My love affair with Iceland started already online before my trip. Until reading Alison’s article on Iceland’s Golden Circle, I always thought of it as a barren, cold, and ...
Workshops and prominent writers Through the retreat you will be able to develop your writing skills as well as meet with famous authors and other writers alike. The retreat is made up of workshops and panels that are conducted by authors. There will be talks by local writers and a tour to some of the cultural [...]
One of Icelanders favourite festivals is Þorrablót or the mid-winter feast which takes place annually during the period of „Þorrinn“ at the end of January until mid February. During the period of Þorrinn, the Icelandic people celebrate the old Viking traditions such as „blót“ or sacrifice of the Vikings which was the Vikings sacrifice to [...]
While travelling abroad, many Icelanders get hit by the question of Icelandic football teams and Icelandic football players. I personally have to admit, even growing up in Iceland and following some of the football teams, I am far more acquainted with the British ones, than the Icelandic ones. However, Iceland has a fantastic football scene [...]
Being a native Icelander, I always believed the food I grew up with, the Icelandic cuisine, the food my family and friends enjoyed together was pretty normal to other people too. Some of the daring Icelandic cuisine to try while in Iceland
If you want to kick off your New Year in style this year, then celebrating the New Year´s Eve in Iceland could be the way to go. The New Year´s Eve in Iceland is truly something else, something you have to experience to believe! So why is the New Year´s Eve so different in Iceland? Icelanders [...]
Winter in Iceland What do locals do in the winter in Iceland? This is a question, many foreigners ask themselves. They are curious to know how Icelanders cope with months of