View on Iceland: Blue Lagoon, Feminism and Viking Strength

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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's Blue Lagoon tops millennial travel bucket list’ – CTV News

A survey of 5,000 young travellers worldwide puts Iceland’s Blue Lagoon at the top of the lists of coveted holiday experiences for 2017. Find out why and what other places failed to beat the Blue Lagoon to first place on the ‘No Regrets Travel List’ here.

Read Iceland's Blue Lagoon tops millennial travel bucket list

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2. ‘What American Feminists Can Learn from Icelandic Women About Making History’ – The Mary Sue

A series of action points for American feminists in the struggle for gender equality, based on the fight waged by Icelandic women. Beth Bartlett looks at some significant moments in the history of Icelandic lesson and explores the lessons to be learnt.

Read What American Feminists Can Learn from Icelandic Women About Making History, by Beth Bartlett

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3. ‘The Icelandic Flex’ – Harvard Political Review

“Iceland is an oddity,” writes Fernanda Baron. “Despite its small population of only 300,000, the country’s harsh history has formed the strongest men and women in the world.” Find out how, why, and what the Vikings have to do with it here.

Read The Icelandic Flex, by Fernanda Baron

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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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