Icelandic dating customs - Why Is There No Dating In Iceland? - The Reykjavik Grapevine


“That which we now call love had not yet come to Iceland. People mated without romance, according to the wordless laws of nature and in conformity with the German pietism of the Danish king. The word love survived in the language, certainly, but only as a relic from a distant unknown age when words meant something quite different from now; perhaps it had been used about horses.” [Translation by Magnús Magnússon].

Iceland is the first place where I had sex with a girl whose name I didn’t know (and who didn’t ask for mine). Not until after sex did she start asking me personal questions that in most countries are typically asked before penis goes inside vagina.

Customs restricts the import of alcohol to Iceland by allowing adults of 20 years or older to bring 1 liter spirits + 1 liter wine or 1 liter spirits/wine + 6 liter beer or 2,25 liters wine into Iceland duty-free. (Categorizes spirits as beverages with at least 22% alcohol, wines with less than 22% alcohol).


Icelandic dating customs

Icelandic dating customs