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Grimsey Island: Iceland In 8 Days’ Comprehensive Guide

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Grimsey is Iceland’s northernmost island, located 41km north off the coast of the mainland. It’s best known for its location on the Arctic Circle, which cuts across the midpoint of the island. In the warmer parts of the year, the population consists of about 100 residents. During the winter months, the number of people who stay on the island is …

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North Iceland: Iceland In 8 Days’ Comprehensive Guide

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Of all the amazing travel destinations in the world, North Iceland stands alone as one of the most breathtakingly beautiful and diverse. North Iceland is a land filled with rich culture and striking imagery. You truly won’t be able to find this type of natural splendor anywhere else in the world. In this ultimate guide to North Iceland, we will be …

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The Westfjords: Iceland In 8 Days’ Comprehensive Guide

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The Westfjords of Iceland is where the urban growth and tourist presence of Southwest Iceland (Reykjavik, the Keflavik Airport, etc) come to a grinding halt. Here, the landscapes mimic the quiet and natural beauty found in East Iceland. Eerily silent and rarely sought after by travelers, the Westfjords has plenty to offer those who visit. The Northwestern peninsula of Iceland …

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East Iceland: Iceland In 8 Days’ Comprehensive Guide

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The following is a guest post on East Iceland by Iceland in 8 Days contributor Kayla Sheffield. Unlike the urban Western region of Iceland, East Iceland thrives on scenic views and local fisheries. The area, better known for its Icelandic name “Austurland,” is home to some of the most beautiful waterfalls and landscapes in all of Iceland. It is studded …

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The Stunning And Often Overlooked Snaefellsnes Peninsula

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Iceland is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. It’s cold, stunning beauty is unparalleled. Large mountain ranges rise out of the snow and black rocks of the Snaefellsnes Peninsula. A large pocket of magma lies beneath Iceland. Around 70 million years ago, this island rose up out of the sea in a great volcanic eruption. Since then …

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The Magical Forgotten Eastfjords: The East Coast Of Iceland

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Have you ever thought about taking a trip to Iceland? There are many amazing countries in the world, but Iceland will hold a spot in the heart of many tourists. This is not a coincidence. The Eastfjords (Eastern Region of Iceland) has become popular for many reasons. As of 2007, the Eastern Region was home to roughly 15,000 people. It …