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The North Iceland town of Húsavík with its iconic church in the centre.
Michael Chapman

What to See & Do in Húsavík

Despite once being one of North Iceland’s truest hidden gems, the settlement of Húsavík has now been thrust into the global limelight thanks to its role in a new Netflix film. Nestled besides “Shaky Bay”, this town has everything one could want in a holiday destination: beautiful scenery, magnificent wildlife and plenty of fun activities. Read on to learn more about Húsavík in North Iceland.

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A person next to Mt. Kirkjufell on the Snaefellsnes Peninsula
Michael Chapman

A Complete Guide to Visiting Iceland in Winter

What is the winter season like in Iceland? What places should you visit in Iceland and what activities should you do during the winter? Where can you see the Northern Lights, and are the roads safe to drive? Read on to find out all about the top things to do in Iceland in the winter.

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Aurora Borealis over Skaftafell national park
Michael Chapman

14 Best Things to See and Do in Iceland

Iceland promises incredible natural scenery, from tranquil glacier lagoons to black sand beaches. Guests can explore this otherworldly landscape by taking part in a range of exhilarating tour opportunities such as hiking, snorkelling, horseback riding and whale watching. With so much on offer, what are the very best things to see and do during your trip?

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Reykjavik during the summer.
Svanhildur Sif Halldórsdóttir

Latest Updates on COVID-19 in Iceland

Iceland has earned praise and headlines for its reaction to the new coronavirus. Its strategy of large-scale testing, tracing and isolating has proven effective so far. The country is now building on that experience to create a safe place for all who wish to visit by offering COVID-19 tests upon arrival.

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Michael Chapman

What to See and Do on a Visit to Flatey Island

I first visited Breiðafjörður’s Flatey island during the summer of last year, opting for a three-night stay in the hope of discovering just what makes this reclusive locale so special. Those looking to include a visit as part of their Iceland itinerary can reach Flatey by taking the Baldur ferry between Stykkishólmur in the Snaefellsnes Peninsula and Brjánslækur town in the Westfjords.

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Sunrise behind Seljalandsfoss waterfall
Svanhildur Sif Halldórsdóttir

What is the First Day of Summer in Iceland All About?

Looking out my window, I see bare trees, people wearing thick coats, and a dark-grey sky. The snow just left the streets of Reykjavík last week, but you can see that the peaks of Mt. Esja are still bright white. It might not look like it, but today is the first day of summer.

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