A tag about Icelandic culture - anything from museums, food, literature and much more.
Gleðilega þjóðhátíð!/Happy National Day! Today is Independence Day in Iceland. So, don’t be surprised when you’ll find festivities all over town! Not even the Icelandic weather can keep people away from enjoying celebrating it in the streets. You can see the parade usually around Tjörnin, downtown Reykjavik. There is even a streetball competition on Hverfisgata. […]Read more
Will Iceland win Eurovision 2022? The annual Eurovision Song Contest is back next week. Everyone has their eyes on Turin, the host city, as the European competition is more famous than ever. You either hate it or love it, but one thing's for sure: you can't ignore it.Read more
Have you ever heard of Icelandic Ash Wednesday? The day when children dress up, go store to store, sing for candy and make ash bags to put on the back of unsuspecting “victims”? It’s part of a 3-day celebration that starts today. Ash Wednesday is similar to Icelandic Halloween, where the tradition is not about […]Read more
Have you ever thought about spending Christmas in Iceland? Would you like to know more about Icelandic Christmas traditions as well as New Year celebrations? Who are the Icelandic Yule Lads, and what are their names? Icelandic holidays hide many secrets, and in this post, we will walk you through this fantastic festive time and answer any questions you might have. […]Read more
Cairns are man-made piles of stones, and you´ll probably notice them when you drive around Iceland. They vary in size and shape, ranging from a few small rocks piled up randomly, up to very tall and well put together structures. They’re usually made from lava rocks.Read more
If the world we live in were a fictional place, Icelanders would probably mostly eat rotten shark, singed sheep head and the Icelandic version of Haggis; lifrapylsa. But, even though people do eat those things here in Iceland and for some, it is their ultimate favorite food, most people would choose something more modern.Read more
Food prices in Iceland have been worrying for travelers who are on a budget. And no wonder. People have found them to be way too high, even in low-cost stores like Bónus. But last May, something huge happened.Read more