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From spring onwards, there will be departures at noon to Amsterdam, Dublin, Paris and Copenhagen.

WOW air to offer noon flights

21 Sep Icelandic low-cost airline WOW air have decided to put good use of the dead hours at Keflavik International Airport at noon by beginning direct flights to several cities in Europe this spring.

A screenshot from a video by tourist Reneé Green who witnessed the huge rocks falling at Seljalandsfoss.

Seljalandsfoss closed due to rock slide

3 Sep Police in South Iceland have, in cooperation with landowners, closed off the walking path at one of Iceland's most popular tourist attractions, Seljalandsfoss waterfall in South Iceland.

Mæsa and Theó at Stykkishólmur Slowly.

Is this Iceland's most charming coffee shop?

31 Aug Slowly is a micro-travel agency and coffee shop in Stykkishólmur in West Iceland. It's owned by friends María Jónasdóttir, known as Mæsa, and Theódóra Matthíasdóttir, known as Theó.

Tourists at Hallgrímskirkja church in central Reykjavik.

Rick Steves budget tips for Iceland: Bónus, happy hour and Airbnb

29 Aug Well known travel writer Rick Steves is busy writing his guidebook Rick Steve's Iceland, out in March 2018. On his blog however he's published a few budget tips for Iceland travels.

Cleveland is located next to Lake Erie.

Icelandair begin scheduled flights to Cleveland

23 Aug Icelandair have decided to offer scheduled flights between Cleveland and Keflavik International Airport four times per week, starting in May next year.

Toilets at Hverfjall in North Iceland.

Fifteen toilets for tourists put up all around Iceland

14 Jun An announcement from the Minstry of Industries and Innovation states that 15 toilets for tourists will be put up all around Iceland for tourist use.

Kolugljúfur is a deep and magnificent canyon in the Víðidalsá river.

One of Iceland's most dangerous places to visit steps up safety measures

7 Jun "We've been really worried that an accident is waiting to happen here. Tourists go right to the very edge and on top of that they stand on the bridge where there's heavy car traffic," says Örn Óli Andrésson, farmer at Bakki in Víðidalur, North West Iceland.

Havarí is located in the remote fjord of Berufjörður in East Iceland.

Icelandic rock stars move from Reykjavik to remote farm

3 Jun Three years ago, musician couple Berglind Häsler and Svavar Pétur Eysteinsson moved away from Reykjavik to settle at a farm called Karlsstaðir in remote Berufjörður in the East Fjords of Iceland and started an organic farm, guesthouse and concert venue.

Park rangers putting up fences at Skógafoss.

Fences put up at Skógafoss waterfall

29 May Park rangers for the Iceland Environmental Agency have put up a fence at Skógafoss waterfall, a popular tourist attraction.

Flugfélag Íslands is now called Air Iceland Connect.

New English name for domestic flight company in Iceland faces criticism

26 May 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.

Grábrók is one of the best known mountain in West Iceland, even though it's very small.

20 places to see in West Iceland

21 May There are so many different things to see and do in West Iceland. With interesting historical places, diverse nature with beautiful waterfalls, lava fields, glaciers and high mountains, you could easily stay there for your whole vacation and never get bored.

Hikers on Mýrdalsjökull, South Iceland.

Iceland's glaciers - giants of nature

19 May Iceland is covered by over 4,500 square miles of glaciers, and they are located in all of the nation’s regions. The largest, Vatnajökull, is Europe’s largest glacier and covers a staggering 8% of the country.

Tourists at Seljalandsfoss.

Travel agencies predict decline in bookings to Iceland in 2018

17 May Representatives of travel agency Studiosus, who offer trips to Iceland, expect that the high prices will deter people from booking trips next year. This is reported by travel website Turisti.is who add that British travel agency Discover the World are predicting the same thing.

WOW's new airbus will be flying to Israel.

Icelandic airline WOW air to fly to Israel

17 May On Monday, WOW Air announced a new destination, Tel Aviv in Israel. Flights commence on September 12th.

Árni Tryggvason is a guide, a SAR team member, a photographer and now a writer.

A new guide book for tourists on how to behave in Iceland

14 May "What, where and how," is a new and complete guidebook in English written for tourists by guide Árni Tryggvason who bases the book on his extensive experience.

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