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Ísland | Aerial Views of Iceland

Watch on YouTube Striking shots from around the entire circumference of the beautiful island. Runtime: 3 min.

Get To Know Iceland

What Is Iceland without Ice?

A land forged by fire and ice is losing the latter, and with the glaciers go a cultural and societal touchstone. By Cheryl Katz.

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Iceland's Water Cure

Public pools, or sundlaugs, serve as the communal heart of Iceland, sacred places whose affordability and ubiquity are viewed as a kind of civil...

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Why Is Iceland So in Love With Licorice?

Isolation, a harsh climate, and decades of candy import bans may have something to do with it. By Linni Kral.

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Ísland | Aerial Views of Iceland

Striking shots from around the entire circumference of the beautiful island. Runtime: 3 min.

Get To Know Iceland

The Little Book of the Hidden People: Stories of Elves from Icelandic folklore

on Amazon Twenty elf stories from Icelandic folklore, along with fascinating notes on the context from which they sprung. By Alda Sigmundsdottir.

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Viking Age Iceland

on Amazon Combining history with anthropology and archaeology, the author explores all aspects of Viking Age life — feasting, farming, the power of...

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The Islander: A Biography of Halldór Laxness

on Amazon A comprehensive, thoughtful biography of Iceland's greatest author. By Halldór Gudmundsson.

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