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The famous Sandholt bakery is on the left hand side and the hotel is located in the entire row of buildings.

New luxurious hotel opens in historic building in city centre

Nýtt glæsihótel á Laugavegi verður opnað formlega næsta fimmtudag. Það heitir Sandhótel og verður fullbyggt í sjö samtengdum húsum á Laugavegi 32b, 34b, 34a og 36. Húsin snúa að Grettisgötu og Laugavegi.

The famous Sandholt bakery is on the left hand side and the hotel is located in the entire row of buildings.

New luxurious hotel opens in historic building in city centre

Nýtt glæsihótel á Laugavegi verður opnað formlega næsta fimmtudag. Það heitir Sandhótel og verður fullbyggt í sjö samtengdum húsum á Laugavegi 32b, 34b, 34a og 36. Húsin snúa að Grettisgötu og Laugavegi.

Suðurbæjarlaug pool in Hafnarfjörður, a town next to Reykjavik.

Child saved from drowning in Hafnarfjörður pool

A preschool age boy was spotted lying on the bottom of the adult pool at Hafnarfjörður swimming pool in Iceland yesterday.

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Catch the famous "Heima" documentary on   a tour that Sigur Rós made of Iceland in 2006.

Watch prize-winning Icelandic movies at Reykjavik's arthouse cinema

If you're interested in Icelandic film, you should know that the latest prize-winning offerings of cinema in Iceland can be viewed at Bíó Paradís in central Reykjavik.

Kiosk offers beautiful, exciting designs for women and is a must-visit if shopping in Reykjavik.

Icelandic design store Kiosk reopens its doors

Kiosk is an absolutely must-stop for fashionistas travelling to Reykjavik, offering items from some of the most exciting young designers in Iceland.

With the rise of tourists to Reykjavik, plenty of new hotels are rising on Laugavegur.

Over 200 new hotel rooms for Laugavegur this month

The new hotels opening on Reykjavik's central shopping street, Laugavegur, means that over 200 new hotel rooms will be available in this popular shopping street. At no other time in history such a rapid change has been noted on Laugavegur.

Flugfélag Íslands is now called Air Iceland Connect.

New English name for domestic flight company in Iceland faces criticism

Iceland's leading domestic flight company, Air Iceland, which has until now been known as Flugfélag Íslands in Iceland, has received a new name, Air Iceland Connect. The Icelandic name has been dropped.

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.

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