Tag: Icelandic History
Iceland has led the world on many fronts, from social issues and law to exploration and discoveries. Here are a few of our biggest innovations…
The best souvenir you can pick up while in Iceland is probably the Icelandic Wool Sweater, which is in Icelandic called Lopapeysa. Here you can find all about!
Do Icelanders actually believe in elves, is it a publicity stunt or maybe just a myth? What do these mystical figures look like? Where do they live? Where can they be found? Here you will find out everything there is to know, straight from the source, an Icelander!
Here is everything you might want to know about the Icelandic Flag. What is the history behind it? Who designed? Is it true there was once a fish on the Icelandic Flag? And fun facts!
Where do Icelandic names come from? What are the most common names in Iceland? And, how do the last names work? Let's find out all of this and so much more in this Guide to Icelandic names!
At first glance, the Icelandic language can be a little intimidating. Some words seem to trail on for miles. And many letters in the Icelandic alphabet are strangers to English speakers. However, it’s not as tricky as it first appears. Read the full guide for more information.
Each year, thousands of visitors travel to Iceland to experience and enjoy the country’s exciting hiking routes, some of which deservedly appear on lists of the best hikes in the world. Gifted with an extremely varied landscape and awe-inspiring natural wonders, Iceland is one of the best places in the world for hikers and explorers. Read about the best hikes in Iceland!
Find out all about Icelandic Women: Do you get paid to marry them? What about gender equality? Who are some of the most famous Icelandic women? What is it like dating in Iceland? And so much more.
Did you know that the Icelandic sheepdog is known for its fluffy coat, curled tail, pointy ears, cheerful character, loud bark and friendly matter? Well, now you do. Let's find out more!
Vikings are a huge part of Iceland's rich and exciting history: Here are some interesting facts about Iceland’s early settlers that might surprise you…