Archive: February, 2012

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FOOD AND FUN FESTIVAL IN REYKJAVIK

At Reykjavik’s Food and Fun festival this year, 17 restaurants are taking part, with master chefs competing for the coveted annual “Food & Fun Chef Of The Year” award.


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Take a Break by the Lake

On your Iceland holiday relax at the Laugarvatn Fontana spa, located on the Golden Circle route which features saunas and pools.


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SINGING FOR SWEETS ON ASH WEDNESDAY

On Öskudagur (Ash Wednesday) the streets of Reykjavik fill with witches, wolves, pirates and Pippi Longstockings – children in costume making their way from door to door singing for sweets.


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AN ICELANDIC RECIPE FOR EXPLODING DAY!

Exploding Day in Iceland sees everyone filling up (to bursting point!) on a delicious salted meat and split pea soup.


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IT’S BUN DAY!

On Bolludagur, or Bun Day, Icelandic children wake early to hit their parents with a ‘bun bat’ yelling “Bun! Bun! Bun!”


Lights display at Hallgrimskirkja tonight, part of the Reykjavik Winter Lights Festival

REYKJAVIK WINTER LIGHTS FESTIVAL

Hallgrimskirkja on fire, swimming and skiing to music, Peter and the Wolf, a Lego wonderland, Voices Off photo exhibition – it’s all on at the Reykjavik Winter Lights Festival.


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THE ICELANDIC WINTER SECRET IS OUT!

A record number of travellers came to Iceland in January to enjoy the snow, skiing, northern lights and other Icelandic winter delights.