View on Iceland: Disappearing, Björk and Language Learning

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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. ‘How To Disappear Completely (In Iceland)’ – MTV

“Iceland is going to be a preeminent travel destination for a long time,” predicts Ira Madison III, and after reading his interesting account of music, travel and celebrity in Iceland, we’re sure you won’t disagree.

Read How To Disappear Completely (In Iceland), by Ira Madison III

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2. ‘Björk on her inspirations’ – The Guardian

An exclusive Guardian interview with Icelandic music sensation Björk following the opening of her exhibition Björk Digital in London. Includes a description Björk’s pick of groundbreaking new artists.

Read Björk on her inspirations: a drag queen, a videogame, a knitwear prodigy and more, by Alex Godfrey

Photo: AFP

3. ‘5 Curious Facts You Never Knew About Icelandic’ – Fluent in 3 Months

Not interested in learning Icelandic? Well, you might very well change your mind after reading this fun pick of the curious idiosyncrasies of the native language of Iceland (íslenska), compiled by Benny Lewis.

Read 5 Curious Facts You Never Knew About Icelandic, by Benny Lewis

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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


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