A record 89 cruise ships carrying a total of 95-98,000 passengers are booked to dock at Reykjavík harbor this summer.
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“She was there, two or three steps in front of me and then she just disappeared into the ground,” says Anna Hermannsdóttir
The man with reportedly the world’s biggest ‘little guy’ has decided to donate his member to the Icelandic Phallological Museum following his death.
Iceland is expecting around 100,000 tourists to arrive by cruise ship this summer, as the sector becomes ever more important to the economy.
A helicopter crash landed yesterday on the Eyjafjallajökull glacier in South Iceland, causing serious damage.
A plan to charge only foreign tourists visiting Iceland’s biggest waterfall may be against European law, it is claimed.
A spokesman for the landowners at South Iceland’s famous Geysir area says the government is being hypocritical in trying to ban them from charging entry to the site.
Vilborg Arna Gissurardóttir, one of two Icelanders at Everest Base Camp, says she cannot justify continuing her quest for the summit under the circumstances.
Icelandic nature is the subject of a new photographic exhibition in France, but it is causing surprise and concern.
Icelandic adventurer Vilborg Arna Gissurardóttir may not make it to the top of Everest as an indirect result of the recent deadly avalanche on the mountain.
With the five-day-long Easter weekend now behind us, all reports are that the annual Aldrei fór ég suður music festival in Ísafjörður went swimmingly – despite the bad weather. And hope is at hand there too, with warm weather on its way.
The latest TV advertisement for Jagermeister, a brand of German herbal liqueur, features a group of professional surfers in Iceland in winter. The air temperature dropped to around 2ºC (35.6ºF) during the shoot.
The landowners in the Geysir area are considering blocking access to Geysir geothermal area, according to Garðar Eiríksson, spokesperson for the Landowners Association of Geysir.
The road between the northern and southern West Fjords is being cleared after having been closed since December due to heavy snowfall.
Seventy million plastic bags end up in the trash in Iceland every year, according to a report from the Ministry for the Environment.
The Icelandic State has obtained an injunction against landowners in the Geysir area, prohibiting them from charging an entrance fee to Geysir, according to a decision by the South Iceland District Court earlier this morning.
A web camera has been set up at Grímsfjall looking west over Grímsvötn volcano, one of the most volcanically active spots in Iceland.
Thirty screens with travel safety information will be set up at the main tourist spots around Iceland.
Hellisheiði mountain pass on the way from Reykjavík to South Iceland is icy due to snowfall last night. Other mountain roads in the southwest as well as roads in the southeast of the country are also icy.
The government is now investigating the lawfulness of the scheduled fee collection at the landmarks Dettifoss, Námaskarð and elsewhere on the property of Reykjahlíð.
Evosia Studios’ Henry Jun Wah Lee produced this timelapse video titled Eye of the Storm after a two-week trip to Iceland during the solar maximum—a once-every-eleven-year period of great solar activity resulting in incredible northern lights.