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Heat wave in Kirkjubæjarklaustur

​Great ​Weather Expected Later This Week

The weather outlook for Thursday is very warm.
Þórsmörk

(Mis)guided to Barbecue Party by GPS

The trip of a young, American couple to Þórsmörk, the popular hiking area north of Eyjafjallajökull glacier, ended in an entirely different kind of Þórsmörk in Borgarfjörður, West Iceland, thanks to their GPS.

Lack of Funding Clogs Toilet Plans

Funding has not yet been guaranteed for installing temporary restroom facilities at various stops along the Ring Road in Iceland, RÚV reports.

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Reykjavík with Hallgrímskirkja in the background

Setting a Book in Iceland

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

Trash.

A Tale of Trash

Q: I’d like to know how Icelanders treat their waste, especially now that the number of tourists has increased considerably. What is the status of recycling in Iceland?

Campsite at Laugardalur.

Are Campsites Open to Camper Vans?

Q: My family and I will be traveling in a camper in the West Fjords in June. I’d like to know whether campsites are open to camper vans, or if they are solely for tents.

Gathering sheep in Tungnarétt, South Iceland

Sheep Roundup

Q: I'd like to participate in the sheep roundup in Iceland. I'd like to know if some Icelandic farms would allow me to take part at this activity.

Simona, Italy

Hiking Laugavegur

Hiking Gear

Q: Is there a place where visitors to your country can sell all the gear they used while they were in Iceland?

Glenn, Australia

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