All Hotels Full in Reykjavík

hotel-aldan-seydisfj_psAround 4,000 foreign tourists visited Reykjavík over New Year; all the big hotels in the capital area were fully booked during the period with guests on average staying three to four nights. CNN Travel have now, for the second year in a row, named Reykjavík as one of the best destinations to visit during Christmas and New Year’s Eve.

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Private Party Stopped by Police

party_psThe police stopped a private party at 5:40 am today at the club Players in Kópavogur, a suburb of Reykjavík. Close to fifty people were at the club still celebrating the New Year. The party organizers had not asked for an extended permit; the club only has a permit to be open until 3:00 am.

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A Dream Move

gylfi_thor_sigurdssonStar football player Gylfi Þór Sigurðsson signed a six-month loan deal on January 1 to join the Premier League club Swansea City from German Bundesliga side Hoffenheim.

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