16 Mar 2017Grímur Sæmundsson, chairman of the Icelandic Travel Industry Association, suggests all low-fare airlines that only offer commercial flights to Iceland over the summer, should land in Akureyri, North Iceland instead of Keflavik International Airport.
26 Feb 2017Akureyri is often named the capital of North Iceland. It's by far the biggest town outside of the capital area, and there is plenty to see and do there. Here's a list of our top 20 things to see and do in Akureyri.
4 Jan 2017Four churches in Akureyri, North Iceland, were vandalized during the night, including the Akureyri cathedral. All had been covered in graffiti using phrases such as religion is slavery, satan, and hegelian dialectic.
19 Dec 2016.An earthquake measuring 3.5 occurred in North Iceland this morning and was felt distinctly by many inhabitants of Akureyri. According to the Iceland Met Office its origins were south of Grenivík at a depth of twelve kilometres.
16 Apr 2016A family of seven have a new home in Akureyri. It's a home where smiles, gratitude and optimism prevail. It's been four months since couple Joumaa and Joumana arrived in Iceland accompanied by their five sons as refugees from Syria.