Author: foodadmin2016

January 11, 2017 foodadmin2016

Crisscross is proud to be among the 300 Icelandic tour operators that came together yesterday, January 10th 2017, to sign a statement on Responsible Travelling. The aim is to make Iceland  a desired destination for times to come by sustainable practices and by travel operators taking responsibility for how their activities affect the environment and community….

December 27, 2016 foodadmin2016

For most people taking a bath probably means a good, warm shower or soaking in warm water in a cozy bathtub. But there are some who choose a different kind of bathing and find it particularly refreshing in the winter time. Swimming in the sea has been an increasingly popular activity in Iceland in the…

December 21, 2016 foodadmin2016

Today is the shortest day of the year, with sunrise in Reykjavik at 11:22 and sunset at 15:31. It is a lovely day, full of promises of brighter days ahead. After an exceptionally mild winter we finally have some snow and it looks like we will be enjoying white Christmas. In the Old Way, before…

December 5, 2016 foodadmin2016

December 10th is International Terra Madre day, when Slow Food organisations around the world celebrate and honour artisan food production. It is very fitting that this day will see an artisan food market in Harpa concert house in Reykjavík. Icelandic artisan food producers bring their tastiest food to town. This is a great opportunity for food…

November 29, 2016 foodadmin2016

The days keep getting shorter. The winter has been rainy, adding to the darkness. Christmas decorations are coming up all around town and at home we light candles and Christmas lights. Winter has its charm, but still it feels good to remember summer. In a few weeks the days start getting longer again and before…

November 27, 2016 foodadmin2016

At the sheep farm November is shearing season. Autumn has been mild, but now it is time for the sheep to shed their wool and take their place in the coop. During winter they regrow their wool and the sheep that were among the first ones to be sheared are already starting to look a bit…

November 27, 2016 foodadmin2016

Hraunfossar waterfalls Hraunfossar waterfalls are a sight for sore eyes, winter and summer, rain or shine. Always beautiful and always changing the way they display themselves.   This natural phenomenon, where fresh water trickles down from underneath the lava field and falls into the river Hvítá, is a frequent stop on Crisscross tours. Although the…