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IS10026

Reykjavík, Iceland

Our kitchen.

Our kitchen.

Family fun park near our home.

Family fun park near our home.

The park in Laugardalur.

The park in Laugardalur.

The park in Laugardalur.

The park in Laugardalur.

In the botanical garden.

In the botanical garden.

The botanical garden.

The botanical garden.

In the family park. There is a small tivoli there and a petting zoo.

In the family park. There is a small tivoli there and a petting zoo.

In the family park.

In the family park.

Our kitchen. Family fun park near our home. The park in Laugardalur. The park in Laugardalur. In the botanical garden. The botanical garden. In the family park. There is a small tivoli there and a petting zoo. In the family park.
Silver

Member since

2009


Unavailable for exchange at the moment
Exchange dates Duration
July 14, 2020 - August 05, 2020 2 weeks

We are open to exchange for two to three weeks.

Beautiful flat near Reykjavik City Central, Iceland

---- We are looking for an exchange in Stockholm 2020.----

We love travelling and the opportunity Intervac gives us to show our children places we might not have a chance to see via travel agency. We are interested in exchange in USA, Canada, Australia, France, Belgium and Stockholm. We are also open to suggestions.

Our appartment is a comfortable and bright 130 sqm, with four bedrooms and one bathroom with a bathtub/shower. The apartment is on the second floor in a four apartment house built in the late '50s. We share the garden with the rest of the people in our building but we have a nice south facing balcony where we often have our morning coffee in the summer time. We have two sets of TVs' where you can sign into your Netflix. And of course, we have Internet/wifi.

We have one double bed (160 x 200 cm), one 120 x 200 and the two other rooms have 90x200 sized beds. If needed we also have a folding bed.

The neighbourhood is quiet and close to the sea. Close by there are two bakeries, two restaurants, Cafés, ice cream shop, a small store and a Polish sausage shop. It's also close to a big outdoor swimming pool.
It takes about 30 minutes to walk down town and we also have a mall that is about 40 minutes walk away or under 10 minutes by car.

Reykjavík is not a big city so everything is pretty much within 15 minutes by car from our appartment. The International Airport, Keflavik Airport, is not in Reykjavík but only about 40 minutes drive away.

We have exchanged homes five times before, first in in 2011 when we went to Bruges in Belgíu, in 2015 we went to Le Mans in France, to Stockholm in 2017, Le Plessis Trevis in France in 2018 and Peniscola, Spain in 2019.

We would like to get the chance to travel more in Europe. We are also interested in traveling to the USA, Canada and Australia.

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 3 Children
  • 5 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • Journalist/ IT technology
  • Journalist/ IT technology

Our Home

  • House Type: Flat
  • Floor: 2
  • Environment: In the city
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Sleeping Capacity: 5
  • Total Area: 130 m2

References

In my house

  • Pets - Not allowed
  • Small children - Allowed

Exchange Types

  • Home exchange

Indoor

  • Free internet access
  • Computer available
  • Central heating
  • Toys and games
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes dryer
  • Television

Outdoor

  • Garden
  • Balcony
  • Park / playground

Facilities

  • No smoking
  • Seclusion/Privacy
  • Pet care wanted

Our Destination Wish List

  • Open for all offers
  • France
  • Germany
  • Stockholm, Sweden
  • 7190 Billund, Denmark
  • New York, NY, USA

Spoken Languages

  • English

Our Neighbourhood

We live in a very popular neigbourhood for families. Everything you need is within walking distance. Playgrounds, Public swimming pool, Fun park with a petting zoo - (  http://www.mu.is/in-english/  )  an indoor iceskating rink and a beautiful park with a botanical garden.
Just down the street there is a grocery store, an icecream shop and á café. There is also a bakery, Polish sausage store, a barber and a hairdresser.

Here you can find more information about Reykjavík - http://www.visitreykjavik.is/
Here is an interesting review on Icelandic bakeries and Icelandic lunch. http://www.davidlebovitz.com/reykjavik-bakeries-iceland/ The writer missed out on visiting a local bakery called Passion which is on a nearby street, Álfheimar.

Occupation

  • Journalist/ IT technology
  • Journalist/ IT technology

Children

  • Boy - Age: 17
  • Girl - Age: 13
  • Boy - Age: 9

Pets

  • Two budgies.

References

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