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Certain Icelandic words have no translation

Icelandic Words With No Translation

We’re pretty used to hearing that language is just another means of communication. It has to be effective and tends to evolve so that fewer words encompass more concepts. When we learn a foreign...
How to plan a road trip to Iceland and Vik church

How Do I Plan a Trip to Iceland?

Travel has changed a lot over time. In the past, the only options available were those offered by travel agents. Now, we have plenty of information available online. That allows most travelers to create...
Woman at War is an Icelandic movie filmed in Iceland

Woman at War – A Showcase of Icelandic Scenery

It’s possible that you may not recognize the title. For some, it may ring a bell. Don’t worry, you haven't gone crazy and you're not alone. But take note, as this little gem of...
Iceland solo travel tips with female traveler

Guide to Solo Travel in Iceland

Traveling bring so many benefits to your mind and body. It is a fact that traveling can make us happier, as it helps to reduce the stress we’re exposed to from our daily routines....
View of pebbles on Iceland's black sand beach Reynisfjara

Stunning Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach in Iceland

Iceland is a country known for its breathtaking natural beauty. The Land of Fire and Ice is home to explosive volcanoes, careening waterfalls, mammoth glaciers, and much more. Thanks to the country’s geology, Iceland...
Want to go hunting dragons in Iceland with this medieval drawing?

Hunting Dragons in Iceland – Lake Lagarfljót and Beyond

Did you know there are dragons in Iceland? I know...crazy, right? The country is known as the Land of Fire and Ice thanks to its explosive volcanoes and massive glaciers. But could Iceland also...
Free things to do in Iceland to save money

Things to do in Iceland for free

Iceland is the second most expensive country in the world. We received this non-so-attractive distinction due to many reasons. To mention a few, the VAT is high. Depending on the product/service, it could be...
The Icelandic Sagas tell the history of Vikings like Ragnar Lothbrok

The Icelandic Sagas: History and Heroism

Thousands of years have gone by since the days where battles and wars were commonplace in our society. We still find those stories fascinating and mesmerizing. They used to be vicious and violent, and...
Takk means thank you in Icelandic

The Icelandic Language and Jaeja

In a world dominated by English, many people consider the language of Shakespeare to be the global lingua franca. And while most Icelanders speak English very well, it’s not our mother tongue. On our...
First time advice and tips for Iceland travel

10 Things to Know For Iceland 1st Timers

Traveling makes us happy in so many ways we are not even aware of. It doesn’t matter where you are traveling to, how many days you mark on the calendar as "holidays", whether you're...