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Culture related affairs from the Icelandic Times magazine

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...
tourism in iceland

Siblings and Sorcery

Þjóðólfur and Þuríður the Strait-filler in beautiful Bolungarvík Bolungarvík is a thriving fishing town in the outer reaches of Ísafjarðardjúp, on the western ...

Music on the Rise

Greenland is the world's largest island with a total area of 2,166,086 square kilometers; it is also one of the world's least densely populated. It also offers ...

Natural Resources

Greenland is the world's largest island and hosts many geological environments. Even though over 80 percent of the country is covered by ice there is a mosaic o...
tourism in Iceland

Krafla eruption 1975-84

The Krafla eruption 1975 began in the morning of December 20 near Leirhnjúkur in the Krafla caldera, near Mývatn. This place is a well known volcanic area, a pa...

The “Arctic Metropolis”

Nuuk was founded by the Danish-Norwegian missionary Hans Egede. When he set foot on land on the 29th of August in 1728, he could not have imagined that that rem...

The Nuuk Art Museum

The Nuuk Art Museum was opened the 22nd of May 2005 in the former Adventist church on Kissarneqqoortuunn- guaq Street in Nuuk with a total exhibition area of 40...