Hakarl: What IS that smell?

August 26, 2013 Rosalie Murphy 0

One of Iceland’s delicacies is — to put it shortly — rotten fermented shark. Seriously. It’s caught in the North Atlantic, ferments for six months, and enjoyed twice a year with cold brandy.

Oula’s Dilema

August 5, 2013 Rosalie Murphy 1

She has a potential way out, though it comes with an agonizing, impossible choice: She must decide whether to stay in a war zone, take care of her father and pray that they can survive. Or, she can use a relative’s help to get herself a visa to America, and leave her father to die alone.