Though the tunnel is still several months from completion, Apple’s GPS services had already updated it as a viable route between Akureyri and Húsavík.
Nature & Travel
The number of foreign travellers at Keflavík International Airport decreased this April for the first time since 2010.
Apple’s GPS service Apple Maps is leading tourists on a dangerous route through an unfinished tunnel in North Iceland.
So-called expedition ships, often marketed as nature or birding tours, carry 150 – 400 passengers and are becoming increasingly popular in Iceland.
The Arctic tern has the longest migration of any creature in the animal kingdom and can fly over 80,000 km a year en route from Antarctica to Iceland and Greenland.
An earthquake measuring 2.6 occurred about 1.4 kilometers West-Southwest of Grindavík on the Reykjanes peninsula in Southwest Iceland on Sunday
Reindeer hunters must carry their hunting permit and firearm permit with them at all times when hunting.
“We’re looking at one of the worst springs in the last five years or so,” said Páll L. Sigurjónsson, the managing director of Kea Hotels.
A majority of investigators at The Directorate of Internal Revenue are looking into cases connected to the tourism industry.
80% of Icelanders traveled abroad last year, taking an average of two to three trips out of the country.
The walkway had been very icy after a long and snowy winter, but now is safe for visitors once again.
People familiar with the gyrfalcons’ nesting area have been known to steal falcon eggs and replace them in the birds’ nests with hen eggs.
A proposed shooting range in the Borgarbyggð municipality in West Iceland is facing opposition from some residents, due to its potential proximity to outdoor recreation areas and horse farms.
The Environment Agency of Iceland has decided to temporarily close Reykjadalur valley to visitors due to environmental strain.