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Hvítá in Árnesýsla

Hvítá Hvítá in Árnesýsla (in the south) is the third longest river in Iceland, 185 km long from its source in Hvítárvatn under Langjökull and  from Kerlingaf...

From A to Z

From A to Ö So beautiful this week, coming to Reykjavík from the south and seeing Hringvegur 1 lit up in the evening sun at Sandskeið; yes 22 km home, 1299 k...

Live port

Live port Reykjavík Harbor is 105 years old, and a quarter of a century ago, the statue Horft til hafs, by Ingi Þ Gíslason, was unveiled on Miðbakki. It was ...

Art, colors & making a living 

Art, colors & making a living  The collection of Ásgrímur Jónsson (1876-1958) in Bergstaðastræti, is a part of Listasafn Íslands. Ásgrímur was not only a p...

End of the eruption? 

End of the eruption?  On the third of August at 1:30 p.m., an eruption began in Meradalir in Fagradalsfjall, at the edge of the lava that came up in last...

Warm and cozy

Warm and cozy One of the best things about Iceland is, of course, the hot water. Geothermal energy is used in many ways, with geothermal power ...

Festival in the capital

Festival in the capital Culture Night in Reykjavík starts early, before nine o'clock when the Reykjavík Marathon starts. The first Marathon was 37 years ago,...

Torrential rain near Vík

Torrential rain near Vík One of the most beautiful regions of the country is Vestur-Skaftafellssýsla, the easternmost part of Suðurland. There are two villag...

The big eruption in 1104

The big eruption in 1104 One of the larger volcanic eruptions after Iceland was settled is the Hekla eruption in 1104. In this large eruption in Hekla, proba...

Gunnar Örn in Hafnarborg

Gunnar Örn in Hafnarborg In Hafnarborg, Hafnarfjörður's art museum, the exhibition In the depths of your own consciousness is now a retrospective of the work...

Camping in Iceland

Camping in Iceland The cheapest way to spend the night travelling in Iceland is to go to a campsite, whether you have a tent or a caravan. And there are many...

The Eruption in Meradalir

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

The light in the west

The light in the west Yesterday's forecast was terrible; wind and rain can be good to photograph. Tourism providers outside the capital and the south have be...

Dalir and History

Dalir and History Of all the districts and counties in Iceland, Dalasýsla is famous for its history. Dalasýsla is the only region in the country with an unin...

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 Grafarvogur

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

And… history goes on

And... history goes on The Settlement Exhibitions is on the corner of Túngata and Aðalstræti in downtown Reykjavík.  From the Settlement Exhibition, sho...