors of Aðalvík North of Ísafjarðardjúp lies Aðalvík bay, open to the sea. The mountain Ritur marks the southern end of the bay, while to the north Stra...

Low-Cost Fares to Norway

Low-Cost Fares to Norway Norwegian flies to four European cities from Keflavik International Airport. Norway and Iceland share a rich history and flying b...

Connecting Germany to Iceland

Lufthansa: Connecting Germany to Iceland Iceland is a travel hot-spot at the moment attracting visitors from around the world. Iceland’s natural wonders lik...

National Museum of Iceland

National Museum of Iceland Treasure Trove of Sources for Years to Come Hjálmar R. Bárðarson, naval engineer and amateur photographer, bequeathed his collect...

Le Bistro

Le Bistro A Taste of France in the Heart of Reykjavík Strolling along downtown Reykjavík’s famous Laugavegur shopping street is always a treat. Here you w...

Reykjavik’s Living Museum

Reykjavik’s Living MuseumThe Árbæjarsafn museum is designed to educate and entertain all agesImagine a museum that welcomed children to participate in the exhib...

HRAFNSEYRI

 HRAFNSEYRIA farm that changed a nation, a museum for the futureA  small, very remote farm, on a mountainside almost at the end of the world; the home of t...

Restaurant Vín og Skel

Vín og SkelIcelandic and French cuisine join forces in the first mussel restaurant in Reykjavík Ingredients from the sea have always featured prominently in Ice...