Category Archives: About Iceland

Private Tours in Iceland

Travel in comfort and experience Iceland in a unique and relaxed way. Cool Travel Iceland offers private Jeep tours all over Iceland. A professional driver will take you on an adventure in a comfortable 33” Land Cruiser 150 (Prado) and guide you to all the best and unique places. We go out of the way…
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New Year’s eve in Iceland

New year's eve in Iceland is when the locals go crazy and blow up millions of dollars worth of fireworks. It is legal to buy and blow up as much fireworks as one wants and Icelanders definitely do take advantage of that. You will start hearing and seeing some fireworks the week before, as some…
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Icelandic

Icelandic is a Indo-European language from the North Germanic Branch (just for comparison, English is also a Germanic language, but from the West Germanic branch). Many Germanic languages have streamlined themselves and lost some of the features that other Indo-European languages have (you’ve probably never heard of a case, for example, unless you’ve studied Latin…
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Facts

Iceland

Population: 338.349 (Jan 2017)

Capital city: Reykjavik

Language: Icelandic

Government: Parliamentary constitutional republic

National flag: Blue with a Red cross outlined in White.

The colors of the flag are symbolic for Iceland. Red is for the volcanic fires, White recalls the snow and glaciers, and Blue is for the mountains in the distance.