On October 6, 2008, the decision was made to provide Kaupþing bank with a EUR 500 million loan, even though it was thought unlikely that the loan would ever be repaid.
Last night, the temperature in Vopnafjörður, Northeast Iceland, reached 18°C / 64°F, similar to what it is like in Rome.
A new FIFA World Ranking list, published today, ranks the Icelandic men’s national football team higher than ever.
Q: Whilst in Reykjavik I was amazed by the street art and took quite a few photographs. Is the law on street art/graffiti in public places as liberal as it seems?
Q: When we visited Hveragerði, a local rock collector told us about a stone found in Iceland that was traditionally carried by midwives and given to pregnant women in the olden day
Q: Recently completing my 12th trip to Iceland, the changes in tourism are quite remarkable... 1.7 million tourists per year and counting.
Q: Last year I spent a week traveling around Iceland in early October in what was my favorite holiday of all time.
Q: While in Iceland in July, I visited Vestmannaeyjar islands, where we took a boat tour. One of the rock formations, I think it was on Heimaey, looked just like an elephant.
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