View on Iceland: Tourism, Heavy Metal and Startups

Photo: Martin Schulz

Once you finished browsing Iceland Monitor’s wide selection of news, events and features, you might like to have a look at some other Iceland-related material from around the world that we shall be collecting for you weekly.

1. ‘Iceland: 3 Mistakes Many Travelers Make’ – Huffington Post

For many, a trip to Iceland is a magical once-in-a-lifetime experience, and the pressure to ‘get it right’ is high. David Code looks at three common travelling pitfalls to avoid. Spectacular photos by Martin Schulz.

Read Iceland: 3 Mistakes Many Travelers Make, by David Code

Photo: Martin Schulz

2. ‘10 of the best metal bands from Iceland’ – TeamRock.com

Think Icelandic music is just Björk and Sigur Rós? Then, think again. Dayal Patterson takes us on a journey of exploration of the metal bands and venues of Iceland, this “unlikely hotbed of quality rock and metal music”.

Read 10 of the best metal bands from Iceland, by Dayal Patterson

Photo: Eggert Jóhannesson

3. ‘Iceland’s Startup Scene Punches Above its Weight’ – Red Herring

An interesting overview of what makes modern-day Iceland - after the trials and tribulations of the 2008 financial crash - an attractive place for start-up business, and why the future of start-up activity looks bright.

Read Iceland’s Startup Scene Punches Above its Weight

Photo: Iceland Monitor/Golli

Check in next week for more Iceland Monitor picks from online media. If you find any interesting articles or opinion pieces on Iceland that you think might be right for View on Iceland, please let us know at icelandmonitor@mbl.is.

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