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Worth knowing, news and insider tips around Iceland

January 28th | 2020

Þorbjörn inflates and achieves yellow warning level

The town of Grindavík and the Blue Lagoon, one of the most popular attractions near Reykjavík, have been at risk of a volcanic eruption for a few days... more

January 9th | 2020

Driving in Iceland - Interesting facts about rules and dangers

Driving in Iceland is relaxed. Nevertheless, in some places there are a number of challenges and possibly even life-threatening risks ... mehr

December 28 | 2019

Seltún - hotspot between the tectonic plates

When you arrive in Keflavík, only a few can imagine the impressive landscape hidden in this area. The Krýsuvík volcanic system is located in the middle of the fractured edge of the tectonic plates... more

December 25 | 2019

Jólakötturinn - The Icelandic Christmas cat

Jólakötturinn, the Christmas cat, is the pet of the witch Gryla and her 13 sons, the Jólasveinar. And as befits a witch, this is a different kind of cat. Big, ... more

December 11 | 2019

When a dream starts to come true

Somehow the end of an Iceland trip always comes faster than I wanted. I hardly felt that I was sitting on the plane back home. In September 2019 my thoughts circled... more

Eine Tour durch das Hafengebiet in Reykjavik
December 02 | 2019

Grandi, the old harbor district in the heart of Reykjavík

The former industrial area has become one of the hippest areas of Reykjavik in recent years. With small shops, Musseen and some of the best restaurants lures ... more

zimtschnecken backen
November 24 | 2019

Cinnamon rolls
The perfect way to start a day

Wonderfully airy, interspersed with a fine cinnamon caramel flavor - cinnamon rolls, fresh from the oven are ... more

island geschenk idee tipp weihnachten
November 10 | 2019

Give with all your senses
Gift ideas for Icelandic fans

Not just for Christmas - 'sensual' gift ideas for Icelandic lovers ... more

iceland LAVA Volcano & Earthquake Center
October 31 | 2019

LAVA Volcano & Earthquake Center

Suitable for Halloween a post about the scary, beautiful LAVA Volcano & Earthquake Center in the south of Iceland... mehr

October 26 | 2019

Black beach and hot springs. Riding in the south of Iceland

Black beach and hot springs. That was the name of the 7-day riding tour, each with 5-7 hours in the saddle and the beginning of my love for Iceland ...... mehr

Skyr cookies xmas baking
October 13 | 2019

Skyr biscuits: A treat in any season

Skyr belongs to Iceland like popcorn to a movie visit. Not only in its pure form, it is extremely delicious, but also as an ingredient for these delicious biscuits it comes out well ... more

Gabríel Olfas absent minded
October 10 | 2019

Gabríel Ólafs
Absent minded

On a gray rainy day sitting by the window with a hot drink and a few biscuits to dream about the next Icelandic holiday, then this music just fits perfectly ... . more

island reykjavik perlan
October 08 | 2019

Perlan: Icelandic wonders to touch and feel

Visible from a distance Perlan perches on the Öskjuhlíð hill in Reykjavík. With several attractions it is an ideal destination, especially on rainy days ... more

Island Pullover stricken
October 01 | 2019

What to pay attention to while knitting a Lopapeysa

To knit an Icelandic sweater requires a bit of experience. Some motives really have it in them and you need a certain amount of patience and dexterity .. more

Isländische Wolle kaufen in Álafoss
September 30 | 2019

Some tips for buying wool in Álafoss

Just 15 minutes drive from Reykjavik north to Mosfellsbær. At Álafoss, knit enthusiasts will find everything their heart desires ... more