Locals guide tourists around the island on a tractor.

Whale watching on a tractor on Hrísey Island

At Hrísey Island the guided tours and whale watching are operated on a tractor. Hrísey is located in North Iceland and even though the island does not stand high, the view of the mountains that frame in the surrounding fjord is amazing.

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Cleveland is located next to Lake Erie.

Icelandair begin scheduled flights to Cleveland

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

Fresh fish in Tálknafjörður.

Is this the best fishmongers in Iceland?

Fresh fish for sale, reads the hand-written poster in remote Tálknafjörður in the West Fjords of Iceland. It's a sign for a self-service fishmongers where you simply just take your fish and leave money in a jar. The owners simply place good faith in their customers.

Reykjavík Excursions employs about 300 drivers.

Drunk bus driver let go by Reykjavík Excursions

A Reykjavik Excursions bus driver that was caught driving under the influence two weeks ago, temporarily losing his license, no longer works for the company.

"Don't go to Reykjavík"

Travel website The Culture Trip has put Reykjavík on a list of tourist destinations to be avoided this summer. The list also includes Venice, Rome, Milan and Barcelona among others.

Fishing is much more fun when done legally.

Interrogation via Google Translate

A French poacher lost the ability to speak English after being caught red handed in Norðurá river.

Tourists at Geysir in Iceland.

Reykjavik rental cars are the most expensive in Europe

The most expensive rental cars in Europe according to a survey made by CheapCarRental.net in 50 European destinations earlier this month, are in Reykjavik.

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Keilir Academy is named after Mount Keilir, an extinct volcano on the Reykjanes peninsula, home to the academy.

Keilir Academy in South Iceland offers preliminary University Studies in English    

The Keilir Academy situated in Reykjanes, South Iceland, now offers Preliminary University Studies in English. The programme offers individuals who haven't finished college or secondary education access to university programmes in Iceland.

Nikolaj Olsen í Héraðsdómi Reykjaness í gær.

Nikolaj "ruled out" by police as possible suspect

"I feel that's been ruled out," said Ragnar Jónsson, member of the investigation team at the Reykjavik Metropolitan police asked at court today whether Nikolaj Wilhelm Herluf Olsen could have been a perpetrator in the case of Birna Brjánsdóttir's murder.

The first clue in the case of missing Birna Brjánsdóttir was the red Ria Kio, which appeared on security cameras at Hafnarfjörður harbour where Greenlandic vessel, the Polar Nanoq was docked.

Murder trial: Birna's blood was all over the vehicle

Puddles of blood were found in the back seat of the red Kia Rio car which was rented by Thomas Møller Ol­sen and Ni­kolaj Wil­helm Her­luf Olsen, the vehicle which Birna entered into on Laugavegur on the night of January 14th. Police testify that there was so much blood that it was visible straight away inside the vehicle when the found it.

Thomas Møller Olsen covering his face from photographers at the Reykjanes district court today.

Murder trial: Police deny putting pressure on suspects

Nikolaj Wilhelm Herluf Olsen was ruled out as suspect in the case of the murder of Birna Brjánsdóttir for a number of reasons, one of them being that none of Birna's DNA was found on his clothing whereas DNA was found on Thomas Olsen's clothing. The policeman in charge of the interrogation denies that any pressure was put on the suspects to confess to a crime.

Eyrin in Borgarfirði eystri.

Borgarfjörður eystri: "Nothing remains but a bank"

The only convenience store in the village of Borgarfjörður eystri in Iceland’s Eastern Region will close on the 1st of September. The managers of the store, Eyrin, say that they can’t continue their business while losing money. Villagers say this is a great loss for the community as the next store is 70 kilometers away.

Nikolaj Olsen at the Reykjanes district court this morning.

Key witness tells a very different story in Birna murder trial

Nikolaj Wilhelm Herluf Olsen, fellow crew member of Thomas­ar Møller Ol­sen who stands accused of murdering Birna Brjánsdóttir in January, testified to a completely different version of events to the one described by Olsen.

Olsen says it's impossible that he hurt Birna in any way

When Thomas Møller Olsen was cross examined by his defandant just before noon he says that he did not hurt Birna Brjánsdóttir.

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