30 Jun 2017Actor Kit Harington who plays Jon Snow on The Game of Thrones series spoke to Time Magazine about the new series, filmed again partly in Iceland. He says he saw global warming with his own eyes in Iceland and that it was terrifying.
27 Jun 2017At least two Icelandic companies are reconsidering their promotional contracts with Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson, best known for his role as The Mountain in the Game of Thrones series following accusations in media of violence towards two ex-girlfriends.
27 Jan 2017Parts of season 7 of Game of Thrones is currently being shot in Iceland. Kit Harrington is one of the actors currently located in Iceland for the shoot. His character, Jon Snow usually adorns an Icelandic sheep hide to ward off the cold.
19 May 2016Ástríkur (Asterix) is a very small dog owned by a very large man. In fact, he's probably one of the largest men in the world, strongman Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson also known as The Mountain in the Game of Thrones series.
18 May 2016The Iceland Tourist Board has set up an interactive map of the best known locations for filming Hollywood movies and television series, including Game of Thrones, Fortitude, Interstellar, Batman Begins and Noah.
28 Apr 2016Icelander Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson, best known as "The Mountain" in the Game of Thrones series is again competing for the title of the world's strongest man this summer. Here's what he needs to eat every day to prepare for the contest.
23 Apr 2016Season Tours is one of many Icelandic tour operators offering guided tours around the Golden Circle and Iceland Monitor was given the opportunity to join in on an exciting journey around this stunning area of the country.