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    October 22 2018

    Discover the A-Ö of Iceland with Inspired By Iceland!

    Learn all about Icelandic food, innovation, culture and more with this new video series!

    Discover the most comprehensive guide to Iceland yet: The A-Ö of Iceland from Inspired by Iceland! This new campaign features nine videos of Icelanders with different backgrounds sharing their expertise and insight into Icelandic business, environment, society and more through their jobs and interests. You’ll learn all about why Iceland is a great place to visit, the quality of Icelandic food and how Icelanders have used innovation to create a thriving society! Everything you need to know about Iceland is in this helpful guide!

    The A to Ö of Iceland
    Introduction video

    Journey:

    Sævar Helgi Bragason ​
    Topic: Northern Lights and stargazing
    Sævar is an Astronomer and teacher. He is a frequent guest on a popular morning radio show in Iceland to talk about astronomy. https://youtu.be/C4_Nmi_RZ4U

    Vilborg Arna Gissurardóttir
    Topic: Hiking and outdoor activities in Iceland
    Villborg is a mountaineer who has climbed Everest and was the first Icelandic woman to do so. She has also crossed the Antarctic on skis, solo. https://youtu.be/eA7yV97ylQ0

    Svanur Gísli Þorkelsson
    Topic: Travelling in Iceland
    Svanur is an experienced Icelandic guide, well known for his gregarious personality and expert knowledge. His claim to fame is that he was on Game of Thrones as an extra. https://youtu.be/CNnECabm0W8

    Living:

    Eliza Reid
    Topic: Gender equality in Iceland
    Eliza is the First Lady of Iceland. She is also Canadian and an ex-journalist. She is actively involved in Iceland’s gender equality action: https://youtu.be/B_gaxvCQr4s

    Stefanía G. Halldórsdóttir
    Topic: Use of geothermal energy in Iceland
    Stefanía is the director of marketing and business development for the National Power Company. She is an environmental scientist, former president of CCP and she is also Chairman of the board for Icelandic Startups. https://youtu.be/M6thOslw9lk

    Ragnheiður H. Magnúsdóttir
    Topic: Innovation in Iceland
    Ragnheiður is an engineer and Head of utility maintenance at Veitur, a utilities operator in Iceland. Ragnheiður has also worked in innovations such as fish processing technology and for a web and software development company. She is passionate about innovative projects with sustainability at their heart. https://youtu.be/BhW2NCBWyAM

    Taste:

    Georg Halldórsson
    Topic: Icelandic ingredients
    Georg is a chef and member of the Iceland culinary national team. He is highly awarded in in competitions and is a chef at ÓX restaurant, Reykjavik’s smallest restaurant. He also works at the highly regarded Sumac restaurant. https://youtu.be/roKYl9saz3w

    Ólafur Örn Ólafsson
    Topic:
    Icelandic restaurants
    Ólafur is a Waiter/foodie and a TV-personality. He is also a serial restaurant starter. https://youtu.be/UBDU9Z76YNk

    Erla Ósk Pétursdóttir
    Topic: Fishing in Iceland
    Erla is CEO of Codland an initiative, which looks to further the Icelandic fishing industry through innovative processes and ideas and through collaboration. https://youtu.be/R0R8-k6SQDA

    Let us know what you learn while discovering the A-Ö of Iceland by tweeting us at @IcelandNatural!

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