The West Nordic countries are comprised of Greenland (pictured), Iceland, and the Faroe Islands.

Vestnorden Travel Mart kicks of in Akureyri today

2 Oct The Vestnorden Travel Mart began in Akureyri, North Iceland this morning and will run until October 4th. This is the 33rd time that the conference is held and over 600 visitors from Iceland, Greenland and the Faroe Islands attend the conference as well as buyers in the travel industry from over 30 countries worldwide.

Ice cave in Langjökull glacier.

Iceland’s Ring Road Highly Rated

20 Jul A road trip along Ring Road One in Iceland is rated sixth on the list of the World’s Best Once-in-a-Lifetime Journeys.

Langisjór.

Photos: Iceland's majestic highlands

6 Apr The Icelandic highlands are one of the most unpopulated areas of Europe. Covering some 400 - 500 square kilometres they offer black deserts, mountains, canyons and glaciers.

The UA flights will offer these incredible seats.

UA to begin flights between Newark and Keflavik International Airport

26 Feb On May 23rd US airline United Airlines will commence direct flights between Newark airport and Keflavik International Airport in Iceland. The flights are onlu scheduled for the summer season, until October 4th.

The music hall at the centre of Akureyri.

2.500 Brits fly direct to Akureyri

15 Nov 2017 British travel agency Super Break has organised chartered flights between Britain and Akureyri in North Iceland.

American Airlines will add direct service to Iceland in summer of 2018.

American Airlines to offer direct service to Iceland

15 Nov 2017 American Airlines will add direct service to Iceland in the summer of 2018.

Sigurður Jónsson the sailor is called Búbbi.

Nature sailing in the high north

5 Nov 2017 Sigurður Jónsson, also known as Búbbi from Ísafjörður, treats the clients on his schooner like good guests and travelling companions as he shows them the magnificent Icelandic nature from the point of view of the sailor that he is.

Icelandair drops Barcelona, focuses on Madrid instead

31 Oct 2017 Icelandair will end its service to Barcelona in Spain in the summer of 2018 and add more flights to Madrid instead.

Rachael Ray

Rachel Ray’s studio audience invited to Iceland

27 Oct 2017 The Rachel Ray show had a surprise for its studio audience when it gifted everyone present a trip to Iceland.

From spring onwards, there will be departures at noon to Amsterdam, Dublin, Paris and Copenhagen.

WOW air to offer noon flights

21 Sep 2017 Icelandic low-cost airline WOW air have decided to put good use of the dead hours at Keflavik International Airport at noon by beginning direct flights to several cities in Europe this spring.

A screenshot from a video by tourist Reneé Green who witnessed the huge rocks falling at Seljalandsfoss.

Seljalandsfoss closed due to rock slide

3 Sep 2017 Police in South Iceland have, in cooperation with landowners, closed off the walking path at one of Iceland's most popular tourist attractions, Seljalandsfoss waterfall in South Iceland.

Mæsa and Theó at Stykkishólmur Slowly.

Is this Iceland's most charming coffee shop?

31 Aug 2017 Slowly is a micro-travel agency and coffee shop in Stykkishólmur in West Iceland. It's owned by friends María Jónasdóttir, known as Mæsa, and Theódóra Matthíasdóttir, known as Theó.

Tourists at Hallgrímskirkja church in central Reykjavik.

Rick Steves budget tips for Iceland: Bónus, happy hour and Airbnb

29 Aug 2017 Well known travel writer Rick Steves is busy writing his guidebook Rick Steve's Iceland, out in March 2018. On his blog however he's published a few budget tips for Iceland travels.

Cleveland is located next to Lake Erie.

Icelandair begin scheduled flights to Cleveland

23 Aug 2017 Icelandair have decided to offer scheduled flights between Cleveland and Keflavik International Airport four times per week, starting in May next year.

Toilets at Hverfjall in North Iceland.

Fifteen toilets for tourists put up all around Iceland

14 Jun 2017 An announcement from the Minstry of Industries and Innovation states that 15 toilets for tourists will be put up all around Iceland for tourist use.

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