Several months after bankruptcy WOW air is to resume operations and start flying again in October this year. The first flight is to Washington.
OK in Iceland is not a glacier anymore
The OK is an old volcano in the highlands of west Iceland, nearby the Langjökull glacier on Kaldidalur valley.
Weather in April in Iceland
April (2019) was a record-breaking month for temperature according to the Icelandic Met Office (www.vedur.is).
The first day of summer in Iceland
Today is the day when we celebrate the first day of summer here in Iceland. Summer is the time we have been looking forward to for the past months and we feel the need for long warm and sunny summer deep in our hearts.
Cargolux will help relocate two whales from China to Iceland
The airline Cargolux will be sponsoring a Boeing 747 freighter flight to relocate two beluga whales, almost 6,000 miles from Shanghai in China to the Westman Islands in Iceland in 2019. The whales are called Little Grey and Little White and they are currently living in Changfeng Ocean World in Shanghai. Their new home, a large sanctuary in the natural bay at Heimaey, one of the ...
Akranes lighthouse chosen one of the best travel discoveries of 2018 by The Guardian
Akranes lighthouse was chosen by Guardian writers one of the best travel discoveries of 2018. The Guardian is a British daily newspaper and is part of the Guardian Media Group, owned by the Scott Trust. The writers of Guardian shared their favourite finds of 2018, places like castles, museums, beaches and cities from beautiful tourist destinations all over the world, including ...
Star chef Anne Burrell in Iceland
The Star chef Anne Burrell spend the Holidays in Iceland according to Instagram. Anne is an American chef and an instructor at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York City. She is also known for being the host of the Food Network show Secrets of a Restaurant Chef and co-host of Worst Cooks in America. She also hosted the series Chef Wanted with Anne Burrell in 2012-2013 ...
Former president of Iceland encourages Schwarzenegger to join the Arctic Circle Assembly
The annual Arctic Circle Assembly, held annually in Harpa Reykjavík, is the largest annual international gathering on the Arctic that is attended by more than 2000 participants from 60 countries. It is attended by heads of states and governments, ministers, business leaders, entrepreneurs, members of parliaments, environmentalists, students, scientists and many others intereste ...
Iceland hosting a major CrossFit event in early May
Iceland will be hosting a major international CrossFit-sanctioned competition in early May, this is part of the new CrossFit event arrangement for competitors to receive invitations to compete at the CrossFit Games. The old Regionals system will be replaced by 16 newly sanctioned events acting as invitationals and will become a direct pathway for winning male, female and team f ...
Iceland remains the world’s most gender-equal country
Iceland remains the world’s most gender-equal country for the 10th consecutive year. Iceland has managed to close more than 86% of its overall gender gap, which is the highest of all countries according to the Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2018. Also on the top of the list with Iceland are Norway, Sweden and Finland. The report covers 149 countries and assesses gender equali ...