Up to 200 cruise ship passengers disembarked at Hornstrandir Nature Reserve in the Westfjords in a single day this week.
A life-size, 400-pound statue by Icelandic artist Steinunn Þórarinsdóttir was reported stolen from the U.S. city of Baton Rouge, Louisiana this week, but happily, was recovered from a nearby parking lot a day later.
The well-attended event, which has been held annually since 1985, commemorates the victims of the 1945 nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki while also urging nations around the world to abolish nuclear weapons entirely.
This welcome stability is thought to be due to several factors, not least of which is increased confidence in the Icelandic economy.
Pranksters on the east side of Reykjavík placed a cannabis leaf-shaped stencil atop a green traffic light.
Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir and her husband Gunnar Sigvaldason will be the guests of honor at two Icelandic heritage celebrations held in Gimli, Manitoba (Canada) and Mountain, North Dakota (US) this weekend.