The mountain hut at Hrafntinnusker on Laugavegur.

Plenty of Snow on Laugavegur

16 Jun There is still a great deal of snow in the southern highlands in Iceland, such as at Hrafntinnusker, where the Iceland Touring Association (Ferðafélag Íslands) owns and operates a mountain hut.

From Fáskrúðsfjörður, yesterday.

Snow-Covered Ground in Summer

14 Jun It may be the middle of June, but nonetheless it snowed in the East Fjords of Iceland yesterday.


Narrow Escape from Burning Lava: Video

14 Jun Shortly before noon on Friday, a man hiked across recently solidified lava at the eruption site by Fagradalsfjall, Southwest Iceland, after which he had to run for his life to escape the lava flow.

Hengifoss waterfall.

Popular Destination This Summer: Hengifoss?

13 Jun Björn Steinbekk will be traveling around Iceland this summer, writing articles about his travels, and posting drone videos on’ travel section.

Paying for parking near the eruption site.

Unable to Hike to the Eruption? Will Bus Service Be Offered?

11 Jun Part of the parking fees, collected near the eruption site by Fagradalsfjall mountain, Southwest Iceland, will be used to fund improved access to the area.

‘Success! Eclipse!’

10 Jun A partial solar eclipse was visible in Iceland tomorrow morning.

Tourists by Gullfoss waterfall.

800,000 Tourists Expected in Iceland

9 Jun Landsbanki bank expects income from the travel industry to increase by ISK 120 billion (USD 993 million; EUR 814 million) this year, compared with last year.

The extent of the eclipse will be close to what you see in this photo.

Partial Solar Eclipse in Iceland Tomorrow

9 Jun A partial solar eclipse will be visible in Iceland tomorrow morning, Thursday.

‘Little by Little, the Crater Is Closing’

9 Jun “Little by little, the crater is closing,” Þorvaldur Þórðarson, geologist at the University of Iceland Institute of Earth Sciences tells

Livestream of Eruption from Three Webcams

8 Jun now operates three webcams that offer a continuous livestream of the Fagradalsfjall eruption.

This is what the eruption looked like yesterday.

Magnificent View of Fagradalsfjall Eruption

8 Jun The crater by Fagradalsfjall mountain, Southwest Iceland, spewed lava high into the air, creating magnificent material for a photo, when Morgunblaðið photographer Árni Sæberg flew over the area yesterday.

New Hiking Paths at Eruption Site Being Considered

7 Jun New hiking paths to the eruption site by Fagradalsfjall, Southwest Iceland, are under consideration.

The superyachts, seen from the Sun Voyager last night.

Two Superyachts Mooring Near Reykjavík

7 Jun Two of the world’s largest yachts were mooring in Kollafjörður fjord by Reykjavík last night.


Risking Their Lives for Selfies by Dettifoss: Video

7 Jun When Arnar Þór Hafþórsson visited Dettifoss waterfall, Northeast Iceland, Saturday, he noticed two tourists standing dangerously close to the waterfall.

Strong Demand for Helicopter Tours to Eruption Site

6 Jun Two of the companies offering helicopter tours to the eruption site by Fagradalsfjall mountain, Southwest Iceland, are booked up weeks in advance.


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