Nature & Travel

Keflavik International Airport

More Border Security Recommended

The increasing numbers of tourists, asylum seekers and refugees calls for action from the Icelandic authorities and police, according to a new report from the national commissioner of police, commissioned by the Ministry for the Interior about Iceland’s membership of the Schengen agreement.

Police car

Car Sticker Leads to Terrorism Suspicion

A Belgian couple who have visited Iceland 15 times and drive a car with an Icelandic national sticker on the back, from the Norröna ferry, were stopped by armed police in Switzerland recently. The reason was the sticker, as the police thought the ‘IS’ might refer to Islamic State.

Arctic fox

Fox that Rocks

Yesterday’s feature in DP (Digital Photography) Review​ was a photo by Phil Garcia of an Arctic fox in Iceland.


Most Ski Slopes Open Today

Ski resorts all around Iceland are open today, Maundy Thursday, and most are expecting a busy day as today is the first public holiday of the five-day-long Easter weekend. However, the capital’s main ski areas are set to remain closed.