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Inspired by Iceland

Campaign To 'Re-Name' Iceland Reaches Final Stages

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.23.2013 | Travel

In a contest to "re-name" Iceland and give the small island nation a more descriptive alternate moniker, suggestions submitted online have ranged from...

What Would You Rename Iceland?

Posted 09.12.2012 | Travel

As the Icelandic trainer told Coach Bombay in the seminal classic "D2: The Mighty Ducks:" "Greenland is covered with ice, and Iceland is very nice!" ...

Kill It, Cook It, Eat It, Wear It

Heimir Jónasson | Posted 05.22.2012 | Home
Heimir Jónasson

What I find most interesting in Reykjvik is the food, music and design- you just get a sense of the freshness, creativity and energy in these areas. The country is crowded with creative talent making new and exciting things.

The Black Beach: Probably The Most Amazing Location In The World

Heimir Jónasson | Posted 05.22.2012 | Home
Heimir Jónasson

Garðar, the youngest member of the Icelandic culinary national team and chef at one of Reykjavik's best fish restaurants, Fiskifélagið, is our chef today. He has decided not to take the easy option in cooking tonight's dinner. He starts building a stone grill on the beach to prepare a common ling, a fish that Icelanders don't usually cook.

English Football And Icelandic Blood Sausage

Heimir Jónasson | Posted 05.15.2012 | Home
Heimir Jónasson

A new day is upon us. We had a great time at Seljalandsfoss yesterday and now we are visiting Núpur; a real Icelandic farm under the Eyjaföll mountains. When we arrived we were greeted by Berglind Hilmarsdóttir. Berglind is also my wife's name so it was great hearing that- a good start!

WATCH: No More Waffling As Iceland's President Invites Tourists To Breakfast

wejetset | Posted 12.18.2011 | Travel

Last week, Iceland's President, Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, kicked off a new tourism promotion campaign by inviting tourists into his home for pancakes, whipped cream and rhubarb jam.