Father and daughter celebrate the sun coming up behind the mountains for the first time in 74 days.

Locals in remote town in North Iceland celebrate return of the sun

28 Jan The villagers of Siglufjörður, a beautiful and remote town in the North of Iceland, celebrated "sólarkaffi," or sun coffee yesterday. Why? Because it's the first day of the year when the sun rises high enough above the tall mountaintops to be seen.

The barrels were furnished last year.

Barrel accommodation in North Iceland popular with tourists

7 Aug 2018 Owner of Retro Guesthouse in Blönduós, North Iceland has transformed two wooden barrels as additional accommodation option for his guests.

Akureyrarkirkja Church is one if Akureyri's most distinct landmarks.

20 things to see and do in Akureyri

1 Jul 2018 With the weather definitely better in North Iceland than the capital area, why not head up to Akureyri, 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.

Fosshóll guesthouse boasts of a magnificent location.

This guesthouse, next to one of Iceland's most famous waterfalls, is for sale

23 May 2018 Guesthouse Fosshóll, which is almost on the edge of the Skjálfandafljót canyon, 500 metres from the famed Goðafoss waterfall, is up for sale. The price is a hefty 170 million ISK.

The  hole in the ancient wall.

Coach driver drives into ancient turf farm and causes damage

3 May 2018 A coach driver for a tourist coach drove into a wall of Glaumbær, a historic turf built farm in Skagafjörður, North Iceland,and left a large hole before driving off.

Jökulsárgljúfur offers magnificent nature.

210 million ISK for tourism upbuild in Jökulsárgljúfur

26 Mar 2018 The Jökulsárgljúfur area in the Vatnajökull National Park will receive 210 million Icelandic kronas for amenities such as a car park, walking paths and toilets.

Samúel Jónsson photographed in his garden of sculptures in 1965.

Fund raising effort for Iceland's most remote art museum

23 Mar 2018 The incredible art collection by artist Samúel Jónsson in Selárdalur, North Iceland, has inspired awe and wonder by everyone who visits it. Now, a society has been formed to save the statues by the artist, who passed away in 1969 and to restore this museum at the edge of the habitable world.

First direct flight from Cardiff to Akureyri took place today

12 Jan 2018 The first direct flight chartered by Super Break was flown from Cardiff in Great Britain to Akureyri in North Iceland. A Boeing 737-800 landed in Akureyri at noon carrying 185 passengers.

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.

Drawing images into the crater is a popular pastime it seems.

Giant penis drawn into an Iceland crater

9 Aug 2017 Almost daily, people walk into the Hverfjall crater and draw some kind of image or write in it. Every other day the Environmental Agency have to send people to remove it.

Eric Clapton with his giant salmon on Friday.  .

Eric Clapton catches enormous salmon in Iceland

8 Aug 2017 One of the summer's biggest salmons to be caught was caught by no other than British musician Eric Clapton on Friday in the Vatnsdalsá river. The salmon measured 105 centimetres and it took Clapton 40 minutes to land it.

Hljóðaklettar is a popular tourist destination in North East Iceland.

Another tragedy in Iceland as tourist falls to his death in Hljóðaklettar

10 Jul 2017 A foreign tourist fell to his death in Hljóðaklettar, North Iceland last weekend. He fell down a cliff, 15-20 metres high. This was the second fatal accident this weekend, the other was a tourist climbing Mount Kirkjufell in Snæfellsnes peninsula

Fosshótel Mývatn also features a restaurant seating 120 people and an on-site bar with views of the lake.

New hotel opens at Lake Mývatn in North Iceland

8 Jul 2017 The spectacular natural beauty of Iceland’s Lake Mývatn is now the site of a new hotel, Fosshótel Mývatn.

Hvítserkur is one of the best known natural pearls of the area.

“Dangerous” road North West Iceland’s jewels

29 Jun 2017 Vatnsnes peninsula in North West Iceland is best known for an impressive basalt stack called Hvítserkur and a volcanic plug named Borgarvirki. The road around the peninsula has been described by the local municipality as “unacceptably bad and is dangerous for those who use it.”

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The silence in remote Icelandic village a relief

18 Jun 2017 Two American artists met in an Art residency in a small village in North Iceland, they ended up collaborating on a video, featuring pictures from one and music from the other.

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