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Svartifoss waterfall is a popular destination.

Iceland 2nd on Telegraph’s list of best countries in Europe

16:39 GMT In a survey by The Telegraph readers were asked to list European countries they most enjoyed visiting. On a list of 20 countries, Iceland ranks number two.

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

ICRA considering making more lay-bys on Icelandic roads

22 Mar 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.

Flights to Iceland from 78 destinations

3 Mar It‘s never been easier to get to Iceland. This year, 27 commercial airlines fly to Iceland from 78 destinations all over Europe and North America. This is a big leap from last year when the destinations were mere 46, and 18 back in 2007.

Akureyrarkirkja Church is one if Akureyri's most distinct landmarks.

20 things to see and do in Akureyri

26 Feb Akureyri is often named the capital of North Iceland. It's by far the biggest town outside of the capital area, and there is plenty to see and do there. Here's a list of our top 20 things to see and do in Akureyri.

First gay cruise around Iceland

15 Feb This summer is the first time that a gay cruise around Iceland is offered.

The Akraborg ferry docking at Akranes.

Direct boat trips between Akranes and Reykjavík

10 Feb Direct boat trips between Reykjavik and Akranes, a small town on the West coast of Iceland will begin on June 1st and take place until October 1st.

Cars stopped along a snowy, icy highway.

Tourists park in middle of Iceland highways - "accidents waiting to happen"

1 Feb A video was shared on a tour operator Facebook site last weekend showing tourists stopping cars on the highway to look at horses or other sights.

WOW Air has nine different destinations in North America.

WOW Air to start Iceland - Israel flights

27 Jan Icelandic low cost airline WOW Air has requested permission from the authorities in Israel for slots for six weekly flights between Iceland and Ben Gurion airport in Tel Aviv.

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"Vegan" cookies confuse tourist in Iceland

20 Jan Veganesti is a popular oat cookie found in most gas stations in Iceland. A confused tourist believed the Icelandic name to refer to vegan, which it does not.

New location for Reykjavik Tourist Information Centre

16 Jan A new Reykjavik Tourist Information Centre officially opened at the Reykjavik City Hall today. The centre formerly operated at the nearby Aðalstræti 2.

Volcanoes, skyr and the Panama Papers: a 2016 Iceland retrospective

1 Jan As the new year begins, Iceland Monitor takes a look back over 2016 and some of its most popular news stories for each month. Which is your favourite?

Flights to Iceland have never been as cheap as now.

Flights to and from Iceland never cheaper

29 Dec The average price of a flight ticket two ways from Iceland has dropped 33% in one year. Making flights to and from Iceland cheaper than ever.

Tourists in Iceland blow billions on plastic

20 Dec Tourists have spent ISK 217 billion (approx. €1.8 billion) on their credit cards so far in 2016, with the month of November standing out as a period of strong growth for the Icelandic tourist industry.

Vehicle skids into Icelandic jet, major delay

19 Dec Passengers on WOW air flight 902 to Copenhagen this morning are facing an eight-hour delay after an airport vehicle hit an ice patch and collided with the waiting aircraft.

An artist's impression of the new Boeing 737 MAX delivered to Icelandair in 2018-21.

PHOTOS: Icelandair-Boeing, an 80-year relationship

15 Dec Iceland’s main international airline Icelandair can trace its roots back almost eight decades and has worked closely with American aircraft manufacturer Boeing throughout its history.

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