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Books, Bed, and Chocolate

Books, bed, and chocolate: ringing in the New Year Icelandic-style. 

In the Icelandic culture of literacy, the traditional holiday gift is a book. Jolabokaflod, or Christmas Book Flood, is the yearly tradition of sharing beloved books and spending the evening curled up with a great read and, of course, chocolate. You had us at hello, Iceland.

Read more about the tradition and Iceland’s love of literature here.

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