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Weird Food and Drinks You Must Try in Iceland: Puffin, Shark and Whale, Oh My

Iceland. It’s a land of contrasts, and while that normally refers to the landscapes, the unique culinary scene is just as ...


Iceland Travel Guide

Weird moonscapes, unearthly lakes, remote glaciers, snowy wastes, sulphuric springs, geothermal spas and the Gates of Hell...


Would You Climb inside a Volcano?

Ever since Eyjafjallajökull (pronounced "Eyja"-the Icelandic word for island, "Fjalla" mountain -"Jokull" glacier, easy no...


That Time I Became a Certified Viking in Iceland

One of the best parts of my job is reading about amazing places all day, but at the same time, the countless awesome trips...


Iceland National Day: Celebrate their Independence

June 17 mark's Iceland National Day, their Independence Day Celebration if you will. Founded in 1944, the date was chosen because it was the birthday of Jón Sigurðsson, a major leader from the Westfjords and political component in the Icelandic freedom movement. A godfather like figure, Jón is revered as one of the few experts on Icelandic history. Although Iceland had been independent since 1918, its foreign affairs had been conducted by Denmark until the beginning of World War II. Today, th...