Three Cruise Ships to Dock in Skagafjörður Next Summer

Three cruise ships are expected to call on the port of Sauðárkrókur (Skagafjörður) next summer, RÚV reports. A total of 10 cruise ships have scheduled calls to the port in the future. Major [...]

Company Operating Tourist Accomodation Without Licence

Iceland Igloo Village has been operating trailer accommodation for tourists for several months without a licence, Vísir reports. The South Iceland Public Health Office was tipped off about the [...]

Diving in Þingvellir Could Jeopardise UNESCO Status

UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee has asked the Icelandic government to provide information on diving operations in Þingvellir National Park, reports. The committee received a complaint [...]

Weather Advisory in Southeast Iceland

Strong winds and heavy rain are expected in the Southeast and East of Iceland through the day and into tomorrow morning, according to the Icelandic Met Office. Travellers and residents in the [...]

Swimmer’s Itch in Landmannalaugar

According to a news bulletin published on the Environment Agency of Iceland’s website on Wednesday, an unspecified number of cases of swimmer’s itch  (human cercarial dermatitis) have [...]

Travellers Advised to Steer Clear of the Múlakvísl River

The Icelandic Meteorological Office advises travellers to keep their distance from the Múlakvísl river, on the western side of Mýrdalssandur in south Iceland due to heavy gas pollution. A small [...]

For the Love of Glaciers

Iceland's Glaciological Society has been conducting annual research trips to Vatnajökull glacier since the middle of last century. Now change is afoot.

Czech Traveller Found Dead

The man who was found dead by Sprengisandsleið north of Vatnsfell last Friday was a Czech citizen, born in 1975. He was travelling by bicycle, on his own, and his family were notified with the [...]

Dynjandi Donated to the Icelandic State

The estate of Dynjandi by Arnarfjörður to the Icelandic state, by RARIK- Iceland State Electricity. The donation was made on the occasion of the Republic of Iceland’s 75th anniversary and the [...]

WOW Air to Fly Again in October

USAerospace Associates plans to start flying between Iceland and Dulles, Washington under the WOW air brand, as early as next month. This was revealed at a press meeting held at Hótel Saga today [...]

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