Grábrók is one of the best known mountain in West Iceland, even though it's very small.

20 places to see in West Iceland

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Árni Tryggvason is a guide, a SAR team member, a photographer and now a writer.

A new guide book for tourists on how to behave in Iceland

14 May 2017 "What, where and how," is a new and complete guidebook in English written for tourists by guide Árni Tryggvason who bases the book on his extensive experience.

Immerse yourself in nature on a secluded island retreat where you hear nothing except the wind blowing through the grass.

Sleep in a Mongolian Yurt on a magical island in Iceland's largest glacial river

13 May 2017 Hákon Kjalar Hjördísarson decided to make a change to his life and move back to a place of enchanted childhood memories, a tiny island called Traustholtshólmi in the Þjórsá river in Iceland. Now, he offers tours to the island with an overnight stay in a Mongolian Yurt and a delicious wild salmon dinner included.

The  Crystal Symphony and  Mein Schiff at Reykjavik harbour last summer.

Record number of cruise ships to Reykjavik this summer

3 May 2017 This summer marks a record for the number of cruise ships expected to dock at Reykjavik harbour, a total of 155.

Northern lights at Lake Kleifarvatn.

Top ten romantic spots out of Reykjavik

25 Nov 2016 Looking for a good idea for a short trip out of town? Here are some of our favourite places of charm, romance and natural beauty.

Iceland’s WOW air flies first service to New York

24 Nov 2016 Icelandic low-cost airline WOW air flew its maiden service from Iceland to New York yesterday.

Iceland’s WOW air doubles revenues in one year

23 Nov 2016 Icelandic low-cost airline WOW air saw revenues of ISK 15.3 billion (approx. €127 million) in the third quarter of 2016 – this is 104% more than during the same period last year.

Central Stockholm.

Iceland’s WOW air begins service to Stockholm Arlanda

22 Nov 2016 Last Friday saw the maiden flight by Icelandic low-cost airline WOW air from Iceland to Arlanda Airport in Stockholm, Sweden.

Delta launches year-round New York-Iceland route

16 Nov 2016 Delta Air Lines is now operating its first ever winter schedule between Iceland’s Keflavik International Airport and New York John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Strong króna means Iceland tourists are not staying as long

14 Nov 2016 A strengthening national currency is resulting in tourists opting for shorter stays in Iceland, new data has revealed.

Iceland’s KEF Airport welcomes 6,000,000th passenger of 2016

11 Nov 2016 Iceland’s main international airport at Keflavík welcomed its 6,000,000th passenger of the year yesterday – the first time ever that this milestone has been achieved.

Most voters want Reykjavik Airport to stay put

10 Nov 2016 A majority of Icelanders are happy with the location of Reykjavik City Airport and do not want it moved, a new opinion poll has confirmed.

Storms cause Iceland flight cancellations and diversions

20 Oct 2016 Four of the fourteen flights scheduled to land at Iceland’s main international airport last night were either diverted or cancelled on account of the stormy weather conditions.

British pound hits 8.5-year low against Iceland’s króna

11 Oct 2016 One pound sterling buys just ISK 140 today – a full ISK 50 less than one year ago – making Iceland a significantly more expensive place for British tourists.

2016 record year for Icelanders travelling abroad

11 Oct 2016 Over the first eight months of 2016, Icelanders departed on 351,000 trips abroad – up 20% on the same period in 2015 and the highest number ever.

All Iceland municipalities to get electric-car charging stations

10 Oct 2016 Icelandic power company Orkusalan has announced it will soon be fitting electric-car charging stations in every municipality in the country.

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