Laugardalslaug swimming pool

New Slogan in the Making for Capital Area

“No tourist knows if they are in Kópavogur, Hafnarfjörður or Reykjavík, and they don’t care,” mayor of Hafnafjörður, Iceland’s third biggest town, at the capital area marketing conference yesterday.

Einar Bárðarson, chair of Visit Reykjavík, said that the capital area needed a new slogan...

Red Light District in Iceland

There is a big difference between days of the week when it comes to people driving through red lights during morning rush hour traffic, according to a new two-week study by Icelandic insurance company VÍS.

On Thursdays, close to 60 percent of drivers drove through a red light in the...

Thirty-Eight Centenarians in Iceland

old03Iceland is known for having one of the highest life expectancies in the world. As of the end of 2013, there were 38 Icelanders who were 100 years old or older.