The Icelandic men’s national football team beat top-seeded team Croatia in last night’s World Cup qualifying match, thanks to an exciting 89th minute goal by defender Hörður Björgvin Magnússon.
Reykjavík’s third annual Color Run—an untimed, 5K family fun run for charity—was supervised this year by armed members of Iceland’s Special Forces unit, Vísir reports.
Five Icelanders, led by the accomplished mountaineer Leifur Örn Svavarsson, have completed a 1,300 km (808 mi) trek across the Greenland ice cap.
‘Luxury Travel Guide,’ a subscription travel publication aimed at affluent travelers, has named West Iceland ‘Europe’s Most Scenic Destination’ in 2017.
Reykjavík’s proposed public transport system, Borgarlína, or Cityline, will cost an estimated ISK 62–70 billion.
Almost from the moment that wholesale retail club Costco opened its doors at the end of May, locals have speculated on what would become of its two most famous members: the enormous metal elephant and giraffe statues that resided in the middle of the store.