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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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Landmannalaugar Camping: Everything You Need to Know

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As temperatures warm and the calendar page flips to June, Iceland natives and visitors alike descend for Landmannalaugar camping. This is a popular hiking and camping area in the country’s central highlands. Located in the core of the Fjallbak Nature Reserve, Landmannalaugar is known for its colorful mountains, steaming hot springs and varied vegetation. Is an overnight trip—or even a day hike—to …