yesterday The oldest living twins in Iceland celebrated their 96th birthday last weekend. Hlaðgerður and Svanhildur Snæbjörnsdaughters are also near the record for Iceland's oldest twins ever, the record being 96 years and 292 days.
yesterdaySnæfellsnes Peninsula is renowned for beautiful nature and charming villages. There are many things to do and see there, and most of them can be covered in a day trip from Reykjavik, even in winter as Iceland Monitor has tried and tested.
17 OctWOW air will begin flights to Tel Aviv in Israel again next summer. The airline announced in July that flights to Tel Aviv would stop in October. WOW will however be stopping flights to St Louis.
16 OctIcelandic photographer Ragnar Axelsson has captured the beauty of Iceland for decades. In a new exhibition at Ásmundarsalur gallery in Reykjavik he exhibits photographs of Icelandic glaciers as you've never seen them before.
16 OctIcelandic University students have more children, are older and have a higher income compared to students in the rest of Europe. Costs undertaken by Icelandic students however are double the average of other European countries.
15 Oct The lawyer of former Sigur Rós drummer Orri Páll Dýrason, who quit the band recently due to rape allegations by a US artists, made demands that newspaper Stundin would abandon plans to publish an interview with the artist in question, Meagan Boyd.
14 OctMývatnssveit is an area of extremes in North Iceland. Lake Mývatn with its deep blue colour surrounded by old craters, bubbling clay in Námaskarð geothermal area. The green vegetation in the warm summers and blue of the biting frost in winter.
13 OctDisplaying incredible sturdiness, strength as well as beauty and temperament, these animals truly know how to survive in Iceland’s most extreme conditions, no matter what the weather may throw at them.