History of Iceland

Unraveling the Rich Cultural Tapestry and Historical Saga

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Guardians of Peace: Iceland's Approach to Military

Nestled in the North Atlantic, Iceland’s unique defense situation has long piqued the curiosity of those interested in international relations and security. With no standing army, many wonder, “does Iceland have a military?” How does this small island nation protect itself and contribute to global peacekeeping efforts? In this blog post, we delve into the intricacies of Iceland’s defense strategy, uncovering the crucial role of international cooperation, its relationship with NATO, and the various forces that safeguard this fascinating country. Prepare to embark on a journey through Iceland’s defense landscape, from its historical context to its evolving future.

Go Car Rental Iceland travel writer Aron Freyr
By Aron FreyrOct 17, 2023 • 14 min read
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Unraveling the Mystery: The Origins of Iceland's Name

Have you ever asked yourself, "why is iceland called iceland?" or "why is Iceland Green and Greenland Ice?" or "why is Greenland Called Greenland?". So let's get into the questions surrounding Greenland vs. Iceland.

Go Car Rental Iceland travel writer Leah BIlquist
By Leah BIlquistSep 13, 2022 • 10 min read
Flag of Iceland and landscape of the country History

Flag of Iceland: A Symbol of Heritage and Pride

The Icelandic Flag is historic, with beautiful designs that honor the freedom of the country. In this article, we go over the history behind the flag and talk about old designs.

Go Car Rental Iceland travel writer Leah BIlquist
By Leah BIlquistJul 25, 2022 • 4 min read