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.
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.
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.
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
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?
One of the questions we get asked all the time is “Why is Iceland called Iceland?”
When Iceland qualified for the World Cup last year, the news broke fast all around the world. No one could believe a nation of 350.000 had a good enough team to qualify for the tournament.
Do you know what necropants are? If you have the stomach for learning about them and other sorcery-related stuff, make sure you visit the Museum of Icelandic Sorcery and Witchcraft in Hólmavík.
One would think there would be a long and interesting epic saga about the colors in the Icelandic flag and their meaning. Unfortunately, no.
You’ve all heard rumours, seen memes or an exaggerated version of Iceland and Icelanders in TV shows or movies. We’re here to tell you that not all of it’s real!