Prepare for traffic: Iceland’s biggest travel weekend
The coming Monday is a holiday in Iceland, which has made the adjoining weekend the biggest travel weekend of the year. Icelanders flock onto the roads to seek out festivals, which makes for long lines of cars with campers and caravans on just about every paved road in the country.
The millionth tourist arrives in Iceland in August
The millionth tourist in 2016 will arrive in Iceland sometime in August. A total of 1.7 million tourists are expected to visit Iceland in 2016.
Punk/rock idea born in a whiskey bar
“Everyone, the performers, organizers and those attending, shape and form the festival together,” says Árni Þorlákur Guðnason of Norðanpaunk music festival about its distinction. 42 bands and musicians are performing at Norðanpaunk 2016.
Warning issued to hikers on Laugavegur trail
Hikers on the Laugavegur trail are asked to show extra care around the Bláfjallakvísl glacial river and are advised not to attempt to cross the river
Iceland Academy: How to drive in Iceland
‘How to drive in Iceland’ in the latest in a series of online classes offered by Iceland Academy, a new campaign aimed at enabling tourists to get their most out of the trip to Iceland in a safe and responsible manner.
Iceland airspace closed, large number of aircrafts diverted
The airspace around Iceland was closed earlier today due to system malfunction.
When will she blow? Iceland’s vicious Katla volcano rumbles
Two earthquakes of magnitude 3.2 occurred in the Katla caldera in Mýrdalsjökull glacier around 4:00 AM this morning. Ten smaller earthquakes followed.
Iceland population is now 336,060
At the end of the 2nd quarter of 2016, the population of Iceland was 336,060, an increase of 1,760 from the previous quarter.
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