Pirates get blasphemy decriminalised
The Icelandic Parliament (‘Alþingi’) has voted today to decriminalise blasphemy in Iceland.
Deep fried ice cream in glacier county
A new food wagon has been parked in the stunning vistas of Skaftafell national park in east Iceland. The area is extremely popular with tourists and hence the wagon, called Glacier Goodies, has been offering gourmet fast food to hikers including deep fried ice cream, lobster tempura and fish and chips.
Photo competition - WINNER
Sigurður William Brynjarsson is the winner of Iceland Monitor midnight-sun photo competition. His photograph was taken in the lava fields outside Hafnarfjörður with the sun setting over Reykjavik.
Hotel design causes a stir
New plans for a hotel in the Íslandshótel chain were revealed a couple of days ago. The hotel will be located on Lækjargata in the city centre and architectural firm Gláma Kim were announced winners of an architectural contest for its design.
A foodie market reopens today
The KRÁS food market reopens for the summer today, Saturday, in central Reykjavik. KRÁS is a market set up by various Reykjavik restaurants who offer street versions of their dishes.
New facilities at Laugardalur campsite
Yesterday saw the opening of new facilities for campers staying at the Reykjavik site, such as a service building and cooking and washing facilities.
Women gather in the sunshine for #FreeTheNipple
Today, the #FreeTheNipple movement in Iceland organised an event at Austurvöllur square in Reykjavik to desexualise the female nipple. Crowds of women gathered on this sunny Saturday afternoon to support the cause in the name of feminism.
Skateboards and street fashion on Saturday
The third Bernhöfts Bazaar market takes place on Saturday and this time, the theme is bikes and skateboards. As usual, lobster soup, white wine and beer is served at the stalls and DJ's will spin tunes.
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