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    Finding other expats interested in playing squash in Reykjavik seemed difficult. But with InterNations I found them easily.

InterNations – Uniting Americans living in Iceland

Would you like to get in touch with other Americans in Iceland? Are you in need of help and advice from your American compatriots? Or would you like to join other American expats on an excursion to discover sights and landmarks – e.g. the shores of its large volcanic lakes?

Whether you have settled as an expat in Iceland or are still living in United States of America and planning your upcoming foreign assignment, InterNations Iceland offers everything you need: Established in 2007, our trusted community soon became the leading platform for international networking among expatriates and global minds around the world. Our network also counts a considerable number of American expats in Iceland, coming from all corners of United States of America - from New York City, over Washington D.C. to Los Angeles.

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  • Moving to Iceland.
    2 replies
    Sep 12, 01:09

    bring plenty of money! I have visited here six times since 2006 (husband Icelandic) and am always forgetting the little extras which add up. For example, today, we went to change the flight ticket …

  • Attending University in Reykjavik
    1 reply
    Jun 13, 19:22

    Hi Alana. I would suggest you contact the American Embassy in Reykjavik http://iceland.usembassy.gov. They should be able to give you some answers or guide you in the right direction. All the best - …

  • Preparing to move to Iceland
    4 replies
    Jun 23, 21:08

    One thing to note is that Icelanders are proud of their language, and do expect you to learn it eventually if you plan to stay. It is also quite key to really becoming accepted into Icelandic social …

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Find Tips and Advice on Iceland from American Expats

Of course, expat living in Iceland is not just about shipping your belongings and filing in some bureaucratic papers. Regular socializing with fellow Americans is an essential part of expat life and helps getting accustomed to the Icelandic way of life and mentality. InterNations helps you connect and meet up with other Americans in Iceland, residing in Reykjavik, Akureyri, Keflavik and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of Americans in Reykjavík.

If you ever wish to have a chat in your native language, discover where to shop for American food or discuss your favorite sports team's latest match, become a member of the Icelandic InterNations Community:

  • Look up our top quality network to get to know open-minded expats from United States of America in Iceland.
  • Obtain and share insider tips in our Iceland Expat Forums – e.g. how to hire a babysitter fluent in your native tongue for your children or where to get stuffed turkey in Akureyri.
  • Search the InterNations Places database for Iceland to get information on institutions from your home country, including the American embassy.

From the shores of its large volcanic lakes to the inhabited areas of the urbanized south-west, we’ll help you connect with supportive and friendly American expats in Iceland.

Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow Americans in Iceland

Moreover, please feel free to attend our regular expat events and activities in Iceland. Our get-togethers are very diverse and range from a cozy gathering to enjoy the traditional Icelandic Þorramatur, to big expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Reykjavik’s best locations. You can also participate in one of our expat trips to go and see Europe's longest-running parliament as well as other beautiful landmarks in Iceland.

Our meet-ups and activities are a great opportunity to mingle with expats from United States of America and various other countries in a casual setting. Interested? Just sign up and you’ll soon be receiving a cordial Hello from our Americans living in Iceland!