I love my country, but I don't understand why the world sees it as an "ultra-liberal" paradise.
Icelanders are cooler than you.
Apparently there's a bit in Dante's Inferno that says the Holy Grail is in a chamber inside a mountain. So these guys are heading off to look for it.
Pilot David MacDonald makes a living flying folks around—while they get it on in the back of his plane.
Iceland's Blue Lagoon might be beautiful, but its crowds—and my natural tendency toward anxiety in relaxing places—made it hell.
The game's annual Fanfest is a must for its most dedicated players—and it pays to show up with a taste for "burning wine."
When the party's leader heard the news she blurted out, "You must be joking."
After floating their intentions in January, a group of pagans in Iceland earlier this week announced that they would break ground on a new temple to the old Nordic gods within the month.
VICE host Krishna Andavolu takes a look back at the VICE network's best videos of 2014.
Earlier this year, the mayor of Oslo, Fabian Stang, announced that the city wouldn't be sending Reykjavik their annual Christmas tree. This was something of a big deal, as Oslo has been sending Reykjavik, London, and Rotterdam a tree as a token of friends…
Last year, the Reykjavík City Council granted a plot for Iceland's first mosque, and the Muslim Association of Iceland said they're about to break ground next week. As you'd expect, everyone is pissed.
In 2010, Jón Gnarr—a cross-dressing poet, punk rocker, comedian, and self-described anarchist—became mayor of Reykjavik, a city of 120,000 people that was on the verge of bankruptcy. After four successful years, he's stepping aside and mulling a move to t…
Our Icelandic friend sent us these pictures from his hometown of Reykjavik. Turns out there are paradises on Earth beyond this green and pleasant land.
Despite its tiny population, Iceland has a reputation in the World's Strongest Man competition that stands higher than perhaps any other country's. This small, black rock in the middle of the ocean has produced a lineage of strongmen dating back to…
The story of the Nest of the Giants, a gym in Iceland that is home to some of the strongest men on Earth, is an astonishing, generation-spanning tale of adversity, tragedy, and the kind of physicality that'll make you believe man can do anything.
The Final Member is a documentary chronicling one man's quest to complete the largest collection of penises in the world—and another man's eagerness to chop off his penis and donate it to the collection.
Iceland's spirit, Brennivín, aka the "Black Death," is a beverage that has never been exported out of the country. One man, however, has found a way to import it into the US so that Americans can sip on the schnapps that tastes more like licorice than the…
His book, The Default Line: The Inside Story of People, Banks, and Entire Nations on the Edge, documents the 2008 financial crisis and the aftershocks that are still being felt from Greece to the UK.
Magda shows us pictures from her recent trip to Iceland, where smelly kids love to put on corpse paint, get drunk, and make out in broad daylight. Which is all the time, by the way.
Sent to Iceland on the pretense of covering fashion week, Hamilton Morris and VICE take the opportunity to instead search the country for its native psychoactive mushrooms.
I have never heard of Iceland fashion week, but it's not really important. What is important is that Iceland is supposed to have endless fields of P. Semilanceata, the legendary liberty cap mushroom.
Iceland is so expensive that if you're drinking in a bar in Reykjavik and it's your round, you might as well pull one of the kitschy Viking war-axes off the wall and use it to slice out your own kidney.