Reykjavík

Our art museum

Our art museum The National Gallery of Iceland was founded in Copenhagen in 1884 by Björn Bjarnason, later a member of the Althing. In 1916, the museum was t...

Gaming in Iceland

The video gaming industry is thriving in Iceland, with numerous companies developing products The gaming industry has grown by leaps and bounds in Iceland. The...

The beach

The beach The circumference of Iceland is 1,522 km / 946 mi if you sail around Iceland and leave out all nooks and crannies. On the other hand, if you walk a...

Free from enchantment

Free from enchantment Einar Jónsson (1874-1954) is one of the artists who, at the beginning of the 20th century, laid the foundation of modern art in this co...

The blue sea

The blue sea The Reykjavík Maritime Museum opened in June 2005, in the former building of the fish factory BÚR (Bæjarútgerðar Reykjavíkur) in Örfirisey, by R...

From Reykjavík to Raufarhöfn

From Reykjavík to Raufarhöfn Liner Háey 1 ÞH295, the newest ship in the Icelandic fishing fleet, is sailing into Reykjavík Harbor. The 30 gross ton plastic b...

Let’s talk about the weather

Let's talk about the weather Few nations are as preoccupied with the weather as Icelanders. And so it's good to know that the average temperature in Reykjaví...

ISK / Icelandic króna

ISK / Icelandic króna The Icelandic krona was first issued by Landsbanki Íslands in 1876 at a fixed exchange rate against the Danish krone. That worked until...

From Arnarhóll

From Arnarhóll Day after day, week after week, month after month, year after year, the first resident of Reykjavík and Iceland, Ingólfur Arnarsson, looks wes...

On and in a hot land

On and in a hot land The World Geothermal Congress (WGS) is currently being held in Harpa. The conference was launched on Sunday by the President and Prime M...

First day of winter

First day of winter There are only two seasons in Iceland in winter and summer and yesterday was the first day of winter. The day always lands on the first S...