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Located in the Northern Atlantic Ocean, Iceland is a volcanic Island with some 300,000 inhabitants. Famous for its hot springs, its splendid landscapes and its midnight sun, the country is a member of the European Economic Area.

Iceland is a productive country with a diverse economy, specializing in the manufacturing industry and in the services sector. It is therefore a promising destination for expatriates.

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I have spoken to many people about living in Iceland. What is crazy is the fact the people don’t talk about ´living’ in Iceland but ´surviving´. This country does get it extremes in weather and landscape. Hurricane scale winds are the ´norm´, heavy snow, sand storms, sunshine, rain, earthquakes, avalanches and volcanic eruptions, sometimes everything within the space of 20 minutes.

Iceland is a volcanic island that has geological features that make it a particularly unique place to live. Thanks to government efforts to protect these unique surroundings and an abundance of renewable energy from geothermal to hydro, it is a very environmentally-friendly nation, coming in second in the 2017 Yale Environmental Performance Index.

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Lavakids Iceland

last year

Lavakids blog tells about how it is to move to Iceland and raise your kids here. How to adjust and face the pros and cons living on an extreme lava rock? The blog tells my personal experience about changing a country at adult age (30 +), giving birth and raising kids abroad, and searching your compass in career world.

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Sky as a kite (Tine's Blog)

3 years ago

This is where I blog about my daily misadventures here in Reykjavík, where I'm currently working as a physiotherapist. I will be writing about my projects and thoughts including but not limited to bread baking, politics , hiking and general geekery. Blog posts are mainly in English, but German, Spanish and Icelandic might turn up as well.

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Gold and Green Forests (Gull og Grænir Skógar)

4 years ago

A Brit Abroad. Archaeologist. Tea drinker. Chocolate addict. Veggie. Rugby fan. Traveller. Book Worm. Animal-lover. PhD Researcher. Lost in Iceland.

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