24 Apr 2019Tomorrow is the First Day of Summer (sumardagurinn fyrsti) and to celebrate that, it seems, unseasonably warm weather is on its way to Iceland, making record temperatures likely in various parts of the country..
15 Jun 2017An Icelandic summer day can drag anyone out of their house, as has been visible in Reykjavik over the last few days. People have been cleaning up their gardens, playing around, hiking and baby birds are starting to fly from their nests.
20 Apr 2017Today is the first day of summer in Iceland. It’s also the day of summer presents, a custom centuries older than Christmas presents. The reason why first day of summer is so early is that the old Icelandic calendar only had two seasons, winter and summer.