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Founded on literary heritage and the city’s best cinnamon buns, Sandhotel (SLH Group) immerses the guest in Reykjavik’s past – and future.

This collection of historic townhouses turned contemporary retreat has more than a few stories to tell. 141 more words


7 Tips For Traveling to Iceland

With the weather so boiling hot in Florence right now, my mind is escaping to cooler climates and I can’t help but wish that I was back in Iceland… 602 more words


Icelandic colonists from Europe (no, not the Vikings!)

In my book “The Starling” (Oxford University Press), published in 1984 (doesn’t seem like 33 years ago!) I noted the then relatively recent colonisation of Iceland by breeding Starlings. 421 more words

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Arctic springtime

Crocuses and snowdrops in full bloom indicated the arrival of spring, but this was over a month later than our experience of similar events in southern England. 478 more words


Iceland Travel Diary: Day 01

With the alarm waking me up at 6am I headed for the first of two trains to get to Gatwick. The 1.5  hour train journey went without a hitch, a nice surprise given the current state of the British transport system. 250 more words


5WH Interview with: Nick Quantrill

Today, formidable Nick Quantrill, author of The Dead Can’t Talk, the Joe Geraghty trilogy and a heap of fantastic short stories joins me for his  1,186 more words