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Silfra in Þingvellir

American Tourist Dies in Silfra

From now on, the number of people allowed to dive in Silfra fissure will only be a fraction of what it used to be, following a fatal accident there on Friday.

Silfra in Þingvellir

Stricter Rules Requested in Silfra

Þingvellir National Park Manager Ólafur Örn Haraldsson has asked the Icelandic Transport Authority to impose stricter rules and monitoring regarding scuba-diving and snorkeling in Silfra fissure.

WOW Air’s Profits Soar

Last year’s turnover at WOW Air amounted to ISK 36.7 billion, representing a 111 percent increase from the previous year.

Silfra in Þingvellir

Too Many Tourists Visit Silfra

There have been instances of people fainting while waiting their turn to snorkel or scuba-dive in Silfra fissure, according to Einar Ásgeir Sæmundsson, communications official at Þingvellir National Park.

Studded tire.

Fee for Using Studded Tires?

Representatives of the majority and the Progressive Party in the environment and planning board of the City of Reykjavík would like to look into the possibility of assessing a fee for the use of studded car tires.

Kirkjufjara Beach Closed

The Environment Agency of Iceland has decided to close Kirkjufjara beach, South Iceland, to all travelers, following yesterday’s accident, when a German woman lost her life after being caught by a wave.

Car Sinks in Glacial Lagoon

Imagine standing by Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon, Southeast Iceland, admiring the view, when, suddenly, you see a car floating in front of you.

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