Gift Guide: 2014's Best Bottles of Spirits, Bubbly & More

Whether you're looking for cocktail inspiration or a party favor, here's a selection of boozy beverages and ...

Candy, Darling

If you have a sweet tooth, it turns out Iceland is a dream come true (there are no fewer than five candy factories for a …

By Sarah Crumb

Ólafur Arnalds’s Guide to Pizza in Reykjavík

For his latest album, For Now I Am Winter, the Icelandic musician worked with hotshot composer Nico Muhly to create …

By Out.com Editors

Elegant Liquor (With Fine Fonts)

A good font can make all the difference, a lesson makers of Iceland’s spirits have taken to heart.

By Aaron Hicklin

Getting to Know Glíma

Outfitted in leather harnesses strapped around the waist and lower thighs, two men engage in an intense form of combat …

By Out.com Editors

Five Icelandic Films We Love

Like everything else in Iceland, the nation's native cinema is highly unique. But among the five Icelandic flicks we …

By R. Kurt Osenlund

The Surrealist Storyteller of The North

Popular surrealist storyteller (and friend of Björk), Sjón has created the gayest book in Iceland

By Jerry Portwood

Visiting the Lonely Genius

For a man so timid he practically implores you to whisper, artist and musician Páll Guðmundsson is a wellspring of …

By Out.com Editors

Reykjavik Letterpress

The lovely Letterpress ladies continue to make beautiful things

By Aaron Hicklin

Queering the Sagas

Iceland’s sagas are so well stocked with powerful, stoic women, you can’t swing a magic hammer without hitting one. …

By Matthew Breen

The World is Jör’s

Could Guðmundur Jörundsson become Iceland’s first global fashion designer?

By Julien Sauvalle

5 Flavors of Iceland

Just a taste.

By Out.com Editors

Outing Iceland’s Whaling Industry

An anti-whaling advocate, Sigursteinn Másson continues to educate his country and the world to end the barbaric practice …

By Brandon Presser

What's Your Greatest Fear?

The stars of Halloweenie—including Lance Bass, Steve Grand, Jai Rodriguez, Wilson Cruz & more—reveal what makes …

By Daniel Reynolds

We Love Iceland's Gay Swim Club!

Breaststrokes in a blizzard? It happens in Iceland.

By Jerry Portwood

Location, Location

When Hollywood wants to transport you, Iceland proves a must-have special effect.

By R. Kurt Osenlund

Shot in Iceland

From Bond films to Oblivion, some of the most stunning sets are in Iceland

By R. Kurt Osenlund

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