The Icelandic Travel Industry Association is protesting increased fees at both the Vatnajökull and Þingvellir National Parks.
Nature & Travel
The Environment Agency of Iceland has reported ten incidents of illegal, off-road driving since the beginning of June.
After near-daily rain all summer, residents in South and West Iceland are finally enjoying some sun.
With tourism at an all-time high in Iceland—more than two million visitors came last year—here are ten interesting facts about tourism in the country.
Temperatures may reach as high as 20°C [68° F] in East Iceland today, although later in the week Hurricane Chris may have an effect on weather patterns here.
Homestays in Reykjavík and the capital area decreased by 3.2% during the first five months of the year, while homestays everywhere else in the country increased dramatically.
Jada Yuan, The New York Times’ 52 Places Traveler, has released a new 360° virtual reality video of her recent visit to Iceland.
The on-site toilet facility at Askja in Vatnajökull National Park has remained locked and unfinished since August of last year.
Little White and Little Grey are preparing for their trip from Shanghai to Vestmannaeyjar, to the first beluga whale sanctuary in the world.
This monitoring system is actually the sixth of its kind, but is unique because it is the only one meant to provide information for people on land, rather than sailors at sea.
The Nootka lupine was introduced to Iceland to combat soil erosion and assist in revegetation efforts, but these purple blossoms often interfere with the growth and proliferation of native species.