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The music hall at the centre of Akureyri.

2.500 Brits fly direct to Akureyri

15 Nov British travel agency Super Break has organised chartered flights between Britain and Akureyri in North Iceland.

American Airlines will add direct service to Iceland in summer of 2018.

American Airlines to offer direct service to Iceland

15 Nov American Airlines will add direct service to Iceland in the summer of 2018.

Sigurður Jónsson the sailor is called Búbbi.

Nature sailing in the high north

5 Nov Sigurður Jónsson, also known as Búbbi from Ísafjörður, treats the clients on his schooner like good guests and travelling companions as he shows them the magnificent Icelandic nature from the point of view of the sailor that he is.

Icelandair drops Barcelona, focuses on Madrid instead

31 Oct Icelandair will end its service to Barcelona in Spain in the summer of 2018 and add more flights to Madrid instead.

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Rachel Ray’s studio audience invited to Iceland

27 Oct The Rachel Ray show had a surprise for its studio audience when it gifted everyone present a trip to Iceland.

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.

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