Little Italy in Reykjavík

rvkculturenight02_goA new Italian restaurant, Piccolo Italia or ‘Little Italy,’ recently opened on Laugavegur 100, Reykjavík’s main shopping street, where authentic Italian products and food are served and sold.

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Midsummer Walks in the West Fjords

reykholar_june2013_psSeveral walks are being planned as part of the initiative Gengið um sveit (‘walks in the countryside’) in Reykhólahreppur municipality in the southern West Fjords this weekend, June 21-24, on the occasion of midsummer.

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Midsummer Hike in South Iceland

fimmvorduhals_1001_(10)Tonight, at the summer solstice, a group of 150 will participate in Útivist Travel Association’s annual midsummer hike of the trail across the mountain range Fimmvörðuháls, the site of the volcanic eruption that preceded the one in Eyjafjallajökull in 2010.

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Kostenlose Island-Reiseführer im ganzen Land

rund2013_forsida_thyskaDie neue, inzwischen 15. Ausgabe des kostenlosen deutschsprachigen Reiseführers Rund um Island ist erschienen. Den Führer gibt es auch auf Isländisch und auf Englisch und er liegt in 100.000 Exemplaren (die deutsche Version in einer Auflage von 25.000 Stück) an den am höchsten frequentierten Zielen aus.

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