Healing the body and the mind in nature

two days ago When we hear the word health we often immediately think about our physical wellbeing. Being physically fit and healthy is paramount but mental health is no less important.

Map from the Icelandic Met Office that shows the source of the earthquake.

Big earthquake in Þrengslin in the South

14 May A big earthquake was felt today just before 17:00 o'clock in the Southwest of Iceland, in an area called Þrengslin, a road that leads to Þorlákshöfn, Eyrarbakki, Stokkseyri and eventually Selfoss.

A Spanish tourist almost drowned at Reynisfjara Black Sand beach

12 May An ambulance was called to Reynisfjara Black Sand beach late Tuesday night when a Spanish tourist was in mortal danger after going into the sea.

Much more fun to travel with kids

8 May “It is so much more fun to travel with kids than by yourself. The sheer joy and happiness, all the new discoveries, new skills that the kids acquire that you can see in their big smiles.

Tourism is picking up considerably this summer and right now the summer is almost fully booked.

Everything is selling out

6 May Summer of 2022 will be busy in Icelandic tourism and already it is getting difficult to get hotels in some areas as well as rental cars.

Christian Scmitd, in the company of passengers.

Whale Watching Season Has Begun

29 Apr “Spring is in the air, the krill is in the ocean, which is full of food.”

Einar Torfi Finnsson.

Fourteen Icelanders Crossing Greenland Ice Sheet

24 Apr A record number of Icelandic cross-country skiers will cross the Greenland ice sheet in the coming weeks.

From Keflavík International Airport.

Total of 24 Airlines to Fly to KEF Airport

22 Apr Traffic is picking up at Keflavík International Airport these days.

Inspecting the tracks left by the ATV.

ATV Leaves Large Scars in Ingólfsfjall Mountain

20 Apr “I don’t understand how anyone could have done this.”

From the Reykjanes peninsula.

Reykjanes Peninsula Closely Monitored

19 Apr Seismic activity appears to be subsiding on the Reykjanes peninsula, Southwest Iceland, mbl.is reports. Still, the Icelandic Met Office keeps monitoring the area closely.

‘An Assault on Icelandic Nature’

19 Apr Thirty-four Icelandic fishing associations and environmental associations issued a statement earlier this month, appealing to the Norðurþing municipality, Northeast Iceland, to cancel all plans for open net pen fish farming near Raufarhöfn.

AIDAsol.

Up to 83 Cruise Ships Coming This Season

13 Apr The cruise ship AIDAsol is expected to arrive in Reykjavík today.

The location of the earthquakes.

Swarm of Earthquakes on Reykjanes Peninsula

13 Apr A swarm of earthquakes began on the Reykjanes peninsula, Southwest Iceland last night.

From the quarry in Seyðishólar.

Concerned About Excavation in Seyðishólar Craters

30 Mar Owners of cabins in the vicinity of Seyðishólar craters, Southwest Iceland, are very concerned about plans to increase excavation in the quarry in the craters.

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Road System Not Ready for Increasing Traffic

29 Mar One of Iceland’s main traffic safety experts, Ólafur Kr. Guðmundsson, fears a major increase in the number of traffic accidents in Iceland this summer,

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