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Viking Ship, no Nudity in Reykjavík Pride Parade

Icelandic pop singer Páll Óskar Hjálmtýsson will ‘sail’ on a Viking ship “for the Icelandic settlement queens” in this year’s Reykjavík Pride parade, which will take place on August 8. Páll Óskar also stated that there will be no “tits and asses” in this year’s parade.

Daily Mail Readers Wowed by Iceland Photos

Photographs of Icelandic landscape by Belgian photographer Wim Denijs, which were published on dailymail.co.uk yesterday, have garnered significant attention. According to ruv.is, they’ve been shared 3,000 times.

Icelanders Surpass 330,000 Mark

The population of Iceland at the end of the second quarter of 2015 was 330,610, 166,170 males and 164,440 females, surpassing the 330,000 mark for the first time. The population increased by 870 from the previous quarter.

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Melodica Festival Reykjavík

Melodica is an independent global festival network that celebrates songwriters and aims to build community between local and overseas acts. Founded in Australia in 2007, the festival quickly spread...

Buying Bus Passes in Reykjavík

Q: Is there a Reykjavík City Card you can buy for one month? A card that that will allow me to use the Reykjavík public transport without paying each time.

Overnight Camping

Q: I’ve been watching the live web cam from Jökulsárlón and I’ve seen a camper vehicle that’s been parked for several days in the parking lot of the glacial lagoon.

Reykjavík Jazz Festival

The Reykjavik Jazz Festival celebrates it's 25th anniversary this year, and will take place from August 12-16 at Harpa Concert Hall. From the beginning it has presented the full spectrum of styles...

Innipúkinn Music Festival 2015

The Innipúkinn music festival will be held for the 14th time over this Merchants’ Weekend (Verslunarmannahelgi)—this time at Reykjavík clubs Húrra and Gaukurinn. Merchant’s Weekend is known for its...

Jessie J Concert in Laugardalshöll

This coming September 15, award-winning English R&B pop-star Jessie J will take the stage in Laugardalshöll. The concert is part of her ongoing Sweet Talker Tour, which began in January. The...

Iceland Writers Retreat

The third Iceland Writers Retreat will take place in Reykjavík, April 13-17, 2016, and registration opens on July 20, 2015. Spaces are limited.

Taking Children to Restaurants

Q: I am traveling to Iceland next week with my daughter and grandchildren (aged 5 and 2). Can I take them to eat at a nice restaurant such as the Fish Company - Fiskfélagið?

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Tourists Defecate in Town Center

Two local women in Húsavík today stopped and challenged a woman and her two children, who she was allowing to defecate on the sidewalk. The incident took place on a busy harbor-side road where Húsavík residents and visitors assemble in good weather.

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