Icelandic Ad Roasts Zuckerberg in Viral Video

Iceland has been no stranger to the global spotlight. Be it from glaciers melting or volcanoes erupting, this Scandinavian country has always made its way to worldwide popularity.  In other cases, the reason for this has been its extraordinary advertising style, which has largely challenged the boundaries of the comfort zone of viewers, listeners, and …

The Mystical Grafarkirkja

The wooden church of Grafarkirkja is full of mysticism and Icelandic history. Positioned in Höfðaströnd in northern Iceland, it can easily be found off Route 76 about 4 km south of the village of Hofsós. History of Grafarkirkja It is the oldest wooden church in the country, with parts of the current church dating back …

The Black Church – Búðakirkja

The Búðakirkja Church is a small wooden church erected on the southern shore of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula – where road 54 turns from the sea towards the mountains. It sits as a strong colour contrast against the backdrop of the Snæfellsjökull glacier, highlighted by its colour on its white vestry, and this makes it the …

Worlds 2021 – E-Sport Championship in Iceland

The biggest E-Sports tournament – the League of Legends ‘Worlds 2021’ Championship –  is happening now in Iceland! Riot, the developer and publisher of League of Legends and VALORANT, was set to take two of its biggest e-game tournaments to China earlier this year. However, due to Coronavirus restrictions, the date and location were changed …

Réttir – The Annual Sheep Gathering Festival

Cultural traditions in Iceland are linked to the unique nature and its inhabitants, by this we mean inhabitants of different kinds of species who interact and create a close bond with the people of this country. One of the vivid illustrations of this fact is the Annual Sheep gathering celebration also known as the Réttir festival. …

Sólheimasandur Plane Wreck

The Ring Road leads tourists to the incredible Icelandic South Coast and its black shorelines, but also throws a few surprises along the way – the crashed and abandoned American DC plane on Sólheimasandur being one of them. Since its discovery and in response to the increased curiosity of locals and visitors alike, its location …