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Three kayakers on the blue ocean in North Iceland.
Svanhildur Sif Halldórsdóttir

Ocean Kayaking with Sóti Summits in North Iceland

Sóti Summits is a fairly-new tour operator in North Iceland, located between the towns of Hofsós and Siglufjörður. We decided to pay Sóti Summits a visit, as well as take to the seas with an action-packed 4-day kayaking course.

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Rachel McAdams in the Eurovision Movie performing a song.
Svanhildur Sif Halldórsdóttir

“Husavik” nominated for an Oscar

Iceland has made its mark on this year’s Academy Awards. Earlier today, it was announced that “Húsavík”, the song named after a North-Iceland town, was nominated for Best Original Song at the 93rd Academy Awards. Furthermore, “Yes-People”, an animated short by Icelander Gísli Darri Halldórsson, was nominated for Best Animated Short.

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Michael Chapman

The Top 7 Reasons You Should Visit Iceland in 2021

Iceland is the perfect getaway in 2021, offering guests a true escape from the trying circumstances faced by the world over recent months. With that in mind, what are the major reasons you should consider paying a visit to this unforgettable island nation in the coming year?

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The North Iceland town of Húsavík with its iconic church in the centre.
Svanhildur Sif Halldórsdóttir

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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