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.

25 November 2019
Icelandic Culture

History of Iceland in a timeline

The history of Iceland spans over 1000 years, and a lot has happened. We took together a few important dates for you which are useful to know. A good idea is to visit some of the places we mention during your travel in Iceland.

30 October 2019
Icelandic Culture

How does Iceland use geothermal energy?

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.

30 October 2019
Icelandic Culture

What is Icelandic yoghurt?

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.

24 October 2019
Icelandic Culture

Was Iceland in World War 2?

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.

24 September 2019
Icelandic Culture

Icelanders are mad for craft beer

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.

19 September 2019
Icelandic Culture
Practical info

How is the nightlife in Iceland?

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.

18 September 2019
Icelandic Culture

3 Completely Different Facts About Iceland

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.

18 September 2019
Icelandic Culture
Practical info

Iceland Winter Photography

One of the best things about Iceland is that no matter where you look, there is something spectacular to photograph. In this blog post we will give you some ideas on what to do if you find yourself on your way to Iceland, with dreams of taking beautiful, instagrammable photographs.

11 September 2019
Icelandic Culture
Practical info

Where are the best burgers in Reykjavík

The first thing you need to know about burgers in Iceland is that we don't really do fast-food burgers. You can find them, but we do not have any McDonald's or Burger Kings in Iceland. They all went bankrupt because why buy that when you can get gourmet burgers for not that much more money?