Pilot whales on Löngufjörur beach.

Higher Temps or Tourists?

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The steel frames are ready.

Simulating Northern Lights for Tourists

15 Aug Aurora Basecamp, a new northern lights center, is under construction outside the town of Hafnarfjörður, south of Reykjavík.

From a café in downtown Reykjavík.

Dill Closes and Other Restaurants Open

8 Aug Dill, the only Icelandic restaurant to have earned a Michelin star, has closed.

Rude in Translation

29 Jul Do you find us, Icelanders, rude?

Tourists Spend More than Before

19 Jul In June, card expenditure of tourists in Iceland exceeded that of June, last year.

Queen Mary 2.

Queen Mary 2 Expected Today

19 Jul At 8 am today, the longest passenger ship ever to arrive in Iceland is expected to arrive in Sundahöfn harbor in Reykjavík.

Vincent Tan.

Tan Wants to Build Luxury Hotel in Iceland

17 Jul The future owner of Icelandair Hotels, Vincent Tan, believes that the Icelandic hotel market has great opportunities for connecting Iceland and Asia.

From Keflavík International Airport.

Number of Tourists in Iceland Down by 20 Percent

15 Jul The number of tourists in Iceland in May was 173,000, representing a 17 percent decrease from the same period last year,

Sounds Hot? Floating Pools and Geothermal Tea

9 Jul Floating pools, beer brewed with geothermal water, and geothermal tea – all this will be on offer at new nature baths, Vök Baths.

The lot has been painted in bright colors.

Food Market and More by Reykjavík Harbor

6 Jul A colorful food market and recreational area are being installed on Miðbakki wharf, by Reykjavík Harbor.

Ice cave in Langjökull glacier. The picture was taken in 2004.

Want to Dig Tunnel in Race Against Time

5 Jul The company Mountaineers of Iceland has been granted permission to dig a 100-m (328-ft) ice tunnel into the south part of Langjökull glacier.

Helena, a park ranger in Þjórsárdalur, throwing away the last of 3,219 rocks from a "wart" near Hjálparfoss waterfall.

Tourists ‘Warts’ Removed by Park Rangers

5 Jul Park rangers in Iceland have been busy lately removing warts - tourists’ “warts,” that is.

From Vatnajökull National Park.

Number of Park Visitors Could Be Limited

4 Jul The number of visitors to Vatnajökull National Park could be limited in certain areas and a limited number of operating licenses issued to companies wishing to offer services there.

Ýmir (center) and Hrefna (far left), in the company of friends and the founders of California Wine Masters.

‘Said They’d Make Us Famous in Hollywood’

30 Jun “We got a great reception,” Ýmir Björgvin Arthúrsson, co-owner of Magical Iceland – Food and Wine Tours.

The famous sphere moves slowly.

Visit Grímsey by 2047

27 Jun “Orbis et Globus,” meaning Circle and Sphere, an eight-ton concrete sphere, marking the Arctic Circle on the northern tip of Grímsey island, off the north coast of Iceland, is under heavy criticism from some of the islanders for its location.

Dagur B. Eggertsson, climbing to the top of the lighthouse.

Light Is On in Lighthouse

21 Jun The new lighthouse by Sæbraut in Reykjavík was activated at noon today.

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