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Fire and Ice – Visiting Blue Lagoon in the Wintertime

The Blue Lagoon is probably the most popular destination in Iceland.  I think everyone who visits this Northern European country takes a trip to this place and as far as I’m concern, it’s well worth it! The scenery is particularly stunning when you visit in the Winter.  Just the fact that you can bathe in a warm turquoise blue water …

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Reykjavík: Top 10 Sights

Reykjavík, the capital city of Iceland, is also the biggest city on the island, and is located on a 45-minute drive from Keflavík International Airport.  Home to about 120,000 people, Reykjavík has a number of interesting and exhilarating things to offer a curious visitor. Besides hosting a number of fascinating museums, colorful homes, and attractive restaurants, this city is now World famous …

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Visit Iceland on a Budget: 7 Main Tips

It is been a well-known fact that Iceland is one of the most expensive destinations in the World.  You cannot simply dismiss this knowledge with the usual: “Oh, I’ll just eat out of the grocery shops then, I don’t really mind eating sandwiches for a week”.  However, there are some tricks to keep those costs under control, and within a reasonable …

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11 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Went To Iceland

Ever since I lay my eyes on that magical image of the Blue Lagoon for the very first time – I always wanted to go to Iceland.  And thanks to Icelandair, with their very competitive airfares (especially if booking in advance) that dream has finally became a reality this July, 2016. I have to say, I’ve done a fair amount of research to prepare …

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Icelandic Folk Tales

Book:  “A Traveller’s Guide to Icelandic Folk Tales” Author:  Jón R. Hjálmarsson Publisher:  Forlagid, 2016 What comes to mind when you think of Iceland?  Is it the picture perfect, supremely exciting Blue Lagoon?  Is it the magnificent and potentially destructive volcanoes, capable of shutting down the entire air traffic over the European continent for a number of days?  Or is it the notoriously …