The Stories of Iceland

Northern lights in Iceland

See the Northern Lights in Iceland!

Most travelers look forward to seeing the wondrous Northern Lights in Iceland. Science calls them the Aurora Borealis when the sky glows with greens, blues, and sometimes reds, which look glorious against our wide-open skies and rugged landscapes. Perfect Instagram … Read More

The Icelandic sheep are our four-legged Vikings

Icelandic Sheep – Our Four-Legged Vikings

The Vikings brought sheep to Iceland over a thousand years ago. Now, the humans didn’t wear horns, but some of these four-legged Vikings did! And they have adapted and flourished into hardy, fluffy mainstays for Icelanders. They provide wool for … Read MoreRead More

THE ELVES OF ICELAND

Or the Hidden people like we Icelanders call them It is common knowledge that Icelandic people are superstitious by nature. I was raised in a family where the Elves were like part of the landscape and life in general. My … Read More

A MODEL AT 81

The famous Icelandic outdoor clothing company 66°North with their Keeping Iceland Warm since 1926 slogan recently received a job application different from most others. The application came from Ásdís Karlsdóttir, age 81 and living in Akureyri, for a modeling position. … Read More

ICELANDIC GRAMMAR IS PRETTY TOUGH