Chief Epidemiologist Þórólfur Guðnason.

New Quarantine Rule Does not Target Tourists

19 Mar Chief Epidemiologist Þórólfur Guðnason has announced that as of today, March 19, all Icelandic citizens and permanent residents of Iceland returning to Iceland from abroad must be quaranined for 14 days, regardless of where they are arriving from.

From Reynisfjara beach, near Vík í Mýrdal.

More than 100 Tourists Stranded in Vík

10 Mar More than 100 tourists spent the night at a Red Cross relief center in Vík í Mýrdal, South Iceland, after a stretch of the Ring Road to Reykjavík became impassable last night.

The accident occurred near the Efri-Grafningsvegur exit.

Bus, Carrying 23, Rolls over near Þingvellir

25 Feb A bus with 23 people on board rolled over on Þingvallavegur road, on Mosfellsheiði, west of Þingvallavatn lake, at about 10:30 am.

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Numerous Icelanders Stranded in Tenerife

24 Feb Numerous Icelanders are stranded on the island of Tenerife, due to a sandstorm that has been raging in the area since yesterday.

Website Makes Visiting Reykjavík Easy

15 Feb Reykjavík City has launched a new website and online travel guide, which makes it easy for visitors to plan their visit to Reykjavík and vicinity.

Almost Two Million Tourists in 2019

5 Feb Almost two million tourists visited Iceland in 2019 via Keflavík International Airport, or 14.2 percent fewer than the previous year.

From the Geysir hotspring area.

Pickpockets at Gullfoss and Geysir

4 Feb The South Iceland Police Department periodically receives reports of pickpockets at popular tourist attractions.

Part of the group of 39, waiting for rescue workers.

‘We Pray this does not Happen Again’

30 Jan “[We] pray this does not happen again,” state David and Gail Wilson, an Australian couple, who three years ago were left stranded for hours on Langjökull glacier.

Jóhann Sveinbjörnsson, holding the certificate for being person of the year in the East Fjords.

Life-Saving Trip to Golf Course

26 Jan An 86-year-old man from Seyðisfjörður, Jóhann Sveinbjörnsson, was recently chosen the East Fjords person of the year.

Should Yellow Alert Require Cancelation?

24 Jan A yellow weather alert does not automatically mean that organized trips in Iceland must be canceled.

Loo Eng Wah.

Loo to Build Christmas House in Hella

21 Jan Malysian businessman Loo Eng Wah has plans to build a Christmas house and more in Hella, South Iceland.

Chinese tourists in Iceland.

Expecting 130,000 Chinese Tourists

20 Jan The number of Chinese tourists in Iceland is expected to increase rapidly in the coming years.

Seljalandsfoss waterfall is one of the country’s most popular tourist attractions.

New Road to Be Built to Seljalandsfoss

19 Jan A new road will soon be built to Seljalandsfoss waterfall, South Iceland.

On a cloudy day, the blue color dominates.

Captivating Colors of Newly Found Ice Caves

8 Dec Three beautiful ice caves were recently discovered in Skeiðarárjökull glacier, an outlet glacier from the southern part of Vatnajökull glacier.

Most Passengers from Germany

5 Dec Figures are in for the number of passengers who arrived in Reykjavík and Akranes by cruise ship last summer.


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