The ultimate insider's guide to Iceland, full of inspiration and ideas and how tos to help you experience the very best of Icelandic life, landscape, culture, style and art.
Known as "The Land of Fire and Ice," Iceland is a country of contrasts, from its enormous glaciers to its active volcanoes, the long summers with near 24-hours of sunshine to the short winter days.How to Live Icelandic is the ultimate insider's guide to the country, including its strong literary tradition that started with the ancient Icelandic Sagas, violent tales of blood feuds, traditions, family and character, up to contemporary crime fiction that has taken the world by storm. Also featured is the country's prosperous and vital music scene, with home-grown talent such as Bjork, Sigur Ros and Of Monsters and Men, it's burgeoning film industry and its variety of cuisine from fish and skyr, to liquorice and hot dogs.
This beautiful book is full of inspiration and insight into this progressive and peaceful nation that has freedom, community and equality at its core, revealing why Iceland remains one of the happiest countries in the world.
Nína Björk Jónsdóttir is an Icelandic diplomat, as well as former tour guide and journalist. Born and bred in Iceland, Nína Björk has spent a quarter of her life abroad, studying and working in various countries in Europe. She is the author of a children‘s book on Icelandic heroines throughout history, Íslandsdætur (Daughters of Iceland), published in 2020. Nína Björk lives in Reykjavík with her two children.Edda Magnus is an Icelandic British global health expert, working in the area of vaccines. Since first leaving Iceland in 1996, she has spent countless hours explaining the peculiarities of her beloved homeland to curious friends and colleagues from around the world. She lives in Geneva, Switzerland with her husband and two children.
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