Reykjavík International Literary Festival begins tomorrow, held across a number of cosy venues in Iceland’s quaint, storybook capital, and playing host to a wide panel of informative and entertaining industry e... Read more ➞
Family-friendly music festival HEIMA returns to the town of Hafnarfjörður tomorrow for the sixth year in a row.
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‘HEIMA’ is the Ice... Read more ➞
Icelanders are famed the world over for their intuitive musical abilities. Be they thrashing heavy-metal guitarists, experimental Pop Queens or leather-clad anarchists, this small island boasts some of the most... Read more ➞
Iceland has the largest puffin population in the world and the children of Vestmannaeyjar work diligently to ensure each new generation’s survival.
Find puffin & whale watching tours
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The Icelandic language has many unique and fun words, one of our favourites is this week’s word of the week: Svefngalsi. Read on to learn all about this whimsical word.
Sleep is vital to human beings’ health... Read more ➞
This week sees summer officially arriving in Iceland! Thursday the 25th of April is Iceland’s national ‘First Day of Summer’ and after a long Icelandic winter, it’s very welcome!
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Today is Earth Day, a worldwide day to demonstrate support for our planet. The day was first celebrated 49 years ago, in 1970, and events are now held in over 190 countries.
Iceland is blessed with a lot of... Read more ➞
It’s Easter today! Which means Icelandic families will be opening up their chocolate Easter eggs and reading the proverb or saying they find inside. If you don’t happen to have an Icelandic Easter egg, we have ... Read more ➞
Easter, the celebration of Jesus Christ’s resurrection, is a holiday in all Christian countries. Iceland is one of those countries, but as with anything, Icelanders put their own unique spin on Easter tradition... Read more ➞
Proverbs are little nuggets of wisdom passed down through generations. In Iceland, they are passed down in quite an unusual way. Tomorrow is Easter and Icelanders put proverbs inside Easter eggs, for example, t... Read more ➞
Reykjavík weekends challenge international stereotypes about Iceland; rather than peaceful, isolated and quiet, the atmosphere becomes one of energy, bustle and noise as the city comes alive to showcase its thr... Read more ➞
Today is Good Friday, so Easter is just around the corner. If you’re lucky enough to get an Icelandic Easter egg, you’ll find a proverb or saying on a little note inside. If not, we have a proverb for you to le... Read more ➞