Iceland has several fun public holidays in its calendars. Yet, few are as specifically Icelandic as today, which is ‘Sumardagurinn fyrsti’, The First Day of Summer. An April celebration of the arrival of Icelan... Read more ➞
It’s Easter today! Which means Icelandic families will be opening up their chocolate Easter eggs and reading the proverb or saying they find inside. If you don’t happen to have an Icelandic Easter egg, we have ... Read more ➞
Icelanders celebrate a few uniquely Icelandic holidays, one such day is known as Konudagurinn, which directly translates to ‘Women’s day’ or ‘Wife Day’.
Last month we had Bóndadagurinn, aka ‘Husband’s day’,... Read more ➞
Treat your man to some lovely food or flowers because today is Bóndadagurinn, a curious Icelandic holiday that dates back to the old Viking calendar.
Bóndadagurinn marks the beginning of Þorri, which is the ... Read more ➞