Visit Lovely Akranes

Charming towns await travellers who drive north through the Hvalfjörður tunnel from Reykjavík. Just 50km from the capital is Akranes, a popular detour for those...

Colorful

Colorful Icelandic Times / Land & Saga sends their readers, partners, advertisers, friends and family, all the best greetings on the occasion of the day ...

In and around Eyrarbakki

In and around Eyrarbakki The first Icelandic census was conducted in 1703. It is the oldest census in the world, still preserved. It mentions all the citizen...

The World of Ásmundur

The World of Ásmundur International Museum Day is held every year on May 18 by the International Museum Council. Admission to many museums is free, such as t...

Population of Iceland

Population of Iceland According to Statistics Iceland, 376,248 individuals live in Iceland in May 2022. At the end of 2021, the total number of livestock was...

The Arctic tern

The Arctic tern A few years ago, changes were made to the islet in Þorfinnstjörn in Hljómskálagarðurinn Park, so it was more suitable for nesting by Reykjaví...

Seltjörn og Nes

Seltjörn og Nes The headland from Elliðaá and west of Grótta is called Seltjarnarnes. On the headland lies the capital Reykjavík, except for the westernmost ...

The fish in the sea

The fish in the sea Iceland is one of the largest fishing nations in the world. In this fishing season, which begins on 1 September each year, the Directorat...

The river & the valley

The river & the valley The town council of Reykjavik must have been very forward-thinking in 1906 when the Elliðaá River was bought to harness hydropower...

100-year-old Fákur

100-year-old Fákur The equestrian club Fákur in Reykjavík, the country's most populous and largest club, is celebrating its hundredth anniversary this year. ...

Guðmundur = Erró 

Guðmundur = Erró One of our greatest artists is Guðmundur Guðmundsson, born in 1932, known as the artist Erró. He is one of the few Icelandic visual artists ...

Hot Water

Hot water When the price of fossil fuels is high and the pollution that such combustion emits into the atmosphere, it is excellent to have district heating l...

Game of Thrones at Þingvellir

This photo series of mine, about the filming locations of Game of Thrones, is from Þingvellir National Park. The eighth episode was filmed there.Fairy tales in ...

Photos of the Year

Photos of the year The annual exhibition of The Icelandic Press Photography Association is now in the Reykjavík Museum of Photography, and the exhibition wi...

Kirkjufell

Kirkjufell Kirkjufell is very special in the landscape of the Snæfellsnes peninsula and attracts attention due to its shape. Jon Snow and his crew search...