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A winter road in Iceland at night with sparkling night sky above and bright stars

The unwritten rules:

Understanding Icelandic etiquette

With this guide in hand, you'll be well-equipped to forge genuine connections with the locals and enjoy a more immersive and authentic experience throughout your Icelandic adventure.

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Why you should embark on a breathtaking Vatnajökull glacier
guided tour

Discover the beauty of Iceland's largest glacier, Vatnajökull. Experience an unforgettable adventure through breathtaking icy landscapes.

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Blue ice with golden hue coloured mountains in the back. Svínafellsjokull glacier in Iceland
Strokkur in South Iceland erupting into the air in a beautiful red sunset behind and icy foreground

Explore Iceland´s geothermal wonders

In this blog, we will traverse the land of fire and ice and reveal the secrets that lie within the depths of these geological wonders, unearthing their transformative impact upon the Icelandic countryside and divulging expert guidance and unmissable experiences tailored to your individual adventure.

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Icelandic wildlife adventures:

Explore Iceland’s fascinating ecosystem

In this blog, we’re embarking on an Icelandic adventure to uncover its mesmerizing wildlife, pristine habitats, and geological marvels.

Join us for an immersive journey through the unique ecosystems of Iceland, tailored for travel enthusiasts, families, solo adventurers, photographers, and nature lovers.

Discover the enchantment of Iceland with us.

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Akureyri town in North Iceland with laminated lights and dramatic sky above

The hidden charm of Akureyri:

Unveiling the northern city of Iceland

In this article, we explore captivating historical landmarks within the enchanting northern city of Akureyri.

Known as the ‘Capital of North Iceland,’ Akureyri offers a harmonious blend of natural wonders, rich cultural heritage, gastronomic delights, and winter adventures.

Nestled amidst Iceland’s northern beauty, this city is a treasure trove of hidden gems, ensuring an unforgettable experience for locals and visitors alike.

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A comprehensive guide to public transport in Iceland

In this article, we unveil the essentials of navigating Iceland's transport network.

Discover how to explore this captivating country, which lacks trains but offers a web of buses, ferries, and domestic flights.

Dive into the details and ensure your journey through Iceland is seamless.

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A dramatic winter road with snow blowing over the road in Iceland
Sun Voyager sculpture with snow covered ground all around.flying birds and a beautiful sunset

The top 10 winter festivals in Iceland

Unveil the captivating wonders of Iceland´s winter magic as you navigate through the cultural heart of the Land of Fire and Ice with Slice of Iceland, your guide to the top
10 winter festivals not to be missed!

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The quaint towns of the Snæfellsnes peninsula

A sightseer´s checklist ✓

Allow Slice of Iceland to guide you on an unforgettable journey through the
charming towns nestled within the Snæfellsnes Peninsula, discovering picturesque landscapes,
local culture, and fascinating history.

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Kirkjufell Mountain and Kirkjufellsfoss waterfall with red light coming on the mountain
Two Icelandic hot dogs at the hot dog stand

A taste of Iceland

10 Local delicacies you must try

In this blog, we take you on a culinary voyage through Iceland, spotlighting iconic dishes that encapsulate the nation's rich cultural and gastronomic heritage.

From fish stews to traditional desserts, discover the flavors that make Icelandic cuisine truly unique.

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A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Icelandic Folk Tales

Discover the captivating world of Icelandic folklore, sagas, and myths in this illuminating blog post.

This concise guide offers you a window into the literary heart and cultural significance of Iceland.

Prepare for an enchanting read that complements the awe-inspiring landscapes of this land of fire and ice.

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Hallgrimskirkja church sitting on top of reykjavik city with colourful houses all around

Writing the history of Iceland´s capital

In this blog post, we explore the enthralling history of Reykjavík, Iceland's vibrant capital.

Journey with us through its transformation from a humble fishing village to a cosmopolitan hub, as we delve into its culture, architecture, and indomitable spirit.

Discover the many layers that compose Reykjavík's unique identity.

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The Ideal Seasons to Explore Iceland’s Prime Destinations

This is your go-to guide for an unparalleled Icelandic adventure.

Dive into the enchanting winter wonderland with the Northern Lights, explore the summer's Midnight Sun, revel in autumn's vibrant colors and wildlife wonders, and experience the magic of spring's renewal.

Discover the best times to visit Iceland's diverse landscapes, seasonal activities, and expert insights to optimize your journey through the Land of Fire and Ice.

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Overview at black sand beach Iceland. Reynisdrangar in the middle of blue ocean, Dyrhólaey arc and Reynisfjara on the coast line

Vík´s iconic puffins and beaches:

An illustrated travelogue

Immerse yourself in the charm of this Icelandic coastal town, where dramatic landscapes, towering cliffs, and enchanting puffin encounters await.

Explore the iconic black sand beaches of Reynisfjara, the majestic Dyrhólaey Lighthouse, and the village's cozy center.

With outdoor adventures and expert guidance from Slice of Iceland, Vik promises an unforgettable, invigorating experience in Iceland's natural wonderland.

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FAQs for the First-Time Traveller to Iceland

Welcome to our Iceland travel guide! In this blog post, we’ll cover essential topics for first-time visitors, including travel tips, the best times to visit, and must-see attractions.

Get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey to the land of fire and ice, packed with practical advice to make your trip a memorable one.

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Jokulsarlon Lagoon in the middle of night Icebergs floating moon is shining with star bright sky and a green line of Northern Lights crossing the sky

The Northern Lights in Iceland:

Ultimate Guide to Capturing the Aurora Borealis

In this comprehensive guide, we embark on a journey into the world of the Northern Lights – unveiling top viewing locations across Iceland, sharing expert tips for aurora hunting, and offering advice on how to capture these heavenly spectacles on camera.

Alongside the ubiquitous aurora fascination, we will delve into the captivating folklore, myths, and legends surrounding this magical light show.

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The Ultimate Outdoor Adventure Guide to Iceland

In this blog post, we present a dazzling array of exhilarating outdoor activities to satiate your thirst for adventure and ignite your passion for discovery.

From the heart-pounding excitement of glacier hiking amidst colossal ice formations, to the thrill of navigating Iceland's rugged terrain on the back of a storied Icelandic horse, our ultimate adventure guide will reveal the boundless opportunities for exploration that await you in this land of fire and ice.

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Ring road route 1 in Iceland heading to Borgarnes

Epic Road Trips:

Unravel the Spectacular Scenic Routes and Pit Stops in Iceland

Whether traversing the renowned Ring Road, navigating the mountainous fjords of the Westfjords, or meandering along the serpentine coastal trails of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula, Iceland's impressive road network unfurls before you like a winding trail of dreams, each bend in the road revealing another sensational vista.

With careful planning, a spirit of adventure, and reliable wheels beneath you, there's no limit to the wonders you can discover as you forge your own path across this enchanting land.

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