They say that 'the clothes make the man', but what about the shoes? Icelanders have a very particular relationship with footwear. Before you visit Iceland, perhaps you should put yourself in our shoes for a mom... Read more ➞
Today is Women’s Day in Iceland and around the whole world! To celebrate we’ve made a list of five significant women in Iceland’s political history. These women rule, in the literal and figurative sense.
Tod... Read more ➞
Today is Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent in the Christian calendar. Although not many people in Iceland observe Lent, Ash Wednesday is still celebrated. The day is a favourite among Icelandic children and ... Read more ➞
Today is the second of three consecutive days of excitement in Iceland. Today we celebrate Sprengidagur, which directly translates to ‘Explosion Day’. Despite the name, this is not a day of fireworks but rather... Read more ➞
Today is a special occasion in the heart of many an Icelander; it’s Bolludagur which translates to ‘Cream Bun Day’. People across the country celebrate this day of indulgence by gorging on ‘Bollur’; sweet pastr... Read more ➞