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The landscape at Reykjarnes Peninsula is a bit alien.

14 places to visit on Reykjanes Peninsula

The first mistake of many tourists visiting Iceland is to drive through Reykjanes Peninsula, to and from Keflavik Airport, without stopping. The alien landscape, bubbling mud pools, and stunning rocks and cliffs by the sea make it one of the most interesting areas in Iceland.

The landscape at Reykjarnes Peninsula is a bit alien.

14 places to visit on Reykjanes Peninsula

The first mistake of many tourists visiting Iceland is to drive through Reykjanes Peninsula, to and from Keflavik Airport, without stopping. The alien landscape, bubbling mud pools, and stunning rocks and cliffs by the sea make it one of the most interesting areas in Iceland.

Startup Iceland takes place at Harpa Concert hall and Conference Centre

Startup Iceland Explores Health and Personal Data in a Post-GDPR Digital Economy

Startup Iceland, taking place in Reykjavik Iceland 31 May - 1 June 2017, will dive into the implications and opportunities of the impending Europe GDPR on personal data and digital health and what that may mean globally for digital companies and the people who use their services.

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Costco yesterday.

Massive queues and chaos at Iceland's Costco yesterday

Thursday was a day off in Iceland with many apparently chosing to spend the day visiting the new Costco store in the outskirts of Reykjavik. Huge queues were present throughout the day.

The Kex Hostel karaoke last year with Sigriður Thorlacius of Hjaltalín singing.

Live karaoke night at Kex on Thursday

Kex Hostel are celebrating summer by hosting a live karaoke tonight. Anyone can register to sing with a live band of some very talented musicians.

Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson, MP for the Progressive Party.

Former PM of Iceland forms new progressive society

Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson, former PM and former leader of the Progressive Party who was implicated in the Panama Papers last year, has announced the founding of a new society called Framfarafélagið (The Progressive Society). He says he's not creating a new poltical party but that the society will probably develop with time.

The new staircase can be seen here.

Improved access at Iceland' Gullfoss waterfall

Tourists are now using the new staircase at Gulfoss, Iceland's most famous waterfall and one of the country's most popular tourist spots.

An unconventional family.

Swan pair in Iceland adopt a couple of goslings

A swan pair in Mýrdalur, South East Iceland have adopted two goslings whom they are raising along with their two cygnets.

Over twenty minutes of sitting in a temperature of 0.

Iceland's ice bathing champion beats record

Vilhjálmur Andri Einarsson is the winner of the Icelandic ice bathing championship which took place in Blönduós, North Iceland yesterday.

The Pink Street Boys wear their sunglasses after dark.

New video from Iceland's bad boys of music

Iceland's loudest band, or so they claim, the Pink Street Boys have just released a new video to their song Wet, from their forthcoming album Sleazus due in September.

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Northern Lights Mystery

Northern Lights Mystery

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Given good weather conditions, look for Northern Lights away from the light pollution in Reykjavik.
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Keflavik Airport

Scheduled Airline From Status
09:00 FI201 Copenhagen Landed. 08:55
09:25 FI541 Paris CDG Landed. 09:00
09:10 FI305 Stockholm Arlanda Landed. 09:07
09:05 FI317 Oslo Landed. 09:08
Scheduled Airline Destination Status
08:45 EZY2296 London Luton Departed
09:25 EZY8508 London Gatwick Gate Closed
10:25 SK596 Copenhagen
10:30 FI685 Seattle
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