“In some areas of Snæfellsnes, near places of interest that make popular rest-stops, the ground is just littered with feces and toilet paper. You have to carefully watch your step.”
Parking fees will soon be charged at the three major parking lots in Þingvellir National Park. Meters have been ordered, but are not expected for a further 4-6 weeks.
In WikiLeaks’ most recent release of private and classified files, it was revealed that in 2011, an Icelandic police officer solicited information on spyware for smartphones from Italian IT company Hacking Team.
In the latest round of evaluations, the notorious Icelandic Naming Committee rejected the names Cris, Dylan and Eileithyja.
The Icelandic Women’s National Football Team was ranked 18th best in the world in FIFA’s most recently released rankings.
Little orphaned seal pup Dilla is thriving in her enclosure at petting zoo Slakki, in Laugarás, South Iceland—and her lively presence has brought joy to the zoo’s guests, both young and old.
The Icelandic national men’s football team is now ranked 23rd best in the world by the highest governing body of international football, FIFA.
Civil marriage ceremonies conducted by representatives of Siðmennt, the Icelandic Ethical Humanist Association, have experienced a huge surge in popularity over the past year.