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    How Iceland Is Regrowing Forests Destroyed By The Vikings A 1,000 Years Ago

    The landscape of Iceland has changed a lot in the last thousand years. When the original Vikings settlers first arrived in the ninth century, it’s estimated that the island was covered in 25 to 40 percent forests made of birch trees. With their permanent settlements, the Vikings needed resources to continue expanding their homes. Being […] More

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    Iceland’s Most Impressive Waterfalls As Seen From The Air

    Iceland’s hundreds or even thousands of waterfalls are one of the country’s most recognizable natural features. They’re everywhere! This is because Iceland is perfectly suited for waterfalls. The North Atlantic climate produces frequent rain and snow and the near-Arctic location results in many large glaciers, whose ice melts in the summer, feeding hundreds of rivers. […] More

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    Iceland Features In A Dodge Ram Super Bowl Commercial

    The landscapes of Iceland and Icelandic actors featured prominently in an ad for Dodge Ram that aired during halftime of Super Bowl LII. The ad starts along the coast of Iceland where pickup driving vikings board an authentic looking viking longship while a fast-paced version of Queen’s “We Will Rock You” gets them pumped-up. Their […] More

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    Snow Storm Turns Reykjavik Into A Beautiful Winter Wonderland

    Most parts of Iceland had some pretty bad weather last week and over the weekend, but this morning Reykjavík woke up to the most wonderful sight! The stormy winds had gone and everything was covered by a beautiful soft blanket of snow. Our friends at The Reykjavík Grapevine captured this short but lovely video of […] More

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    Icelandic Fish Oil To Be Sold In The United States

    Generations of Icelanders have grown up with the tradition of taking a spoonful of "Lýsi", or cod liver oil, first thing in the morning. High in omega-3 fatty acids, fish oil has often been credited for Iceland having one of the highest life expectancy in the world. While multiple fish oil products that say they [...]
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    Bottlenose Whale Stuck In Reykjavik’s Old Harbor Gets Rescued

    The staff at Elding whale watching tours in Reykjavík didn't have to venture far off shore yesterday morning in search for wildlife. In the early hours they noticed what seemed like a distressed whale stuck inside the Old Harbor area. On closer inspection they found out it was a northern bottlenose whale that had swam into [...]
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    Magical View Of The Northern Lights Captured From A Plane Window

    The Northern Lights are a spectacle from the ground, but catch them while you’re flying at 35,000 feet and you are in for a once-in-a-lifetime treat. When photographer Aryeh Nirenberg decided to travel to Iceland his hope was to see the Northern Lights at least once during his trip. Little did he know he’d see […] More

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    Two Icelandic Kids Take The Idea Of A Lemonade Stand To The Next Level

    Photo source: Facebook / Ragnheiður Valgarðsdóttir These two young entrepreneurs were spotted yesterday evening selling hot chocolate and freshly made 'kleinur' by the Grótta lighthouse, which is a popular tourists location in Reykjavík. When asked, the adorable pair of business savvy friends said they had built their food stand all by themselves by constructing it [...]
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