Plans to Fly to 11 Destinations During Holiday Season

yesterday, 12:30 GMT Icelandair plans to fly to and from 11 destinations during the holiday season.

Daði og Gagnamagnið.

Daði Freyr’s ‘Think About Things’ on Time’s Top Ten List

yesterday The song meant to be Iceland’s contribution to the Eurovision Song Contest this year has made it to Time’s list of the best songs of 2020.

The Empty Windows of Laugavegur

22 Nov Numerous buildings or spaces that used to house stores on Laugavegur, the main shopping street in Reykjavík, are deserted as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The owners of Gott og blessað: Sveinbjörg Jónsdóttir, Jóhanna Björnsdóttir, and Anna Júlíusdóttir.

New Store Specializes in Icelandic Delicatessen

21 Nov A new store, Gott og blessað, specializing in food produced in Iceland has opened in Hafnarfjörður, south of Reykjavík.

Minks in Iceland Test Negative for Coronavirus

20 Nov All tests for the coronavirus, conducted by the Icelandic Food and Veterinary Authority at Icelandic mink farms, turned out negative.

TF-GRO, one of the Icelandic Coast Guard's helicopters.

Will No Rescue Helicopter Be Available Next Week?

20 Nov The Icelandic Coast Guard has issued a statement, explaining that due to the ongoing strike of aircraft mechanics, an emergency situation is looming.

Chief Epidemiologist Þórólfur Guðnason.

Only Four New Cases of COVID-19

19 Nov Only four new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Iceland yesterday.

From Iceland Post.

Major Increase in Domestic Online Orders

18 Nov Iceland Post is unusually busy these days.

Solution Around the Corner

18 Nov If all goes well, the first doses of a COVID-19 vaccine could arrive in Iceland within a few months.

Hrafnhildur Harðardóttir.

Long Hair, Long Lines

17 Nov Barber shops and hair salons will be allowed to reopen in Iceland tomorrow.

Laugardalslaug swimming pool.

Major Project Planned at Laugardalslaug Pool

17 Nov The Laugardalslaug geothermal swimming pool in Reykjavík will be undergoing a major renovation in the coming years.

The location of electric vehicle charging stations in Iceland.

Electric Car Revolution in Iceland

17 Nov For the first time ever, traditional cars fueled by gasoline or diesel make up less than half of newly registered vehicles in Iceland.

Hlemmur Square hotel, on the corner of Laugavegur and Snorrabraut.

Hlemmur Square Hotel Closes

16 Nov The Hlemmur Square hotel, Reykjavík, has closed.

Arnaldur Indriðason.

New Book by Crime Fiction Writer Arnaldur Indriðason

15 Nov Every year for the past 24 years, a new book by crime fiction writer Arnaldur Indriðason has been published November 1.

90-Year-Old Þorbjörn Has Rescued 233 People

14 Nov “[Þorbjörn] has rescued a total of 233 people,” states Bogi Adolfsson,


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