Welcome to SUÐURNESJABÆR

Spend some time in the charming towns of Garður and Sandgerði   Suðurnesjabær is one of the four municipalities on Reykjanes Peninsula and lies along...

Kjalarnes & Kollafjörður

  Kjalarnes & Kollafjörður Under the roots of Esja, there is a scale-cut promontory, Kjalarnes, with about 1,400 inhabitants. This beautiful prom...

FILMING IN ICELAND

Iceland’s unique landscape, from bubbling hot springs to erupting volcanoes, attracts film productions from around the world. There’s increasing demand to captu...

1,000 Years of Fish

A small fishing village has turned into an export hub Fishing is in the blood and heritage of the Vikings of Iceland. Starting out as a small settlement foun...

Jónas Hallgrímsson

Men who Made Iceland Jónas Hallgrímsson Changed the face of Icelandic poetry Many of Iceland’s greatest heroes were not fearsome warriors but all were fi...

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...