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Skyr is delicious in both sweet and savoury dishes.

Make your very own skyr

Making your own skyr at home is really not complicated, and it only takes three ingredients, plus some time. Here's the recipe.

Skyr is delicious in both sweet and savoury dishes.

Make your very own skyr

Making your own skyr at home is really not complicated, and it only takes three ingredients, plus some time. Here's the recipe.

It can be dangerous to stop a car on the road.

ICRA considering making more lay-by’s on Icelandic roads

The Icelandic Road and Coastal Administration (ICRA) is considering building more lay-bys on Icelandic roads to service tourists. They are currently working on a survey to find out where tourists are most likely to stop on the edge of the road.

Weather

Light snow

Today

-2 °C

Rain showers

Later today

5 °C

Light rain

Tomorrow

4 °C

The mountains in Botnsdalur.

Three men struck by an avalanche in West Fjords

Three men were struck by an avalanche in Botnsdalur in the West Fjords of Iceland last night. Four men were skiing together in the area. Three were hit by the avalanche but the fourth managed to escape it.

DesignersLoji and Tanjaare exhibiting a new National Football team outfit at Design March.

Iceland's Design March kicks off on Thursday

Design March is Iceland’s most important annual design festival covering all fields of design including architecture, graphic design, fashion, furniture and product design.

Guðni Jóhannesson, President of Iceland, on the right, with King Harald of Norway on the left.

Icelandic President and First Lady on official visit to Norway

President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson and First Lady Eliza Jean Reid began their official visit to Norway today.

The President of Iceland shows his support for people with Down's syndrome by wearing mismatched socks.

Icelandic President wears mismatched socks in support of Down's awareness

President Guðni Th. Jóhannnesson is doing his part in supporting World Down Syndrome Day which is today. People across the globe, President Jóhannesson among them, are wearing mismatched socks to show support for diversity.

Exchanges between students are increasingly happening in English says a school teacher.

Pupils increasingly communicating in English in Icelandic schools

A school teacher in Hafnarfjörður, a town next to Reykjavik voices his concerns that both teenagers and younger pupils are starting to speak English to one another. He believes this is caused by the constant time spent on the internet.

Humpback whales are playful creatures.

Humpback whales starting to arrive in Skjálfandaflói, North Iceland

Humpback whales seem to be playful creatures, fond of splashing around in the surface of the sea and jumping. Having such an appetite for performing, they are particularly popular among whale watchers.

More “unconventional” families in Iceland than “conventional”

There are fewer “conventional” families of married couples and children in Iceland, than so called “unconventional” families. That is, unmarried couples and single parents. Married couples with children are 27.3% of all nuclear families in Iceland.

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Day Tours

Lava Tour on Horseback

Lava Tour on Horseback

From €73

An adventurous ride through the lava fields around Mt Helgafell or Lake Hvaleyrarvatn.
Duration: 4 hours.

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Keflavik Airport

Scheduled Airline From Status
04:10 WW174 Los Angeles Landed 03:42
04:30 WW252 Montreal Confirm. 04:11
04:40 WW214 Toronto Confirm. 04:20
04:40 WW104 New York Newark Confirm. 04:25
Scheduled Airline Destination Status
06:00 WW760 Frankfurt On Time
06:00 WW404 Paris CDG On Time
06:00 WW442 Amsterdam On Time
06:10 WW720 Berlin Schoenefeld On Time
Guided tour in English

Guided tour in English

National Museum of Iceland

Sat 25 Mar , 14:00–15:00 (and later)