The new geothermal pool called Guðlaug, was opened at Langisandur beach by the town of Akranes in West Iceland last weekend. Guðlaug is a popular woman’s name in Iceland but it also means “the pool of god”. Photo from: Basalt arkitektar ehf. Langisandur beach or The Long Sand Beach is one of the most popular recreational places for the residence of Akranes. Langisandur is a ...

The American model and entrepreneur Blac Chyna is enjoying life in Iceland and is staying at the luxury Hotel at the Blue Lagoon. Blac Chyna, born in 1988 is very popular on social media and has over 15 million followers on Instagram. In 2014, Chyna launched her own make-up brand, Lashed by Blac Chyna and she also purchased a beauty salon in Enchino, Los Angeles. Blac Chyna is ...

Wow air began its operations to New Delhi in India last Thursday with its first flight from Indira Gandhi International Airport. This is the first direct flight from Iceland to India. Wow Air will be flying to New Delhi three times a week and the flight takes about ten hours. This is also the longest scheduled flight of Icelandic aviation history and Wow Air is very excited and ...

Every year in December the Ingólfstorg square in Reykjavik is changed into a Christmas Ice Skating Arena and is extremely popular. The arena is located in the Heart of Reykjavik and is now open to everyone who wants to enjoy some fun before Christmas. Opening hours: The ice skating arena will be open daily in December from 12:00 until 22:00. December 23rd: Open from 12:00 unt ...

If you are visiting Iceland you might be considering going swimming in a natural geothermal water. In Iceland you can find a swimming pool in almost every town and village, and bathing in a geothermally heated water has been a part of Icelandic culture for centuries. You might also have heard about the rules of the swimming pools in Iceland and the fact that you have to shower ...

John Rhys-Davies was born in 1944 in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, but grew up partly in Wales. In the early 1950s his family also lived for several years in Tanzania. The Welsh actor is best known for his part as Gimli in the Lord of the Rings trilogy. He has also performed various roles in television and movies, including in Shogun, Indiana Jones, Sliders, James Bond and mor ...

The Dutch travel agency Voigt Travel is going to offer flights to Akureyri in North Iceland as of next summer and also next winter from December to March. With over 30 years of experience, the travel agency has been offering trips to nordic countries, including Finland, Norway and Sweden. In total there will be seats for 2400 passengers flying from Rotterdam to Akureyri. The t ...

The American actor, director and writer Rob Reiner is traveling in Iceland these days with his wife and daughter. Rob’s daughter Romy Reiner has been sharing their travels in Iceland on Instagram and it looks like they have been exploring the south coast and the Golden Circle route. Reiner has earned two Emmy Awards for his act in the television show All in the Family he also ...

Delta Air Lines started as a humble, little airline called Huff Daland Dusters, founded in 1924. Today this major United States airline has grown into one of the world’s largest global airlines and operates over 5,400 flights daily and serves 325 destinations in 60 countries, as of November 2018. Delta’s headquarters and largest hub is located at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Inte ...

It’s that time of year again, when one of Iceland’s most popular music festivals, Iceland Airwaves will be celebrating its twentieth year. There will be non-stop music playing all weekend from Thursday to Sunday. Both local and international artists will be bringing downtown of Reykjavik alive with the latest in pop, rock, electro and hip-hop. It total here will be 240 artists ...