Mývatn is a popular destination for many reasons.

20 gorgeous places to enjoy nature in North Iceland

Here’s a list of some of the most stunning places to enjoy nature in North Iceland. Many of the places listed are not well known and therefore not likely to be crowded.

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Keflavik Airport

How to survive Keflavik Airport

Keflavik Airport is as nice for an airport, but as Iceland tourism industry blooms the airport (though nice) is getting more and more crowded. Here are some tips on how to make the best of it when you are leaving Iceland.

One of the buses of Strætó, the public bus system, drove off the road just north of Reykjavik

Many accidents in Iceland's sudden winter

Ice and snow is making problems for the people of the land of ice. After a period of warm weather winter decided to return, making driving condition considerably more difficult. As a result many accidents have happened over the last two days.

The Arctic Henge near Raufarhöfn, North Iceland.

The most beautiful video of Iceland?

UNILAD just posted a video with the caption “The Most Beautiful Video You’ll Ever See”, and it’s from Iceland.

Mývatn is a popular destination for many reasons.

20 gorgeous places to enjoy nature in North Iceland

Here’s a list of some of the most stunning places to enjoy nature in North Iceland. Many of the places listed are not well known and therefore not likely to be crowded.

Diving in Silfra is an especially popular activity in Iceland.

Iceland Silfra accident: "I watched a person die that day"

One of the people diving in Silfra, a crevasse at Þingvellir national park on Sunday describes on Facebook how they watched a person die that day.

Real winter weather finally on its way to Iceland

A large low pressure area is heading towards Iceland with accompanying wind and rain. Next week, things are going to get a lot colder with bouts of snow.

Day Tours

Lava Tour on Horseback

Lava Tour on Horseback

From €73

An adventurous ride through the lava fields around Mt Helgafell or Lake Hvaleyrarvatn.
Duration: 4 hours.

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We suggest staying put tomorrow as this doesn't look very appealing.

Bad weather for travelling in Iceland tomorrow

Tomorrow's weather forecast is very bad with storms and rain predicted in the morning and weather worsening in the afternoon.

Jófríður Ákadóttir will perform at Iceland Airwaves with her solo project JFDR

Fleet Foxes, Billy Bragg, Mammút, JFDR + more acts announced for Iceland Airwaves 2017

Iceland Airwaves have just announced that Fleet Foxes will be playing two shows during this year´s festival. The legendary Billy Bragg will also be performing, as well as a diverse list of local and international names including new Bella Union signees Mammút and JFDR (aka Jófríður from Samaris).

Footage from Star Wars Rogue One from scenes filmed in Iceland.

Incredible footage of Icelandic landscape in blockbuster Hollywood movies

In the accompanying video, graciously sent to us by Truenorth, you can witness some of the most famous scenes in recent cinematic history captured in Iceland's astounding landscapes.

Two-thirds reject EU membership

The majority of Icelanders remain opposed to membership of the European Union (EU) according to a new opinion poll produced by MMR. 54% say they do not support the idea that Iceland should become part of the bloc while 25.9% are in favour.

President Jóhannesson said he would ban pineapple on pizza, if he could.

Icelandic President releases a statement on pineapple debacle

The Icelandic president caused quite a stir when he announced that if he could, he would ban pineapple as a pizza topping. The president released a statement on the so called pizza controversy yesterday.

The four Kattarshians are looking for a new home.

Homeless Kattarshians

A live stream of four kittens living in a tiny house has taken Iceland by storm. The kittens, who are siblings and come from Kattholt cat shelter, are now looking for a new home.

Miah, a 25 year old British school teacher says he was made to feel like a criminal.

Welsh Muslim school teacher escorted from plane in Iceland

A school teacher from Wales, Juhel Miah was escorted off a plane at Keflavik international airport last week despite the supension of Trump's travel ban. In an interview with The Guardian, Miah says he was made to feel like a criminal.

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Jóhanna Ólafsdóttir - Photographs

Jóhanna Ólafsdóttir - Photographs

Reykjavík Museum of Photography

Thu 23 Feb , 12:00–19:00 (and later)