A large chunk of ice from Fjallsjökull glacier falls into Fjallsárlón glacial lagoon.

Glacier in Motion

Nature and Travel
Here, you can see where the landslide occurred.

Permanent Closure of Part of Reynisfjara Beach

29 Aug Preparations are underway to permanently close the eastern part of Reynisfjara beach.

Rivers near Þórsmörk can pose a great risk to travelers at this time of year.

Road to Þórsmörk Impassable

27 Aug The road to Þórsmörk (249/F249) - a popular tourist destination in the southern Icelandic highlands - is impassable, due to swelling rivers.

Near Hornbjarg, the West Fjords.

Completes Kayak Journey around Iceland

26 Aug Veiga Grétarsdóttir completed her kayak journey around Iceland yesterday.

Seals are the main attraction in Hvammstangi, Northwest Iceland.

Nearly 80 Percent of Tourists Use Rental Cars

25 Aug Foreign tourists visiting Iceland increasingly choose to travel around the country in rental cars, or close to 80 percent of them.

From the GeoSea baths.

GeoSea Baths among World’s Greatest Places

24 Aug The GeoSea geothermal sea baths in Húsavík, Northeast Iceland, is listed on Time Magazine’s Greatest Places 2019.

This part of the beach has been closed since Monday.

Part of Reynisfjara Beach Remains Closed

23 Aug The easternmost part of Reynisfjara beach, South Iceland, will remain closed to tourists indefinitely.

Police have cordoned off the area where the landslide occurred.

Moving Mountain

22 Aug Tuesday’s landslide on Reynisfjara beach, South Iceland, is the area’s third in a decade to pose a threat to tourists.

The picture was taken early this morning on Reynisfjara beach, where the landslide occurred.

Landslide on Reynisfjara Beach

20 Aug A large landslide occurred overnight on Reynisfjara beach, South Iceland.

A view of the disappearing Ok.

Memorial Service for Glacier

19 Aug Numerous people attended a memorial service yesterday for the glacier Ok in the Icelandic highlands. A plaque was placed where the glacier used to be.

The steel frames are ready.

Simulating Northern Lights for Tourists

15 Aug Aurora Basecamp, a new northern lights center, is under construction outside the town of Hafnarfjörður, south of Reykjavík.

The dust devils on the north side of Mýrdalsjökull glacier.

Dust Devils by Mýrdalsjökull

9 Aug Two dust devils were spotted this week by Morgunblaðið photographer Ragnar Axelsson, a.k.a. RAX, as he flew over the north side of Mýrdalsjökull glacier, South Iceland.

Many people plan to travel this weekend.

Four out of Ten Plan to Travel this Weekend

2 Aug The year’s biggest travel weekend is coming up tomorrow, and a new poll by Zenter indicates that no less than 42.8 percent of Icelanders are planning to travel the country this long weekend.

From Þjóðhátíð in Vestmannaeyjar islands.

Merchants’ Weekend Festivals

30 Jul The biggest travel weekend of the year, Merchants’ Weekend, is coming up.

Enjoying the sunshine.

Sunbathing Seals on Löngufjörur Beach

23 Jul A number of harbor seals were sunbathing on Löngufjörur beach on the Snæfellsnes peninsula, West Iceland, on Saturday.

The scientists were surprised to find a harvestman this far from land.

Surtsey: Young and Attractive at 56

22 Jul A visit by scientists to Surtsey island July 14-18 reveals that the flora of the island is diverse and growing.

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