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Five must-see places in East Iceland

Five must-see places in East Iceland

We all have our reasons for traveling. We all have our ideas about what it is that we want to experience and how it is going to enrich our lives. But a big part of why people chose to visit our little Island is the nature of Iceland. read more…

10 places to enjoy local food in Austurland

10 places to enjoy local food in Austurland

I am not going to lie. I love food. Such a big part of traveling is experiencing local food and I know what it is like being in a guest in a foreign country trying to find the best places to sample the local cuisine. So I decided to channel my passion for culinary into this article and tell you about some of my favorite places here in Austurland where you can sample local food. It bears mentioning that by no means or standards is this a complete list and that many excellent establishments are not mentioned in this article. read more…

Five unique things about Austurland

Five unique things about Austurland

It is a question that I have received a thousand times, “so what is different about East Iceland?” Well, each part of Iceland has its distinctive features and history that set it apart. But here are five things that set us here in Austurland apart from the rest of Iceland. read more…

Nine unique places and buildings in East Iceland

Nine unique places and buildings in East Iceland

In this post, I’ll tell you about what buildings or places that we hold dear here in Austurland. Here you can read about some of East Iceland’s biggest attractions like Skriðuklaustur, The blue church in Seyðisfjörður and other places that are an integral part of our history and culture.

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Fun to know

Myths and legends

Myths and legends

Iceland is a country of myths and legends and we love to tell stories. The only difference between the stories in East Iceland and the rest of the country is that ours are all true.

Only in the East

Only in the East

There are a few things you only find in East Iceland and not the rest of the country. The flower bluebell is only native to East Iceland and so are the reindeer that we are so very proud of.