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  • This Funny Photo Perfectly Captures Icelandic “Summer” Weather

    According to the calendar and the millions of puffins, golden plovers, and other migratory birds who have reached Icelandic shores, we’re supposed to officially be in summer. Yet in the past few weeks the weather here in Iceland seems to have completely different ideas, jumping one day from winter to spring the next day… only to return […] More

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    See The Beauty Of Iceland Under A Full Moon While The Northern Lights Dance

    Local photographer Óli Haukur of OZZO Photography created this beautiful video showing what Iceland looks like in those dark and cold winter months. The video features numerous surfing and kayaking scenes shot under a full moon while the Northern Lights dance above. Most of the locations featured are in South and West Iceland, the most […] More

  • Fast Charging Stations For Electric Cars Installed Along The Ring Road

    In 2014 there were 90 electric vehicles in all of Iceland, fast forward to 2018 and there are now over 6,000 registered electric vehicles in the country. This incredible rise in the number of electric cars, and Iceland’s abundance of renewable energy such as geothermal and hydropower, has many believing that the Nordic nation can […] More

  • Heaven On Earth – A Travel Video From Iceland’s South Coast

    In the last few years more and more travelers have been heading to Iceland during the colder and darker periods of late fall and winter. It’s gotten to the point that there really isn’t an “off season” in Iceland anymore! One of the main reasons is the hope of seeing the beautiful dance of the Northern […] More

  • The Mountain From Game Of Thrones Becomes World’s Strongest Man

    Strongman Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson (also known as Thor) is mostly known for playing The Mountain on Game of Thrones, but he’s been a giant on the strongman scene for quite a while now. The 29-year-old has won the title of Europe’s Strongest Man four times as well as having won the Arnold Strongman Classic earlier […] More

  • Population Of Iceland Surpasses The 350,000 Mark

    According to the latest figures from Statistics Iceland, the population of Iceland has for the first time in history topped the 350,000 people mark. The official numbers for the end of the 1st quarter of 2018 put Iceland’s population at 350,710, comprised of 178,980 men and 171,730 women. 64% of the total population (224,000 people) […] More

  • Woman Rescues And Adopts A Blind Puffin Found By The Side Of The Road

    While millions of puffins come to Iceland every year to breed, they are rarely seen around Reykjavík city center, that's except for Mundi the puffin. Last spring, Mundi was found looking very sickly by the side of a road in Reykjavík. The woman who found him knew she had to help the little cutie and [...]
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    The Complete History Of The Icelandic National Football Kit

    The Football Association of Iceland (KSÍ) will be revealing tomorrow the all new national football kit that will be worn by the Icelandic national football team in the upcoming FIFA 2018 World Cup in Russia. To tease the launch, KSÍ created this video showcasing the complete history of the Icelandic team’s kit over the last […] More

  • Man Finds His Lookalike Featured In An Ad At Keflavik Airport

    A few million people pass through Keflavík International Airport every year and are greeted with a wide range of ads for all types of Icelandic products, hotels, restaurants and activities. But for one bearded gentleman, a massive ad painted on the wall for clothing company 66°North seemed like it was specifically aimed at him as the […] More

  • Cat Cafe Opens Up In Reykjavik – Meet The 3 Adorable Residents

    The first cat café in Iceland recently opened up in the center of Rekjavík. The aptly named Kattakaffihúsið, which means 'The Cat Café', is located on Bergstaðastræti 10, which is just a short walk from the famous Hallgrímskirkja church. The feline friendly café offers a variety of different coffees and teas as well as traditional [...]
  • Pets Now Welcome On Buses In The Reykjavík Capital Area

    As of March 1st, the public bus service provider of Iceland (Strætó) has changed its rules regarding pets on Reykjavík buses. People are now allowed to take their animal friends onto public buses in the capital area. Pet owners have long lobbied for the rule change which has now entered into a one yer experimental [...]
  • March 1st Is Beer Day In Iceland

    For Icelandic beer drinkers, March 1st is a pretty big deal. The day is unofficially known as Beer Day (Bjórdagur) and marks the end of prohibition in Iceland...well, when it comes to beer that is! While prohibition in the U.S. lasted from 1920 to 1933, the Icelandic public had a national referendum in 1908 for [...]
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