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October 20, 2021

KJOTSUPUDAGURINN / ANNUAL MEAT SOUP DAY

This Saturday is a special day, as it is the first day of winter according to the Old Norse calendar. On this occasion, come try the […]
October 15, 2021

PINK OCTOBER

October is a special month of the year, not because of Halloween coming up at the end of the month, but because it is the international […]
September 14, 2021

RETTIR: THE ANNUAL SHEEP ROUND-UP

September is a particular month due to one of the oldest cultural traditions in Iceland: Réttir, the annual sheep round-up. If you have been to Iceland […]
August 10, 2021

FESTIVALS IN ICELAND

All year round, you can attend festivals in Iceland and especially in Reykjavik. Even though the worldwide Covid situation is not the best time for it […]
August 1, 2021

PRIDE MONTH IN ICELAND

August is the month of pride in Iceland. You may know that in the country, LGBTQ+ rights are very progressive. It is one of the most […]
July 7, 2021

HAS THE VOLCANO STOPPED ERUPTING?

May 7, 2021

FAGRADALSFJALL VOLCANO UPDATE

You’ve probably heard about the newest volcano of Iceland: Fagradalsfjall. The eruption began on the 19th of March, the first move made by the dormant volcano […]
April 23, 2021

PUFFIN SEASON HAS ARRIVED!

Lundi is not only the French equivalent for ‘Monday’, it also means puffin in Icelandic. There are estimated 8 to 10 million puffins inhabiting Iceland, as it […]
April 23, 2021

FIRST DAY OF SUMMER IN ICELAND

The First Day of Summer is an annual public holiday in Iceland that is celebrated on the first Thursday after 18 April. It is a celebration […]