View on Iceland: Reykjavik, Weird Food and Monsters

Photo: Iceland Monitor/Ómar Óskarsson

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. ‘Locals’ guide to food, drink and hotels in Copenhagen, Stockholm, Oslo and Reykjavik’ – The Guardian

The Guardian serves up a fun guide, written by locals, on budget sleeping, dining and supping in four Scandinavian capitals, including Reykjavik. Nordic – and Icelandic – cool need not come at too high a price...

Read Locals' guide to food, drink and hotels in Reykjavik, by Auður Ösp

Photo: Ómar Óskarsson

2. ‘This Chef Is Using Shit-Smoked Trout and Dried Puffin to Revolutionize the Kitchen’ – Munchies

More musings on the “delicate creations that made Icelandic cuisine famous and infamous”. Lars Roest-Madsen talks to Ragnar Eiriksson from celebrated Icelandic restaurant Dill in Reykjavik.

Read This Chef Is Using Shit-Smoked Trout and Dried Puffin to Revolutionize the Kitchen, by Lars Roest-Madsen

Photo: Iceland Monitor/Árni Sæberg

3. ‘Icelandic Truth Comission Confirms The Lagarfljótsormur Sea Monster is Real’ – EWAO

Move over Loch Ness, Iceland has its own sea monster – well, at least some think so. The Lagarfljótsormur is described as being over 300 feet in length and having multiple humps,” so keep an eye out if you are in the area!

Read Icelandic Truth Comission Confirms The Lagarfljótsormur Sea Monster is Real

Photo: Mats Wibe Lund

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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