Are people picking ‘magic mushrooms’ on Reykjavik roadsides?

Reports have been circulating of people spotted recently on traffic islands in Greater Reykjavik – picking mushrooms.

Sheep that roam freely in nature during summer are rounded up in September.

A festival celebrating Icelandic lamb this weekend

When the free range sheep of Iceland are herded up in september, this also heralds the beginning of the lamb slaughter season. One of the city's coolest venues, Kex Hostel, is hosting a weekend of festivities and food to celebrate the famously delicious Icelandic lamb.

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Golden Circle and Fontana Wellness

Golden Circle and Fontana Wellness

From €89

Þingvellir, Gullfoss and Geysir, with a relaxing interlude at the Fontana Geothermal Baths.
Duration: 9 hours.

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