Being on the orange list brings some restrictions, but not as many as being red listed.

Iceland gets an “orange” Covid-19 classification – for now

29 Jul It is not unlikely that next week Iceland will be red listed

From a mass vaccination event earlier this year. Despite having vaccinated most of the adult population Iceland has seen a recent spike in cases.

Iceland to be put on red list Thursday

28 Jul It will be harder for Icelanders to travel and foreign visitors may have to quarantine after their trip.

Delicious plant-based food made with love.

Feel like home at Mama Reykjavík

26 Jul When travelling and living off snacks from gas stations it is not unusual to start craving for a home-cooked meal in a friendly atmosphere

The restrictions are deemed necessary by the authorities despite over 70% of the population being fully vaccinated.

Iceland´s new coronavirus measures explained in detail

24 Jul Refreshments cannot be sold at sporting events and cinemas

Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir met with the Government in the town of Egilsstaðir this evening.

Breaking: Gatherings capped at 200 and one-metre rule introduced

23 Jul Bars and clubs will have to close at midnight

The eruption at Fagradalsfjall has been very tourist-friendly, being only a short drive from the capital.

Eruption in Iceland may be entering its final stages

23 Jul This might be the last chance to see the spectacle

The Þjóðhátíð music festival could attract as many as 17.000 revellers.

Further restrictions likely on the way

22 Jul The current rate of new infections may put Iceland on the red list of other nations

One of N1's many gas stations. They employ quite a few foreigners.

Unhappy customers offered to replace foreign workers

22 Jul Every now and then someone will complain about being attended to by a person who doesn't speak perfect Icelandic.

Gylfi Sigurðsson is considered to be one of Iceland's most talented athletes.

Star footballer said to vehemently deny allegations

21 Jul An Icelandic grocery store chain quickly removed posters of Gylfi Sigurðsson used to advertise a sports drink.

Gylfi Þór Sigurðsson has been with Everton since 2017.

Icelandic Everton star investigated for alleged child sex offences

20 Jul Last Friday Manchester Police arrested a Premier League player after searching his home.

The test must be done no more than 72 hours before arrival in Iceland.

Vaccinated travellers must show a negative test starting July 26th

19 Jul The test can be either an antigen or PCR test. Unvaccinated visitors must get a PCR test and quarantine for five days.

The area is treacherous as "sneaker waves" will sometimes pull people out to sea.

Iceland home to 6th best beach in the world

19 Jul Reynisfjara can be a dangerous place to visit if people aren't careful.

The LungA Festival is open for everybody. There will be an exhibition and party on Saturday.

Let's go to LungA Festival!

16 Jul If you're in the mood for inspiration and art, head to Seyðisfjörður this weekend. That's where the annual LungA Festival takes place - and ends with a day of art, concerts, good food and partying.

Many of the recent Covid-19 cases can be traced to Icelanders coming from abroad. They now face the possibility of being re-tested on arrival.

Slight ramping up of Covid-19 restrictions on the horizon

16 Jul There might be more testing at the border

The clubs and bars in Reykjavik have been crowded since restrictions were eased.

Shorter opening hours for night clubs not yet justified

16 Jul While there have been clusters of infections linked to the night life restrictions aren't needed

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