Most Elegant House for Sale in Reykjavík

two days ago The wife of former owner of Primera Air, an airline which went bankrupt in October of last year, has put her house up for sale.

From RVK Brewing Co. From left:
Nonni Quest, barber, Valgeir Valgeirsson brewer, and Sig­urður Pét­ur Snorra­son, co-owner of RVK Brew­ing Co.

Beer Run September 21

13 Sep Registration is underway for the RVK Brewing Co. Beer Run, set for September 21 in Nauthólsvík, Reykjavík.

Eyþór Máni Stefánsson, Kormákur Atli Unnþórsson and Pétur Magnús Pétursson.

Bike Share Service Opens in Reykjavík

13 Sep A bike share service, called Framúrskarandi, opened in Reykjavík on Tuesday.

A page from The Adventures of Tintin.

Plans for Tintin Statue in Akureyri

12 Sep There are plans to install a statue of cartoon character Tintin by Akureyri harbor.

The unique visitor, the common kingfisher.

Kingfisher’s First Visit to Iceland

12 Sep A kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) has been spotted by Mógilsá river in Esja mountain, Southwest Iceland.

Icelanders Work Fewer Hours than Most

12 Sep The average number of annual hours worked was lower in Iceland than in most OECD countries in 2018.

The green stars denote a quake of magnitude 3 or more. The dots indicate tremors, color-coded, according to how long ago they occurred.

Earth Trembles in Southwest Iceland

11 Sep An earthquake of magnitude 3.4 was detected at 6:06 this morning, about 3 km (1.9 miles) northeast of Grindavík, Southwest Iceland.

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Jellyfish Swim across English Channel

11 Sep A group of six Icelandic female swimmers who call themselves Marglytturnar, meaning “the Jellyfish,” completed a relay swim across the English Channel last night.

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Ready to Die For Picture

11 Sep We’ve heard of pictures to die for. But one tourist in Iceland seems to take that term literally.

Fishermen Rescued by Helicopter: Video

10 Sep Overnight, the Icelandic Coast Guard rescued two fishermen, whose boat had stranded on the south side of Langanes peninsula, Northeast Iceland.

Be careful when entering your PIN, not to let anyone see what number you enter.

Credit Card Thieves Back in Iceland

10 Sep Police arrested three men from Romania on Friday, suspected of credit card theft in Iceland last year.

Marglytturnar, with Captain Peter Reed.

Jellyfish Wait for Window to Open

9 Sep A group of Icelandic female swimmers, who call themselves Marglytturnar, meaning “the Jellyfish,” are hoping to be able to start their relay swim across the English Channel tonight.

These horses were grazing in Hafnarfjörður yesterday.

Icelandic Horses Exported for Billions

9 Sep The export value of Icelandic horses amounted to ISK 10 billion (USD 79 million; EUR 72 million) during the past decade.

Loo Eng Wah.

Controversial Tourist Center to Rise in Hella

8 Sep Malaysian businessman Loo Eng Wah has big plans for tourism near the town Hella, South Iceland.

From Seyðisfjörður.

Trouble Deep in Seyðisfjörður

7 Sep The town of Seyðisfjörður, the East Fjords, is in deep trouble – literally.

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