You may very well have heard of a White Christmas—popularised by Bing Crosby in the best-selling single of all time (50 million copies worldwide)—but it is far less likely you are aware of a Red Christmas, or i... Read more ➞
If you are a regular visitor to Guide to Iceland Now, you’ve noticed that on the 13 days leading up to Christmas, we've been covering the 13 Yule Lads. The Yule Lads are a pesky group of half-trolls that harass... Read more ➞
It is common knowledge that Iceland boasts more novelists per capita than any other country in the world, with a reported number of 5 books penned and published per 1000 Icelanders.
While this may not be be... Read more ➞
When it comes to choosing Christmas presents, know that Iceland produces a range of seasonal gifts that are sure to make your friends and family feel closer to the land of ice and fire than ever before. So if y... Read more ➞
Icelandic Christmas is surrounded by folklore and coloured by devilish characters. None are more infamous than the trolless Grýla and her thirteen sons, the Yule Lads. 2018 hit Netflix show, ‘Chilling Adventure... Read more ➞