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    Hilarious Photo Perfectly Captures Life In Iceland Right Now

    To say it’s been snowing quite a bit in Iceland lately would be quite the understatement. In fact, we here at Iceland Wonder were thinking about it earlier today and we’ve completely lost count of just how many days in a row it’s been snowing for. This weekend’s massive snow storm dumped so much snow […] More

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    Iceland Features In A Dodge Ram Super Bowl Commercial

    The landscapes of Iceland and Icelandic actors featured prominently in an ad for Dodge Ram that aired during halftime of Super Bowl LII. The ad starts along the coast of Iceland where pickup driving vikings board an authentic looking viking longship while a fast-paced version of Queen’s “We Will Rock You” gets them pumped-up. Their […] More

  • Icelandic Fish Oil To Be Sold In The United States

    Generations of Icelanders have grown up with the tradition of taking a spoonful of "Lýsi", or cod liver oil, first thing in the morning. High in omega-3 fatty acids, fish oil has often been credited for Iceland having one of the highest life expectancy in the world. While multiple fish oil products that say they [...]
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    Bottlenose Whale Stuck In Reykjavik’s Old Harbor Gets Rescued

    The staff at Elding whale watching tours in Reykjavík didn't have to venture far off shore yesterday morning in search for wildlife. In the early hours they noticed what seemed like a distressed whale stuck inside the Old Harbor area. On closer inspection they found out it was a northern bottlenose whale that had swam into [...]
  • Extreme Wind Storm Hits Iceland, Grounding All Flights And Causing Havoc

    A severe wind storm hit Reykjavík and the south-west parts of the country last night, causing the Icelandic Meteorological Office to issue an orange alert as well as all domestic and international flights to be grounded during the night and early morning hours. Planes arriving in Iceland were not allowed to dock with the terminal [...]
  • Police Called After Tourists Venture Onto Frozen Glacial Lagoon

    Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon in south Iceland is a big favorite among travelers. The stunning lagoon is full of icebergs which contentiously break off the nearby Breiðamerkurjökull glacier. The area is a magical place to visit any day of the year, but on an extra cold winter’s day, the lagoon sometimes freezes over and drift ice piles […] More

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    Increased Activity In Öræfajökull Volcano Might Lead To An Eruption

    A new caldera, measuring one kilometer in diameter, has formed over the last couple of weeks in one of Iceland’s more deadly volcanoes, Öræfajökull. According to the Iceland Met Office, satellite photos of the caldera show increased activity in the volcano. While there are still no signs of an imminent eruption, the Iceland Met Office is keeping […] More

  • Heavy Snow Showers Expected In Reykjavik For The Next Few Days

    Heavy snow showers are expected in Reykjavík and the surrounding area today and tomorrow. People are warned that driving could get difficult and traffic will be a lot heavier than usual. Continuing snow and sleet showers are expected until tomorrow night and weekend temperatures will plunge in the capital region, with frost up to to -8 […] More

  • Iceland Makes History By Qualifying For The 2018 FIFA World Cup

    Iceland made history this evening by qualifying for the first time ever to the FIFA World Cup in football (soccer), which will be held next summer in Russia. Iceland beat Kosovo 2-0 to top Group I of the qualifying round. The group included Iceland, Croatia, Ukraine, Turkey, Finland, and Kosovo. The teams finished in that […] More

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