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Culture related affairs from the Icelandic Times magazine

Iceland at Your Fingertips

Iceland at Your Fingertips Just a few years ago, Iceland was called ‘Europe’s Best Kept Secret’ but now the word is out and visitors from across the globe are ...

A MULTINATIONAL TAPESTRY

A MULTINATIONAL TAPESTRY A long, artistic Icelandic story of intrigue and love Hvolsvöllur in South Iceland is not only the gateway to Iceland’s volcanic wi...

A Hike OF A Lifetime

  A Hike OF A Lifetime Útivist takes you on trip through spectarcular beauty With the opening of the Sveinstindur Útivist cabin as well as the Skælinga...

Some of Everything and Some Unique

Iceland’s Hub Reykjanes: Some of Everything and Some Unique The Blue Lagoon is famous worldwide for its warm, healing waters. It’s one of the ‘must visits...

Local history and museums

Local history and museums A rich heritage is found in Húsavík in North Iceland Settlement and adoption of Christianity The Swedish explorer Garðar Svav...

The Serpent of Lagarfljót

The Serpent of Lagarfljót In east Iceland the Ring Road leads over Breiðdalsheiði heath and down into Skriðdalur, heading for the Fljótsdalur district. The low...

Skógarfoss

Skógarfoss The Forest Waterfall’ as the word Skógarfoss translates, is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Iceland. This classic 62m high and 15 m wide...

ICELAND PHOTO TOURS

ICELAND PHOTO TOURS         ICELAND PHOTO TOURS Iceland photo tours is operated by Look North Tr...

Grímsey – Cole Barash

Steinholt – a story of the origin of names The exhibition Steinholt – a story of the origin of names is about the memory of a place. Christopher Taylor has spe...

Gold under Skógafoss

Gold under Skógafoss The road eastward across the plains of south Iceland passes through the districts of Ölfus, Flói, Holt, Rangárvellir, Hvolhreppur and Lan...

Healing in Iceland

Healing in Iceland With health and wellness tourism gaining more and more popularity, the opportunities facing Iceland as a health tourism destination certain...

Best in Birdwatching

Best in Birdwatching Where and when to watch birds in Iceland Top sites: You don’t need to go far to watch birds in Iceland as there are good birdwatching...

Hólar in Hjaltadal

Hólar in Hjaltadal The Historic Centre of the North surrounded by Endless Hiking Possibilites  Hólar í Hjaltadal was the centre of the North during most of Ic...

Reykjavík City Museum

Reykjavík City Museum Multiple exhibits focus on historical and cultural aspects of the capital city Reykjavík City Museum gives travellers the opportunity ...
vatnsdalur

The Skíðastaðir Girl and the Raven

The Skíðastaðir Girl and the Raven The Ring Road leads eastwards through Húnavatnssýsla district, via Hrútafjörður and Miðfjörður, Línakradalur and Víðidalu...
barnafossar

Tragedy at Barnafoss

Tragedy at Barnafoss In the upper reaches of the Borgarfjörður valleys, the Hvítá (White River) falls from the uplands, dividing the communities of Hvítárssíða...