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Six Icelandic Athletes Will Go to Olympics

Six Icelandic athletes have earned the right to participate in the Olympic Games to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 5-21.

Silence from Presidential Residence

“What’s our reputation in the world around us?” asked President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson at the press conference at Bessastaðir on April 18, when he announced his decision to run for the sixth presidential term.


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


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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Updated: May 04, 2016 04:30

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