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Grindavíkurbær

GRINDAVÍK is a beautiful Icelandic fishing town on the south coast of the Reykjanes peninsula. Life in Grindavík has to a large extent evolved around fishing si...

Kirkjubæjarklaustur

The village Kirkjubæjarklaustur is a village in the south of Iceland on the hringvegur between Vík í Mýrdal and Höfn. It is part of the municipality of Skaftá...

Vopnafjörður

Vopnafjörður is a village and municipality in Northeast Iceland, standing on a peninsula in the middle of a mountainous bay by the same name. The main industrie...

Beyond the mountains

Beyond the mountains Where nature imposes silence Fjallabak means ‘beyond the mountains’ in Icelandic. It’s the name of an old walking route that meanders thr...

The Highlands of Iceland

The Highlands of Iceland Photo by Friðþjófur Helgason Nothing in Iceland prepares you for the stark, desolate, raw beauty of the barren upland plateau called...

Hótel Smyrlabjörg

Hótel Smyrlabjörg The Icelandic Country Hotel Experience Imagine bedding down for the night, under a warm duvet, in the middle of the Icelandic countryside. H...

Emilie Dalum

Emilie Dalum Emilie 18.08.-29.10 2018 “Undergoing chemo therapy can be equated with a boxer being knocked out over and over again. Lying on the floor, dizzy ...

Life in the village

Árbær Open Air Museum Sunday 29 July 2018 13:00-16:00 Life in the village Sunday July 29th guests are invited to a journey back in time as they watch the p...

Ambassador Jin Zhijian

China and Iceland share bright prospect in win-win cooperation I’m very pleased to return back to Iceland as the new Ambassador of the People's Republic of Chi...
Icelandic Times issue 39 cover

ICELANDIC TIMES – ISSUE 39

  ICELANDIC TIMES – ISSUE 39 Read all articles from Issue Read PDF on Issuu The birds are back—it must be summer! High up in the North Atlantic, this sm...

The Vast Vatnajökull

In the Realm of the Vatnajökull Glacier The region directly beneath the Vatnajökull glacier is a 260 km long, narrow stretch of land that spans from the west o...

Visit Spectacular Strandir

Visit Spectacular Strandir Hólmavík is a charming small town in the Strandir area, which makes up the most eastern tip of the Westfjords. It’s a popular stop ...

Gold under Skógafoss

Gold under Skógafoss The road eastward across the plains of south Iceland passes through the districts of Ölfus, Flói, Holt, Rangárvellir, Hvolhreppur and Land...

Keflavik Duty Free

Keflavik Duty Free Bringing Icelandic Treasures Home As tourism to Iceland continues to grow, it has fueled demand for quality Icelandic products. Happily ...