Scandinavia and the World

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Icelanders suffer from Small Nation Complex. Meaning they kn 30 5, 4:44pm

@Tjalve Hehe, but at least America even knows that you exist ;) Sort of frustrating whenever America celebrates "Leif Erikson Day", how they use it as an excuse to issue a proclamation celebrating US-Norwegian relations... even though Leifr Eiriksson was an Icelander ;) Sure, he spent a few years in King Olaf's court, but that doesn't somehow make him a Norwegian! It's as if they celebrated a "Roald Amundsen Day" to celebrate Belgium because the first mission he set out with was Belgian ;)

People only remember that we exist when we take out air travel to the North Atlantic ;)