Petra Hucke

Petra Hucke

Edward Hancox

Edward Hancox

Marín Rós Tumadóttir

Marín Rós Tumadóttir

Surfing off Seltjarnarnes

Aussies Take to Iceland’s Waves

Three Australians—a surfer, a bodyboarder and a kneeboarder—braved the ice-cold Icelandic waters last October for the making of the film No Country for Cold Men. The trailer has just been released.

Icelandic Opposition Towards Amnesty’s Sex Trade Decriminalization

Seven Icelandic women’s organizations issued a joint statement expressing disapproval of human rights group Amnesty International’s proposed policy on the decriminalization of sex work last week, echoing concerns from other rights groups around the world. Amnesty today voted to adopt its policy...

Reykjavík Pride 2015

Photos: Thousands Gather for Reykjavík Pride

Up to 40,000 people gathered in downtown Reykjavík on Saturday for the annual Reykjavík Pride parade despite gray skies and cooler weather. As in previous years, participants made their way from BSÍ bus terminal down to Arnarhóll where a concert took place.

New Issue of Iceland Review Out Now

The August-September issue of Iceland Review magazine is just out. On the cover is the stunning Dynjandi waterfall in the West Fjords with the issue featuring a landscape photograph series from the region by the magazine’s editor and photographer Páll Stefánsson. Staying in the region, we...

Seals at the Reykjavík Zoo.

Seal Pup Escapes Zoo Only to Await Slaughter

The Reykjavík Metropolitan Police received an unusual callout shortly before 6:00 am yesterday: a seal pup was hanging out at Laugardalur camping ground. Some tourists had come across the pup on their morning walk.

Pirate Party

Pirates Largest Party Fourth Month in Row

The Pirate Party is the most popular political party in Iceland for the fourth month in a row, according to the latest Gallup poll. Meanwhile, the Progressive Party-Independence Party coalition government has 36 percent support.