25 Interesting (And Strange) Facts About Iceland

MATTHEW KARSTEN | March 4, 2019

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If you’re looking for cool facts about Iceland, you won’t believe some of this stuff! Did you know Icelanders leave their babies outside, they like to eat rotten sharks, and there’s an app to prevent dating your cousin?Tourism has exploded in Iceland recently, and this Nordic island country now entertains more than 2 million visitors annually.This is no surprise considering that Iceland’s diverse topography enables people to visit black beaches, blue glaciers, and roaring waterfalls, along with going whale watching and a rare opportunity to see the mysterious Northern Lights.

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