Former First Lady Dorrit Moussaieff with former First Dog Sámur, an Icelandic sheepdog.Sámur will become the first Icelandic pet to be cloned.

First Dog to become first Icelandic dog to be cloned

News Tagged with “Icelanders doing strange things”
Hólavallagarður cemetary: a marijuana smoking hot spot it seems.

Pot smoking in Reykjavik cemetary becomes a problem

24 Oct The manager of the old cemetary in the city centre of Reykjavik says that people smoking marijuana in broad daylight there is becoming an increasing problem.

The man was driving around on a digger .

Drunk Icelander runs berserk on a Caterpillar digger

14 May A drunk man who had run berserk driving a digger machine in South Iceland had to be stopped by police and his vehicle overturned. He was transported to a hospital in Reykjavik via helicopter.

Fresh fish in Tálknafjörður.

Is this the best fishmongers in Iceland?

22 Aug 2017 Fresh fish for sale, reads the hand-written poster in remote Tálknafjörður in the West Fjords of Iceland. It's a sign for a self-service fishmongers where you simply just take your fish and leave money in a jar. The owners simply place good faith in their customers.

Here's  Kristinn Guðmundsson, in the middle, just before the live broadcast started. The hot tub can be seen behind them.

Icelander breaks the internet by cooking lamb in a hot tub

14 Jul 2017 Kristinn Guðmundsson hosts Icelandic cooking programme Soð, and on Tuesday he started an 18 hour live broadcast of himself cooking a whole lamb in one of those hot-tub jacuzzi things that a lot of Icelanders have in their gardens.

You can't heat up the car but you can use Wifi states the ad.

Sleep in a car trunk in a driveway in Reykjavik for £21 per night

20 Jun 2017 Airbnb users now have the option to spend the night in a parked jeep in a driveway in Grafarvogur, a suburb of Reykjavik for the "mere" price of £21, including WiFi.

A new sports trend for winter?

Watch Icelanders do a snow "swim"

28 Feb 2017 A video of two teenage boys in Reykjavik competing in a "snow" swim has gone viral in Iceland.

Hundreds wait in line for Krispy Kreme to open in Iceland

Hundreds wait in line for Krispy Kreme to open in Iceland

5 Nov 2016 People started queuing up at 10 pm last night because the first two hundred customers get free doughnuts for one year.


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