Coming weekend is a three day one and the biggest travelling weekend of the year in Iceland and also the biggest festival weekend. It is called Verslunarmannahelgi or Merchant’s weekend, since the first Monday in August is dedicated to Icelandic merchants. A great deal of people of all ages go camping and enjoy large outdoor

Mountaineers of Iceland are a proud supporter of the Icelandic formula off-road team, Guttinn Reborn. The Icelandic formula off-road is a Motorsport invented in Iceland during the sixties with the first tournament being held in Reykjahlíð, 1965. A variation of this sport has since then spread to other countries as well. The formula off-road is

Next week we have festivities here in Iceland from Monday – Wednesday. It is an old tradition in Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Iceland and the Faroe Islands. However, it happens to have different shapes and forms within each country. In Iceland these festivities are for three days in a row and their common features are that

We’re located on Langjökull, Europe’s second largest glacier. It is Thursday but it really feels like it’s Saturday. I have a feeling it’s always weekend when Kaleo‘s around. The band members are as cool as they come with their free spirits and Icelandic flair. They even manage to make winter overalls look trendy. Their guitarist,

Icelandic is one of the Nordic languages and most closely resembles Faroese even though it also has some strong similarities to Norwegian and Danish. Icelanders make a great deal of keeping the language intact even though words such as LOL and OMG may have slipped in. And remarkably, the Icelandic spoken today has not changed much from

Iceland was settled by Norse people during the ninth and tenth century. They were all more or less heathen. Their gods names Óðinn, Þór, Freyja, Hlín, Heimdallur and others are the same as other Germanic people worshipped in pre Christian times. Thanks to an Icelandic medieval author, Snorri Sturluson, we have knowledge of the mythology

What has Reykjavík got to offer? The cyberspace is filled with advice and suggestions on how to make the most of your time in Iceland. Dig a little deeper and you will find plenty of tips on what Reykjavík has to offer to the wandering visitor. But what is it like to actually live in the capital? What