The Bizarre Foods of Iceland!

Published on 12th July 2013 by Suzel in Iceland

H karl AKA Rotten Shark H karl (which is Icelandic for shark) is a food from Iceland consisting of fermented and dried Greenlandic shark which is produced intentionally 3-hours away from Reykjavik because the smell is so bad!The meat of the shark when fresh is actually poisonous due to its high content of urea and trimethylamine oxide! H karl ...

The popular music of Scandinavia

Published on 3rd July 2013 by Suzel in Iceland , Norway , Sweden , Uncategorized

Scandinavia a land full of magic and mystique, a land of fairy tales. Beautiful mountainous landscapes, deep fjords, powerful volcanoes and waterfalls, geysers, forests, clean air and water, snow, sledging, the northern lights, polar bears, icebergs, coffee shops, museums and culture. The list is endless!Now reading this huge list of its attrib...

Strokkur & The Great Geyser, Iceland

Published on 21st June 2013 by Suzel in Iceland

Geyser from the Icelandic verb geysa, "to gush", the verb itself from Old NorseStrokkur Geyser and The Great Geyser are both located by the Hv t River in Southwestern Iceland, and is the second location visited on the fabulous Golden Circle Route.Upon arriving at the Geyser s, the smell of sulphur in the air is what hits you at first! Pong! An...

Driving in Iceland

Published on 29th April 2013 by Suzel in Iceland

  Driving in foreign countries is always daunting, even for the most experienced drivers. For starters instead of driving on the left-hand side of the car, you re driving on the right, and to make things even more of a pain, you re also driving on the opposite side of the road! I can happily say driving in Iceland was a complete and utter...

The Blue Lagoon, Iceland!

Published on 8th March 2013 by Suzel in Blue Lagoon , Iceland

The Blue Lagoon, tucked away amongst the otherworldly lava fields in Grindav k, on the Reykjanes Peninsula, south-western Iceland, is a geothermal spa, and one of the most visited attractions in the whole of Iceland. Accidentally formed in 1976 during operation at the nearby geothermal power plant, the waters are rich in minerals like silica and su...