The northern lights, with the Arctic Henge in the foreground.

Spectacular Northern Lights Delight

23 Nov Last night, the northern lights gave the residents of Raufarhöfn, Northeast Iceland, a spectacular performance.

From Keflavík International Airport.

Border Measures Mostly Unchanged Through January 31

23 Nov Disease prevention measures will for the most part remain unchanged at Iceland’s borders through the end of January, 2021.

One type of a luxury tent.

Want to Set Up Luxury Tents with a View in Flateyri

19 Nov Two businesswomen have applied for a license to operate a business that would provide accommodation in luxury tents near the village of Flateyri.

Coronavirus Tests at Border to Be Free of Charge

18 Nov Coronavirus tests at Iceland’s borders will be free of charge December 1 this year until January 31, 2021.

Krýsuvíkurbjarg cilffs.

Better View of 34 Species of Birds

10 Nov In the future, you may be able to get a chance to see the guillemots and black-legged kittiwakes of Krýsuvíkurbjarg cliffs, on the south side of the Reykjanes peninsula, up close.


Sounds of Iceland – Accessible on Map

9 Nov Did you ever wonder what Iceland sounds like?

From the Westman Islands Golf Course.

Iceland’s Most Beautiful Golf Courses

5 Nov Iceland may seem like an unlikely place to get in an amazing round of golf, but don’t be fooled!

A bird's-eye view of Vök Baths.

Vök Baths Still Afloat, Although Temporarily Closed

3 Nov “On my last day on the job, a statement arrived from the government [regarding stricter disease prevention measures] and subsequently, we had to close.”

Dangerous Conditions for Ptarmigan Hunters

2 Nov The weather gods are not cooperating with ptarmigan hunters, and health authorities in Iceland advise them not to travel.

A beach in the the Strandir region.

Cleaning the Coastline with Worldwide Friends

1 Nov Hrafn Jökulsson, a group leader for Worldwide Friends, has since mid-May been cleaning the beach in Kolgrafarvík cove.

The view from Morgunblaðið's offices yesterday morning.

Spectacular Sunrise in Reykjavík

28 Oct Yesterday’s sunrise in Reykjavík was absolutely spectacular.

Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson opened the tunnel by phone from the office of the Icelandic Road Administration in Borgartún, Reykjavík.

New Tunnel and Ring Road 2 Open in West Fjords

27 Oct A new tunnel, Dýrafjarðargöng, connecting Arnarfjörður and Dýrafjörður fjords in the West Fjords, was formally opened on Sunday.

Akureyri Airport.

Direct Flight to Akureyri in February?

25 Oct The marketing bureau of North Iceland, Visit North Iceland, is going to ask authorities to take special disease prevention measures to make it possible for direct flight service to Akureyri to begin in February.

Benedikt Jakobsson, once he had descended the mountain.

Knocked Out by the Earthquake

24 Oct Benedikt Þórður Jakobsson was thrown off his feet when an earthquake of magnitude 5.6 hit Southwest Iceland Tuesday.

The large crevice left by the earthquake in Krýsuvíkurberg cliffs.

Quake Creates Crevice in Cliffs

23 Oct The magnitude 5.6 earthquake that hit Southwest Iceland on Tuesday didn’t just leave cracks in ceilings.


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