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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

  • 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

  • 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

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    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

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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 [...]
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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

  • 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 [...]
  • 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 [...]
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