Hæ hæ, Welcome to our family life in Iceland
local tips, advice & stories
To catch you up, in February 2016 Sonia followed her heart and relocated to Reykjavik to be with her Viking, Ingimar (now husband). Ever since packing up her life in the UK and landing on this beautiful island she has filmed, edited and uploaded a weekly 'Living in Iceland' video to her YouTube channel.
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Population: 338,349+ people (91% Icelanders)
Reykjavik is the most Northern capital in the world
Currency: Icelandic Krona
‘The Land of Fire and Ice’ home to some of Europes largest glaciers & the world's most active volcanoes
Summer: May - August, July average 52°F (11°C) / daylight for almost 24hours
Winter: November - March, January average 32°F (0°C) / daylight for around 4hours, great for Northern Lights
Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) a magical display of light in the sky, only seen in winter (when it's dark)
crime in Reykjavik is almost non-existent
Tipping is not required
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We’ve partnered with Iceland Travel, a trustworthy local tour operator to offer you tours to our favourite locations, so you can experience the best of Iceland, and go home with amazing stories, pictures and memories. Have a look through the following tours and book easily, right here.