Culture,Travelling around

Some of the birds that came back to Iceland

29 Apr , 2015  

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Now that summer has finally arrived, or that sun has started to shop up at least, one of the other clues that the good days are coming is the arrival of birds to Iceland Since the beginning of the month of march, flocks of birds are coming back to their nesting grounds. Meet some of them. More…

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Travelling around

Glymur – Tallest waterfall in Iceland

14 Feb , 2015  

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The waterfall Glymur, with a cascade of 196 m, is the highest waterfall of Iceland.

It is situated at the rear end of the Hvalfjörður. Since the opening of the tunnel under this fjord, most people bypass the area. However, it is a very beautiful part of the country with volcanoes and tree plantations. More…

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Music

The Icelandic Call VI

7 Aug , 2012  

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For now, here is the last part of The Icelandic Calling by our guest writer Feather. Iceland is a special place indeed. It affects everyone differently.

Have you been to Iceland yet? What inspired or impressed you the most?

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Culture,Something about Iceland

National Sport – Ever wondered what they play up north?

2 Aug , 2012  

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I’m not the kind of person that watches sports, I rather do them. But in Iceland sometimes you simply just get drawn into certain crazes. Like Icelanders obsession with the Eurovision Song Contest…

Or their national obsession for handball. I have no clue about handball to be honest. The closest I got to it was when we tried to play it a few times during sport class back in school. But that was ages ago… More…

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Culture

The Icelandic Calling V – Cats

30 Jul , 2012  

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Feather loves cats. In fact she is a cat in disguise.

Cats are everywhere in Reykjavík and they will get your attention. I got the impression that for a capital city, Reykjavik has an unusually high number of town cats on the prowl. It seems also that Icelandic cats have somewhat of an awesomeness factor (and I say that although I’m more of a dog person).

So here’s Feather’s account about her encounters with these feline creatures.

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Activities,Featured

7 Ideas For A Rainy Day In Reykjavík

25 Jul , 2012  

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After the summer spell we are back to more diverse weather – wind, rain, sun, wind, rain, heavy rain, sun …. pffff. And of course you just arrived in Iceland and the weather sucks. So what to do? Either stick to your plans, put on your rain gear and go and explore town and go hiking in nature no matter what. Or if you don’t have a waterproof ensemble or don’t fancy to fight against nature just make the best of it and explore the indoor alternatives Reykjavík has to offer. More…

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Featured,Nightlife

Icelandic Nightlife !?!?

20 Jul , 2012  

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Well, Iceland might not be known for its high quality beer but definitely for the Icelandic way of partying. This is icelanders number one activity  ! Forget everything you know about nightlife. You’ve never been out like you will be out in Reykjavik ! More…

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Culture

The Icelandic Calling IV – Second Hand Shops

16 Jul , 2012  

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Part IV of the Icelandic Calling by Feather. Have you been to those Vintage shops yet that Icelanders seem to love? Personally I prefer Kolaportið (the flea market every weekend in the harbour of Reykjavík) or the Red Cross shop, as they are definitely the cheaper options.

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