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Photos: Reykjavik turned off its street lamps so people could watch the Northern Lights

Leave it to the Icelandic to know how to watch Aurora Borealis the right way. As the Northern Lights were due to illuminate the night sky over the Reykjavik, the capital’s city council… 408 more words

The odd origins of the primal, heart-stopping Viking war chant that is spreading from sport to sport

Last week, fans of the Minnesota Vikings American football team unveiled a new group chant to inspire their players. More than 66,800 fans clapped and shouted in unison as the tempo got faster and faster. 373 more words

This hand-drawn map got a postcard delivered to a remote farm in Iceland

No address? No problem for Íslandspóstur, Iceland’s postal service. An envelope bearing a series of detailed descriptions and a hand-drawn map–and no address–made its way from Reykjavik, the country’s capital city, to a farm and “mini-zoo” more than 150 km away in the Dalabyggð region in western Iceland. 403 more words

4 Places You Can Experience the Real Reykjavik

Iceland’s capital has seen an influx of tourism over the past few years, but the city of Reykjavik still holds some secrets for those looking to truly experience the city. 562 more words

Travel As Gen Y

The Perfect Sighting

Do perfect trips exist in the real world? As a seasoned traveller, I’d have to say, there is no such thing as a perfect trip. Things are meant to go wrong. 475 more words


Short Trip to East Greenland in Photos

I thought I might compile several of the photos from our recent east Greenland trip here in one place. Each links to a larger version in… 511 more words

Pictures From The Road

Visit Iceland: 7 romantic things to do

Today i suggest my favourite best 7 romantic things to do in Iceland together or for the honeymoon, based on my recent experience of my 3 journeys in Iceland… 1,987 more words