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Icelandic Delicacies: Puffin, Whale, Foal and Fermented Shark

The Atlantic Puffin forms part of the national diet in Iceland, where the species does not have legal protection. Puffins are hunted by a technique called “sky fishing”, which involves catching low-flying birds with a big net. The meat is … Continue reading

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Icelandic gourmet fares

Four days in Iceland were not nearly long enough to discover all the fine foods grown , raised or fished  locally. The island is a gourmet’s paradise providing  staples of very high quality and most unusual choices for the daring … Continue reading

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Unusual duty-free items at Keflavik airport in Iceland

I had a quick connection in Keflavik, Reykjavik’s airport in Iceland on the way home from France. It is a very spacious and pleasant airport with bright halls and many shops. The variety is incredible and the offering quite surprising! … Continue reading

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