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Iceland Most Commons Words

Updated: 29th January 2024 Here are some of the most common words and phrases we get asked how to say by people visiting Iceland! How to say hello in icelandic Halló How to say thank you in icelandic Þakka þér fyrir How to say hi icelandic hæ How to say good morning in icelandic Góðan… Read More »Iceland Most Commons Words

Traditional Icelandic Foods Guide

Updated: 29th January 2024 Icelandic cuisine offers a unique culinary adventure for your taste buds, combining a rich history with the fresh, natural produce of a country that’s surrounded by the ocean and graced with untainted landscapes. Whether you’re curious about the traditional meals or the modern foods that are shaping contemporary Icelandic diets, your… Read More »Traditional Icelandic Foods Guide

The Best Museums in Iceland

Updated: 29th January 2024 Overview of Iceland’s Museum Culture In Iceland, your cultural adventure isn’t confined to the stunning natural landscapes – museums across the country offer a wealth of experiences. These cultural institutions range from national treasures housing historical artefacts to quirky, small-scale operations focusing on more niche aspects of Icelandic life. For example,… Read More »The Best Museums in Iceland

What is Iceland Famous for?

Updated: 29th January 2024 Geography and Nature Iceland is a treasure trove of natural wonders, from the roaring heat of volcanoes to the crystalline beauty of ice caves. It’s a place where the power of nature is visible and accessible, offering you a diverse landscape like no other. Volcanoes and Geothermal Activity With its location… Read More »What is Iceland Famous for?

How to Learn Icelandic Quickly

Updated: 29th January 2024 Learning Icelandic may seem like a challenge given its reputation for complexity, but with the right approach and resources, you can make the journey an enjoyable and rewarding experience. As one of the North Germanic languages, Icelandic has retained much of its ancient vocabulary and structure, providing a fascinating window into… Read More »How to Learn Icelandic Quickly

Most Common Questions About Iceland

Let’s explore the most common questions we get asked about this Nordic wonderland. Whether it’s the best time to see the Northern Lights or when to expect the first snowfall, we’ve got you covered.  How many people in iceland speak english A significant portion of the population in Iceland speaks English. While Icelandic is the… Read More »Most Common Questions About Iceland

History of Reykjavik

Updated: 28th January 2024 Reykjavik, the capital city of Iceland, holds a unique position in the annals of history as the world’s northernmost capital. Boasting a vibrant cultural scene and serving as the heart of Icelandic civilisation, Reykjavik’s origins can be traced back to the first permanent settlements in Iceland. It is widely accepted that… Read More »History of Reykjavik

History of Hofn

Updated: 28th January 2024 Nestled in the southeast of Iceland, Höfn is a quaint fishing town with a fascinating history that stretches back to the Viking Age. Its name, meaning ‘harbour’ in Icelandic, aptly reflects the town’s long-standing relationship with the sea, playing a crucial role in its development. From its early days as a… Read More »History of Hofn

History of Egilsstadir

Updated: 28th January 2024 Egilsstaðir, the largest town located in East Iceland, holds a narrative that intertwines the story of modern development with historical roots. Officially established in 1947, the town’s inception marked a pivotal moment for the surrounding districts, which saw Egilsstaðir as a burgeoning regional service centre. Unlike many other Icelandic towns that… Read More »History of Egilsstadir