The Pirate Party is once again Iceland’s largest political party with a rating of 26.8 percent, according to the latest MMR survey. The Independence Party, traditionally the country’s largest, has lost its newfound lead but remains close to the Pirates with 24 percent.
Russian billionaire Iskander Makhmudov is currently renting salmon fishing river Eystri-Rangá in South Iceland and President of Russia Vladimir Putin is rumored to be joining him.
Thousands of people demonstrated against sex offense, gender-based violence and slut shaming in downtown Reykjavík on Saturday, as part of the sixth annual Druslugangan, or Slut Walk. One of its organizers, Hjalti Vigfússon, estimates that around 15,000 people participated in the walk.
Q: Are there thrift stores in Reykjavík? Do you have any recommendations for places to buy Icelandic wool items second hand?
Q: Have the roads to Látrabjarg cliff, Route 612, and to Rauðasandur beach, Route 616, the West Fjords, improved since the last time we came, approximately five years ago?
Q: The webcam at Jökulsárlón shows some sort of road or dike being built across the river. What’s happening?
Q: I'm writing a story set in Iceland (inspired by three visits in the last three years with another one coming up in August) and need some help with authenticity and realistic pl
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