Eygló Svala Arnarsdóttir

Deputy and Web Editor Iceland Review/Atlantica (on leave)
Tjaldur (oystercatcher).

Birdlife in Reykjavík Honored

A special Bird Week kicks off in Reykjavík today, the purpose of which is to raise awareness of the diverse birdlife which exists within city limits and the importance of Reykjavík for the welfare of Icelandic birds.

Landbrot by Helgi Hrafn Jónsson.

Seltjarnarnes Culture Festival Begins

The 2015 Culture Festival of Seltjarnarnes, a neighboring town of Reykjavík, kicked off yesterday with the opening of exhibitions dedicated to the songs of the women’s rights movement on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the women’s suffrage in Iceland.

A boat runs aground at Álftanes on October 14, 2015.

Boat Runs Aground off Reykjavík

Search and rescue organizations from the capital region were called out this morning when a boat ran aground at Eyri by Álftanes, a neighboring community of Reykjavík. It soon turned out that the two men onboard weren’t in any danger.