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

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...

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...

The Churches in Garðabær

The Churches in Garðabær Garðabær is the sixth most populous town in the country. The population has increased the fastest in recent years of all municipalit...

Dream of a stream

  The aluminium plant in Straumsvík is run by Rio Tinto, one of three such plants in Iceland. The company is the largest electricity user...

Wool & Álfafoss

The wool factory Álafoss, named after the Álfafoss Waterfall has a remarkable story. Björn Þorláksson (1854-1904), a farmer in Varmá, founded the ...

Green energy

Green energy Iceland is very rich in renewable energy resources. The enormous creation of knowledge in green energy has made us unique in the w...

Stockfish to Africa

Stockfish to Africa From the settlement until the last century, stockfish / dried fish products were the main export product of Icelanders. Mos...

Öskjuhlíð

Öskjuhlíð Öskjuhlíð is a unique outdoor recreation area near Reykjavík city centre. Öskjuhlíð, which rises 61 meters above the surroundings, is probably the ...