AMAZING FACTS ABOUT ICELAND

  • The capital of Iceland, Reykjavík is the northmost capital city of the world.
  • Iceland is said to have the highest number of authors and writers per capita in the world.
    97% population of Iceland have internet access.
  • Iceland is the most peaceful country in the world.
  • During mid-summer (particularly in June), Iceland has 24 hours of sunlight.
  • Iceland has a nearly 100% literacy rate.
  • Iceland was once part of Norway and Denmark.
  • In Iceland, Babies are routinely left outside in the cold to nap.
  • Iceland is the country with no standing army, navy or airforce.
  • There are no mosquitos in Iceland.
  • Any first name not previously used in Iceland must be approved by Icelandic Naming Committee.
  • A wide number of Icelanders believes that trolls are real.
  • There is a penis museum in Iceland.
  • Iceland in contrast to its name has an average temperature of 2°C in winter.
  • A mail without an address but instead a hand-drawn map can still reach the destination in Iceland.

DO YOU KNOW?

Not only here is no Macdonald’s or Starbucks, but there is also no casino, strip club in Iceland

THINGS TO DO IN ICELAND

  • Take a South Coast tour.
  • Games of Thrones and Golden Circle tour.
  • Take a day trip to whale watching.
  • Northern Lights tour (options for jeep and boat available).
  • Take an ice cave tour.
  • Enjoy puffin watching boat tour.
  • Walk around Reykjavik.
  • Try Glymur Waterfall Hiking Tour.

PLACES TO SEE IN ICELAND

ICELANDIC CUISINES

  • Skyr – The Icelandic Yogurt
  • Icelandic slow Roasted Lamb
  • Hákarl – Fermented Shark
  • Icelandic Lamb Soup – Kjötsúpa
  • Icelandic Fish
  • Icelandic Hot Dog
  • Rúgbrauð – Dark Rye Bread from a Hot Spring
  • Harðfiskur – Dried Fish
  • Flatkökur með hangikjöti
  • The most famous Icelandic lamb
  • Pönnukökur / Icelandic pancakes
  • Plokkfiskur
  • Drink Malt & Appelsín.

PLACES TO STAY IN ICELAND