The Cerca Guide to Iceland

The Cerca Guide to Iceland

Welcome to Cerca! We’re putting the world's best travel guide on your phone. Visit cercatravel.com to sign up for access. --- At the tender age of 16 million years, Iceland is a geological infant, where volcanoes are still building this truly unique place. If it's the dark winter wonderland or the constant light of Icelandic summer there are so, so many experiences here. And in this Cerca Guide, the brilliant Svavar Jónatansson shares the secrets of the land, the sagas of the people, and stories from the history of one of the least densely populated places on Earth. And there's even more in the Cerca app - bonus content, maps, and info on the points of interest mentioned in our episodes. Listen, become inspired and plan all without worrying about having to hit pause and take notes - because the info you need is waiting for you in the Cerca App. Whether you're planning a trip to Iceland in the near future, are already there, or just want to learn about a place we love, you're in the right place. This is what we do. ~This Cerca Guide was written and voiced by Svavar Jónatansson --- At Cerca, we want our community to be a part of building this amazing new way to explore the world, and to benefit from its success. For a limited time Cerca is open for investment through Republic. For as little as $100 you can own a piece of this company.

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May 27, 2022 55 secs

The Cerca Guide to Iceland islaunching June 2nd! Download the Cerca app for iOS for early access, plus maps, lists, and all the info you need to dream about, plan a visit to, or simply immerse yourself in the most amazing places on earth.

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Cerca is reinventing the guide book for the modern traveler. Cerca Guides are podcasts, written and hosted by locals, filled with episodes that deliver information and stories about som...

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Iceland is a surprising nation - one of the smallest in Europe, but with a remarkable art, culture, and literary scene. The landscapes are well known, but the food - not as much...

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June 9, 2022 44 mins

For this episode’s full show notes, download the free CERCA app, available for iOS. Get maps, photos, and info on the places mentioned. Plus, ad-free listening, bonus content, and early access to other episodes in this guide.

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Icelanders can trace the culinary history of this nation back to its very first restaurant. The food here has come a long way since then. Today Iceland is full of excellent...

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For this episode’s full show notes, download the free CERCA app, [launching May 26th] available for iOS. Get maps, photos, and info on the places mentioned. Plus, ad-free listening, bonus content, and early access to other episodes in this guide.

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Iceland is one of the most beautiful and also one of the most inhospitable places to live on this planet. From brutal winter storms to glowing northern ligh...

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June 24, 2022 42 mins

For this episode’s full show notes, download the free CERCA app, [launching May 26th] available for iOS.  Get maps, photos, and info on the places mentioned.  Plus, ad-free listening, bonus content, and early access to other episodes in this guide.

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Iceland is a wonderful place for kids.  The culture is welcoming, the restaurants are accessible, and so much of the spectacular attractions are outdoors....

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July 15, 2022 26 mins

For this episode’s full show notes, download the free CERCA app, available for iOS.  Get maps, photos, and info on the places mentioned.  Plus, ad-free listening, bonus content, and early access to other episodes in this guide.

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Iceland might not be a country that leaps to mind when you think about the most consequential moments of history.  But the country's location in the North Atlantic has made it...

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July 22, 2022 24 mins

For this episode’s full show notes, download the free CERCA app, available for iOS.  Get maps, photos, and info on the places mentioned.  Plus, ad-free listening, bonus content, and early access to other episodes in this guide.

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In Iceland, there are no shortage of stories about the ways in which this island nation has changed the world. And there’s more truth to those claims than you might think.  In...

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August 19, 2022 46 mins

For this episode’s full show notes, download the free CERCA app, available for iOS.  Get maps, photos, and info on the places mentioned.  Plus, ad-free listening, bonus content, and early access to other episodes in this guide.

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In this episode we explore two of the most notable crimes in Iceland's history - two sets of murders, set hundreds of years apart, but linked by thematic similarities in both fact ...

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December 9, 2022 45 mins

For this episode’s full show notes, download the free CERCA app, available for iOS.  Get maps, photos, and info on the places mentioned.  Plus, ad-free listening, bonus content, and early access to other episodes in this guide.

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The eco story of Iceland is an achievement the world views as its greatest success - but it has not come without controversy, or conflict.  What this story can teach us about ...

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December 16, 2022 48 mins

For this episode’s full show notes, download the free CERCA app, available for iOS. Get maps, photos, and info on the places mentioned. Plus, ad-free listening, bonus content, and early access to other episodes in this guide.

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The history of art in Iceland goes back to the Vikings, but in modern times Icelandic art is surprising, accessible and not to be missed. In this episode we'll help you understa...

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