Ragnar Jónasson.

Icelandic novels making it big in Australia

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With his latest offering Nightblind, Ragnar Jónasson is the first Icelandic author ever to have had two e-book bestsellers in Australia.

Sorelle is an Australian photographer based in Iceland.

Bikini pin-up photos in Icelandic snow

23 Mar 2016 Australian photographer Sorelle Amore recently published a series of photographs where she wears a bikini in the Icelandic snow. Amore can be seen in a variety of poses: playing golf, tanning, vacuum cleaning, painting and washing her car.

Mount Kirkjufell gilded by the sun.

Walking in the shadow of the Vikings

18 Jan 2016 Heather D. Linnett hails from Australia but she has travelled more around Iceland than most people. She estimates that she has accumulated over 50 thousand kilometres in her travels in Iceland alone

Photo: Haraldur Jónasson

Icelandic beer one of world’s ‘wackiest’

11 Jan 2016 Fenrir Nr 26, produced by Borg Brugghús, has been selected by new Australian book World’s Wackiest Brews as one of the sixty most curiously brewed beers in the world.

Kristján Loftsson, CEO of Hvalur.

“Australia should start whaling too!”

27 Jul 2015 CEO of Hvalur, Kristján Loftsson, has told Australian media that, far from opposing whaling, the country should begin hunting the “nuisance” animals itself.

Exchange rates

USD USD 108.06 EUR EUR 123.00
GBP GBP 137.28 DKK DKK 16.49
NOK NOK 12.71 SEK SEK 11.74
CHF CHF 108.41 JPY JPY 0.98
ISK price of selected currencies, according to the official exchange rate of the Central Bank of Iceland. Updated daily.

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Exchange rates

USD USD 108.06 EUR EUR 123.00
GBP GBP 137.28 DKK DKK 16.49
NOK NOK 12.71 SEK SEK 11.74
CHF CHF 108.41 JPY JPY 0.98
ISK price of selected currencies, according to the official exchange rate of the Central Bank of Iceland. Updated daily.