For modern Icelanders, geothermal energy is essential for living a comfortable life. It is hard for us to imagine how it was to live at a time when it was not used because it means hassle and cold.
Skyr is one of those Icelandic things that every Icelander loves, even those who are lactose intolerant! It is one of the most popular milk-based products in Iceland and very handy on the go.
This year marked 70 years since Germany invaded Poland and started World War II. As you probably know, it was a global war where every continent apart from the Antarctic was affected. Early on in the war, Germany invaded Denmark and Norway.
You might have heard that Iceland sits on two tectonic plates. But which tectonic plates does it sit on? Iceland sits on the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates. It is the only place in the world where you can see those two tectonic plates and the Mid-Atlantic Ridge above ground.
Finally! It is here! The Northern Lights season is here! We are very stoked. We love it. The beautiful fall colours, spectacular sunsets and then, the magnificent Northern Lights in the darkness.
Since the beer was made legal in Iceland in 1989 (it's true!), Icelanders have gone mad for craft beer. Small breweries are springing up like mushrooms and even more bars that specialise in craft and microbrewery beers.
If you want to be technical, the winter in Iceland lasts from the end of October to the end of April. But winter conditions can happen anytime between late August and early June, Iceland is a sub-Arctic country after all.
Iceland is known for its nightlife, but there are a few things you need to know before heading out on the town on a Monday night, for example.
If you could learn any three things about Iceland, which you hadn't seen before, we are sure the items on this list wouldn't cross your mind.