Editorial

From sunrise to sunset

From sunrise to sunset It's easy to forget how dark it is in December. Sunrise in Reykjavík is at about 11 o'clock, and it sets just after three. That's pret...

At Rauðinúpur

By Rauðinúpur One thinks back to bright summer nights during the shortest days of the year. Where will we travel next summer? The first thing that came to mi...

GUNNLAUGUR SCHEVING

GUNNLAUGUR SCHEVING The artist who challenged traditional views of art At the beginning of the 20th century, Icelandic art was dominated by landscapes.Bor...

Icelandic Times – Issue 49

Read PDF Read all article from issue   Iceland is having a moment; tourism is booming and travellers can’t get enough of the island’s natural wonder...

Independence Day

Independence Day 104 years ago, on 1 December 1918, Icelanders became independent from the Kingdom of Denmark. Freedom in the shadow of disaster, the First W...

Hats & Graphic Design

Hats & Graphic Design There are currently two fun exhibitions at the Design Museum of Iceland on Garðatorg in Garðabær. H A G E is a collaborative projec...

Tiny house – Long History

Tiny house - Long history The Guard's House in Grjótaþorpið, at Garðastræti 23, is believed to have been built around 1845 by Guard Guðmundur Gissurason. The...

I want to go to Langisjór

I want to go to Langisjór What is the most beautiful place in Iceland? I'm often asked this question. And, of course, there is no one place the most beautifu...

This beautiful row of houses

This beautiful row of houses The row of houses that stands on the slope at Lækjargata, above Kvosin, is now called Bernhöftstorfa. The row of houses, from the ...

Skaftáreldar at Laki

Skaftáreldar at Laki Next year, there will be 240 years since one of the biggest volcanic eruptions in Iceland's history began, on June 8, 1783 by the mounta...

The longest rivers in Iceland

The longest rivers in Iceland Þjórsá (in the south) is the longest river in the country, and the river that produces the most energy as the river is very well ...

Hallgrímskirkja Church

Hallgrímskirkja Church Hallgrímskirkja Church has gotten new lighting, but it has been replaced inside and outdoors. Now the church will be lit with LED lig...

Glorious Dýrafjörður

Glorious Dýrafjörður Dýrafjörður lies between Arnarfjörður and Önundarfjörður in the Westfjords. The fjord is over 30 km long, and 9 km wide at the far end. ...

Autumn light in Húnavatnsýslur 

Autumn light in Húnavatnsýslur  Roughly one tenth of road nr.1 runs through the two Húnavatn counties (Húnavatnssýslur). Some people find this the most unexcit...

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