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Velvet moments: travel photo – Gulfoss, Iceland

The Gulfoss waterfall is located in southwestern Iceland in a canyon formed by the Hvítá river and is one of the country’s prime attractions. The waterfall’s diagonal, three-tier drop is a sight to behold. At the last step, the water seemingly disappears into a dramatic crevice – you can only see the river continuing its […]

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Confusing cuisine in Iceland

Home to spectacular geysers and the incredible northern lights, there’s no question that Iceland is one of the world’s most beautiful countries. The Icelandic menu, however, is sometimes not quite as appealing as its natural wonders. I always say: you should try everything… at least once. I’ve had my fair share of confusing cuisine but […]

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Reykjavik for foodies

“Iceland” and “cuisine” aren’t two words you would automatically think to put together. And it’s true, the country’s cuisine certainly doesn’t have the cache of France, Italy, or Spain. But among Nordic countries, Iceland offers a surprisingly sophisticated food scene, particularly in the tiny capital, Reykjavik. Icelandic cuisine Home to about 200,000 of the country’s […]

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Enchanting spots: Blue Lagoon

The Blue Lagoon , just outside Reykjavik, is one of the most extraordinary spas I’ve ever been to and I can definitely recommend a visit for anyone planning a trip to Iceland. The lagoon consists of a series of aquamarine blue pools (this amazing colour is created by the silica, algae and minerals in the geothermal […]

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