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Reykjavik during the summer.
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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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Sunrise behind Seljalandsfoss waterfall
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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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Ellen gives away 300 tickets to Iceland

Last night on her Holiday special on NBC, Ellen’s Greatest Night of Giveaways, talk show host Ellen DeGeneres gave away flights to Iceland with hotel stay for five nights and a visit to the Blue Lagoon.

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