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Haukur whale-watching boat

Curious Whale Befriends Tourists

Yesterday evening, a group of tourists on a whale watching trip near Grótta, just off the Reykjavík coast, together with their guide forged an inter-species friendship with an extraordinarely social minke whale.

Art Piece Installed in Celebration of LGBTQ Rights

An art installation by American visual artist Heather Shaw is currently being erected at Bernhöftstorfa—the complex of preserved 19th century buildings between Bankastræti and Amtmannsstígur in downtown Reykjavík which includes the grassy knoll and promenade below.


Rae Sremmurd

American hip-hop duo Rae Sremmurd, composed of brothers Khalif "Swae Lee" Brown, and Aaquil "Slim Jimmy" Brown, will take the stage in Laugardalshöll on Thursday August 27. Rising stars on the...

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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Keflavik International Airport

Six Planes Arrive Each Hour

Iceland is currently in the grips of a tourism boom, an issue which Iceland Review regularly reports on. On Saturday, a total of 133 passenger jets landed at Keflavík International Airport, or roughly one per 11 minutes.

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