ICELANDIC CULTURE

Everything you want to know about Icelandic culture, and more! Why do you have to be aware of the Christmas Cat? What music festivals are on offer? And of course, what should you do in Iceland? Icelandic culture is often quirky and fun, and very interesting (in our humble opinion). The people visiting Iceland tell us that what they fall in love with is the Icelandic way of life.

Hatari in Eurovision 2019
16 May 2019
Icelandic Culture

Why Eurovision is a HUGE deal in Iceland

Why are Icelanders so fond of the Eurovision contest? Here you can read all about the Eurovison-craze in Iceland.

Smárabíó movie theater
7 May 2019
Icelandic Culture
Practical info

Going to the movies in Iceland is surprisingly great

Let us tell you everything you need to know about going to the movies in Iceland! Best movie theaters, where to find them, etc.

Icelandic restaurants are great
7 May 2019
Icelandic Culture

The Icelandic Food Scene is Quite Interesting

Read about the Icelandic food scene. Can you live off the land? Are there fancy restaurants?

interesting facts about reykjavik
16 April 2019
Icelandic Culture
Practical info

4 interesting facts about Reykjavík

Reykjavík. Reykjavík is pretty impressive, and you should know these interesting facts about the only real city in Iceland.

Iceland in the springtime
16 April 2019
Icelandic Culture

What to do in Iceland in the spring of 2019?

We love spring in Iceland. Even if it sometimes snows and the last of the winter storms pound us out of nowhere. We listed a few things to do in Iceland in the spring!

Icelandagram - the Icelandic Instagram
28 February 2019
Icelandic Culture

#icelandagram is true, Iceland is a man-made Instagram-island

Like everyone who’s watched the #Icelandagram video from The Mystery Hour now knows, Iceland was built from scratch and staged by the people at Instagram.

Jóhanna Guðrún in the Eurovision song contest in 2009
28 December 2018
Icelandic Culture

Is Iceland in the EU?

Since Iceland is in Europe this is a common question. Most of the Scandinavian (North-Europe) countries belong to the EU like Sweden, Denmark and Finland.

map of Iceland
20 December 2018
Icelandic Culture

Who settled Iceland?

This young island has no real “natives” except maybe the arctic fox. Let's settle the question: who settled Iceland ? The story of the settlement

Árbæjarsafn museum
23 November 2018
Icelandic Culture
Practical info

Is Iceland safe?

According to the Global Peace Index by the Institute of Economics and Peace, Iceland is the safest country on Earth. Iceland has ranked number one for 10 years in a row. But why?