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New Keflavik Airport office location

We have moved our Keflavik airport office to a new location. Our new office is located at Blikavellir 3 and is in walking distance from Kefalvik Aiport. There is a shuttle bus that will shuttle our customers between the airport and our office.

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The Game of Thrones

Iceland as Shooting Location

Among films shot in Iceland for the icy backdrops were “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider” featuring Angelina Jolie. The scenes were shot at the famous Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon. Ice was also the focal point of the producers of “A View To A Kill” (1985), Roger Moore’s last James Bond film.

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Iceland is a country with a deep-rooted tradition for stories of the paranormal, as the widespread belief in the existence of hidden people (i. huldufólk) attests.

On Ghostly Paths

The Deacon of Dark River (Djákninn á Myrká) takes place in Hörgárdalur, North Iceland, and is arguably the most famous Icelandic ghost story.

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Iceland as a Shooting Location

Considering Iceland’s unique nature, it will probably come as no surprise that numerous foreign productions for cinema as well as television have been shot in Icelandic locations, either partly or completely.

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Icelandic Ring Road

If there is one thing that facilitates travels around Iceland it’s the National Route 1 - the epic Ring Road - that conveniently encircles the entire country. Whether you are simply driving a particular stretch of the Ring Road to get from A to B or living the dream of making a road trip of the Ring itself, you will be exposed to photography opportunities on a regular basis

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Iceland Golden Circle

Iceland Golden Circle

As a savvy traveller researching Iceland you will most likely have heard about the fabled “Golden Circle” in Iceland. And sure enough, pretty much everything you’ve heard is true. In a convenient loop of approximately 300 kilometers (around 186 miles) you can check off several bucket list-worthy sights, where rich history and stunning landscapes make sure you leave with your mind duly blown.

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The Best Day Trips From Reykjavik

Iceland has a lot to offer, one need look no further than a large spike in recent tourist interest as evidence of this. The Capital, Reykjavik is a vibrant city with unique people, culture, history, nightlife, and a thriving arts scene. But the real draw for most people visiting Iceland is its stunning natural beauty.

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‘Number Two Man’ is Number One Seller

A new sign showing a squatting figure and a dark piece of something dropping from its behind is selling well these days in Iceland. As you may imagine, the piece shown dropping is what some of us politely refer to as number two. The reason for the popularity of the sign is that landowners are tired of tourists using their property as a toilet.

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Polar bear in Iceland

Lawyer Says Polar Bear Shooting Stinks

The shooting of a polar bear in Northwest Iceland on Saturday demonstrated a lack of understanding of animal protection issues and a lack of respect for animal lives. That is the view of Árni Stefán Árnason, a lawyer who specializes in animal rights, Vísir reports.

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Pilot Whales Rescued in Akranes

Two pilot whales were rescued in Akranes, West Iceland, early Monday morning, according to RÚV. The whales had repeatedly swum up to shore by Elínarhöfði, where they got stuck. The rescue mission took two hours, but rescue workers arrived at the scene shortly after 1 am.

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