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Vilborg Calls Off Everest Climb

Adventurer Vilborg Arna Gissurardóttir, who planned to climb the tallest mountain of each continent in one year has decided to call off her final climb, Mount Everest, after an avalanche kills 16 Sherpas

Another Airport Strike Today

Icelandic airport staff will begin striking today after yesterday's attempts to reach a collective bargaining agreement with ISAVIA failed

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Examining The First Use Of Lethal Force By Icelandic Police

In a large apartment block in the Árbær suburb, the police gunned down a middle-aged man early morning on December 2, 2013.
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Iceland: A Washer Woman’s Dream Come True And MORE…

Former newsreel production company British Pathé recently uploaded its entire archive of 3,500 hours of historic footage to its YouTube channel, including a number of films from Iceland dating back to the 1930s. We went through these films and transcribed some of the funnier quotes, which are revealing of how Iceland was seen through British eyes a few decades ago.

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On A Quest to Find A Room To Call My Own

I was pretty certain that back in December I would be returning to Reykjavik in the Spring, for some period, but typically unorganized and somewhat lazy self dismissed the mission of finding a new abode; I was off travelling, so I just assumed it could be done as I flittered from place to place over cyberspace.

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My bubba’s New “Island” Music video

The lyrics of My bubba’s single “Island” offer listeners a visual feast—full of cannons, clamshells, seahorses, and windswept beaches.



KEX Hostel
There's a hip new ‘hostel’ in town that gives a whole new meaning to the word. Located literally steps away from Reykjavík harbour, with a More »
The Grill Market
New in Reykjavík, Grillmarkaðurinn (The Grill Market) is renowned chef Hrefna Rósa Sætran’s latest culi-nary venture. With a specially crafted grill made to withstand extreme heat, Hrefna More »
Whether you're a native Icelander or a tourist, Sjávargrillið will give you the upscale traditional  Icelandic food experience you're looking for.

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Continental Charm

Although it only opened two years ago, Snaps Bistro has become something of a staple on the Reykjavík restaurant scene, helping to bridge the gap between the city’s more fine dining establishments and your standard grills, family-friendly quick meal stops and takeaway joints.

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Happening This Weekend April 16-20

Due to Easter, Icelanders are gearing up for for a five-day weekend filled with booze, roast and easter eggs.



A Craving For Caving

Forty-five kilometres from downtown Reykjavík I'm standing on a snowy embankment surrounded by the Leitahraun lava field.



Louder, Brighter, Bigger

In the wake of several live venues closing down in the past few years, news of Gamli Gaukurinn not only staying open, but working on improving its stage, lights and sound system was music to our ears.
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