Nature & Travel

Mammút at the Stopp - Let’s Protect the Park benefit concert

Warming Up After Seriously Cool Easter

With the five-day-long Easter weekend now behind us, all reports are that the annual Aldrei fór ég suður music festival in Ísafjörður went swimmingly – despite the bad weather. And hope is at hand there too, with warm weather on its way.

Surfing off Seltjarnarnes

Surfing in Iceland Featured in Ad

The latest TV advertisement for Jagermeister, a brand of German herbal liqueur, features a group of professional surfers in Iceland in winter. The air temperature dropped to around 2ºC (35.6ºF) during the shoot.


Court Bans Geysir Entrance Fee

The Icelandic State has obtained an injunction against landowners in the Geysir area, prohibiting them from charging an entrance fee to Geysir, according to a decision by the South Iceland District Court earlier this morning.

Snowstorm Hellisheidi

Icy Roads in Parts of Iceland

Hellisheiði mountain pass on the way from Reykjavík to South Iceland is icy due to snowfall last night. Other mountain roads in the southwest as well as roads in the southeast of the country are also icy.

northern lights

Timelapse Video of Solar Maximum

Evosia Studios’ Henry Jun Wah Lee produced this timelapse video titled Eye of the Storm after a two-week trip to Iceland during the solar maximum—a once-every-eleven-year period of great solar activity resulting in incredible northern lights.

Little ringed plover

New Bird Species Spotted in Iceland

A little ringed plover was spotted in Iceland for the first time yesterday. The bird was spotted and photographed by Bjarni Sæmundsson in Garður, Southwest Iceland.

Car accident

Rabbit Causes Car Accident

Five young adults were in a car on Votmúlavegur, road 34, when a rabbit jumped over the road. The young driver lost control of his car and rolled over.