• Historic Facts
  • 1783
    "Skaftáreldar", one of the largest volcanic eruptions in recorded history, begins, killing over half of the population.

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  • Weather
Time in Iceland: 02:23
Weather in Iceland at: 08:00
Reykjavík
Temperature: 3.9 C°
Wind: 8 m/s.
Akureyri
Temperature: 2.4 C°
Wind: 5 m/s.
Egilsstaðir
Temperature: 2.3 C°
Wind: 9 m/s.
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Articles & Reviews

Here you can read a collection of articles about Iceland; it's culture, nature, economy and interesting places all around the country. All our articles are written by locals and so build on inside knowledge about the country and it's nation. Look for general information and useful tips for traveling in Iceland, or browse through more detailed articles about Icelanders and living in Iceland. You will also find reviews on restaurants, shopping, tours and accommodation, as well as user submitted, travel stories, both in English and Icelandic.

A shorter version of many of the articles appear in the Visitor's Guide book. However, the travel stories are exclusivly on the web. If you would like to share your travel experiences here, please send them to us via e-mail, visitorsguide@netid.is.


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