Editorial

The Eruption in Meradal

The Eruption in Meradal On 3 rd August, a little over a year after the eruption in Fagradalsfjall on the Reykjanes peninsula ended, a new eruption began on th...

To “JUST BE IN” Dalabyggð

When you enter Dalabyggð, you find a region of history and pristine nature, an area where you can just be. Be in silence, in nature,with the culture and experie...

The one and only Gravarvogur

The one and only Gravarvogur If Grafavogur, a neighbourhood in Reykjavík, were an independent town, it would be the fourth largest in the country. More than ...

Klambratún

The Klambratún park occupies land in the district of Norðurmýri formerly divided into small-holdings under copyhold (heritable perpetual lease). The Norðurmýri...

Farmsteads in Reykjavík

Eskihlíð Eskihlíð and the Hlíðar area In the late 19th and early 20th centuries drainage of marshland began in Reykjavík territory. The drained land was ...

Árbær Open Air Museum

Árbær Open Air Museum Reykjavík City Museum was founded in 2014 when The Settlement Exhibition, Reykjavik Maritime Museum, Reykjavik Museum of Photography, V...

Where the Sun comes up

It is possible to debate whether Klifbrekkufossar in Mjóafjörður is the most beautiful waterfall in the country, that nowhere is the fog more awesome than in St...

Fish House by the Harbour

Fish House by the Harbour Fish House Bar & Grill by the harbour in Grindavík, offers not only fish but steaks, great pizzas and  burgers, too. The restau...

Torfhildur Hólm’s House

Torfhildur's House Torfhildur's house was built at Laugavegur 36 in 1896, moved to Reykjavik's West Side in 2015 and restored. The writer Torfhildur Þors...

Birds’ Paradise

Birds' Paradise In the mouth of the fjord Fáskrúðfjörður lies the island Skrúður. The island is one big rock made of basalt and acid volcanic rock that rises...

Dreaming of Iceland

Glacier Journey’s Adventure of a Lifetime For many, a trip to Iceland is the culmination of dream; a long awaited journey that sometimes takes years of  savi...

Hæð í borg

Hæð í borg Öskjuhlíðin í miðri höfuðborginni er aðeins 90 m lægri en Møllehøj hæsta fjall Danmerkur, sem er 170,86 metrar yfir sjávarmáli.  Á toppi Öskjuhlíð...

The Street of Grettir the Strong

The Street of Grettir the Strong Grettisgata, the next street over from Laugavegur in the city center of Reykjavík, is named after Grettir "The Strong" Ásmun...

Austurvöllur

The Central Square where people gather in Reykjavík In olden times, when Reykjavík was simply a farm, Austurvöllur (the East Field) was its best grassfield, ...

Four spots to visit

Four spots to visit The best time to see and experience much of Iceland is during the height of summer. Here are four places that are great to visit, but whic...

Editorial

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