Þjóðhátíð is the largest festival taking place over Merchant’s Weekend, with an estimated 15,000 people present at the height of festivities.
Pods of bottlenose whales have remained around the Akureyri waterfront over the last few days. They’ve also been spotted further east around villages such as Þórshöfn and Borgarfjörður Eystri.
Overnight accommodations booked by foreigners were down this June as compared with June of 2017. At the same time that foreign bookings have been down, however, overnight stays booked by Icelanders have been on the increase.
Over the five months in 2017 that WOW operated its Pittsburgh – Europe routes without competition, the airline transported 41,095 passengers to and from the US city.
A total of 34 midwives tendered their resignations over the course of their increasingly contentious negotiations with the government.