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The best in tourist entertainment in Iceland!

The best in tourist entertainment in Iceland!
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Iceland

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The best in tourist entertainment in Iceland!

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English


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Episode 10 – Fenrir the Giant Wolf

10/10/2019
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This week we bring you a story from Norse Mythology, about the binding of the giant wolf Fenrir. We also tell you a bit about the names of days as they relate to mythology. This is not an episode you want to miss. The Icelandic word of the week is: Krambúleraður. It’s a wonderful word. […]

Duration:00:15:16

Episode 9 – The Icelandic Beer Prohibition

10/3/2019
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This week we have a bit of history. Did you know that beer was illegal in Iceland for most of the 20th century? Well, it’s absolutely true, and on this week’s episode we’re going to tell you all about it. It’s a completely bizarre story, and we’re sure you’ll love it. The Icelandic Word of […]

Duration:00:13:36

Episode 8 – The Old Man And The Seal

9/26/2019
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This time we have an absolutely 100% true story of a medieval priest, Sæmundur fróði (the knowledgeable) who beat the devil (literally) to win a race. It’s a fun one. We also introduce the Icelandic word of the week. It’s an interesting and extremely Icelandic word. You don’t want to miss it. Thanks for listening! […]

Duration:00:14:16

Episode 7 – The Creation Myth From Norse Mythology

9/12/2019
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In the beginning there was murder. And then the Norse gods created the world after butchering a giant. Seriously. You need to hear this, it’s wild. Check out our web site for more information about us. Find us on Facebook. Find us on Instagram. Bless bless!

Duration:00:10:35

Búkolla the Magic Cow – An Icelandic Fairy Tale

9/5/2019
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This is another very famous story in Iceland. It’s about a magical cow that is stolen by two troll sisters, and an unnamed peasant boy who needs to go after them. Check out our web site for more information about us. Find us on Facebook. Find us on Instagram. Bless bless!

Duration:00:15:42

Episode 5 – The Deacon of Myrká / An Icelandic Ghost Story

8/29/2019
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Boy, do we have a treat for you this week. This time it’s Iceland’s favorite ghost story! This is the story of the Deacon of Myrká, and it’s a story every Icelandic child is terrorized by. Check out our web site for more information about us. Find us on Facebook. Find us on Instagram. Bless […]

Duration:00:12:41

Episode 4 – The Troll Lady of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula

8/22/2019
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On this week’s episode we have an Icelandic troll story for you! It’s a story about a troll couple who got separated, and it is a 100% true story. In fact, this is proof that trolls exist. You don’t want to miss this one. Check out our web site for more information about us. Find […]

Duration:00:11:03

Episode 3 – The Turkish Kidnapping / Why Turks Could Legally Be Murdered in Iceland

8/20/2019
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This is the true story of how some pirates kidnapped a bunch of Icelandic people, in the 17th century, which resulted in a law in Iceland that allowed anybody to legally murder Turks. Crazy story, which we’re sure you’ll love. Check out our web site for more information about us. Find us on Facebook. Find […]

Duration:00:09:54

Episode 2 – Eve’s Dirty Children / The Origins of Elves

8/14/2019
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On this episode we will regale you with the story of where elves come from. Spoiler alert: It’s all about Eve pissing off God – never a good idea. Check out our web site for more information about us. Find us on Facebook. Find us on Instagram. Bless bless!

Duration:00:09:37

Episode 1 – Introduction

8/14/2019
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On this episode we introduce ourselves a bit and explain what’s going to happen on this podcast moving forward. Watch this space, since we have a lot of fun stuff coming up, and you don’t want to miss a second of it. Bless bless!

Duration:00:04:03