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Harbor Seal

The harbor seal, also known as the common seal, is often seen in the fjord by Akureyri.

Arctic Coast Way

The Arctic Coast Way is amongst the ten "best road trips in Europe" according to CNTraveler.

Traditions in a row

We have been busy with traditions the last couple of days with Bolludagur, Sprengidagur and finally Öskudagur today.


Today it was announced that a new airline, Niceair, will start of their direct flights this summer (June) to Akureyri.

Winter breaks

Akureyri is a popular destination during the winter breaks in Icelandic schools.

Mother of pearl clouds

These special clouds called Nacreous clouds (or mother of pearl clouds) have been seen quite frequently lately.


The Goðafoss waterfall is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Iceland and even more impressive during wintertime when it gets all icy.