Iceland, also called the Republic of Iceland, is a surreal Nordic island country between the North Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean. Defined by its dramatic volcanic landscape of geysers, hot springs, waterfalls, glaciers and black-sand beaches, Iceland is a place where fire and ice co-exist. The country of sharp contrasts, it’s astonishing natural phenomena charms visitors along with its welcoming, creative locals.
It is an amazing country filled with beautiful nature, wonderful food, and inspiring art and culture. The glaciers in Vatnajökull and Snæfellsnes national parks are popular for ice climbing, hiking and snowmobiling. The capital, Reykjavik, home to the majority of the population, runs on geothermal power and offers a renowned nightlife scene as well as Viking history museums. Here are some of the real pictures of the country which look like a dream. Iceland indeed is a dreamlike place where artists, authors, poets and dreamers may find their inspiration.
Language: Icelandic, a North Germanic language derived from Old Norse. English is widely spoken.
Food: Icelandic cuisine- Important parts of Icelandic cuisine are lamb, dairy, and fish, due to Iceland’s proximity to the ocean. Popular foods in Iceland include skyr, hangikjöt (smoked lamb), kleinur, laufabrauð and bollur.
Currency: Icelandic króna