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Faroe Islands to close for maintenance

FAROE ISLANDS TO CLOSE FOR MAINTENANCE

The Nordic nation - a group of volcanic islands halfway between Iceland and Norway - is restricting tourists for one weekend in April...

Insider's Tips for Visiting Iceland

INSIDER'S TIPS FOR VISITING ICELAND

Joining the ranks of first-time travelers to Iceland? We asked local tour business owner and guide Ryan Connelly of Hidden Iceland...

 
 
 
Exploring Nordic Landscapes w/ Benjamin HardmanFive years ago

EXPLORING NORDIC LANDSCAPES W/ BENJAMIN HARDMANFIVE YEARS AGO

Exploring Nordic Landscapes w/ Benjamin Hardman Five years ago, Benjamin embarked on his first photographic mission in an Arctic winter...

Cashing In: How to Make Negative Interest Rates Work

CASHING IN: HOW TO MAKE NEGATIVE INTEREST RATES WORK

By Ruchir Agarwal and Signe Krogstrup Many central banks reduced policy interest rates to zero during the global financial crisis to...

 
 
 
Stream It Or Skip It: ‘And Breathe Normally' On Netflix, An Icelandic Film Where Two Women's Lives Intersect In Strange Ways

STREAM IT OR SKIP IT: ‘AND BREATHE NORMALLY' ON NETFLIX, AN ICELANDIC FILM WHERE TWO WOMEN'S LIVES INTERSECT IN STRANGE WAYS

A struggling single mother and a asylum seeker connect and become unlikely friends in this new drama.

Arctic Trailer: Mads Mikkelsen Fights For Survival

ARCTIC TRAILER: MADS MIKKELSEN FIGHTS FOR SURVIVAL

Arctic trailer: Mads Mikkelsen fights for survival Bleecker Street has released the first trailer for the upcoming Icelandic survival...

 
 
 
2019's best trips to explore new frontiers

2019'S BEST TRIPS TO EXPLORE NEW FRONTIERS

This year, be among the first to experience these freshly opened countries, trails and itineraries, from Iceland and Svalbard to lesser-visited...

Why Icelanders believe in elves

WHY ICELANDERS BELIEVE IN ELVES

An estimated 62% of the nation does, according to a study

 
 
 
Visiting Iceland in September: What to Expect and Things to Do

VISITING ICELAND IN SEPTEMBER: WHAT TO EXPECT AND THINGS TO DO

We travelled to Iceland in September and it turned out to be one of the best times to visit Iceland. We had fewer crowds and lower...

SATTE 2019 to see 50 tourism boards including many first-time participants

SATTE 2019 TO SEE 50 TOURISM BOARDS INCLUDING MANY FIRST-TIME PARTICIPANTS

Leading travel and tourism exhibition SATTE 2019 will get 50 tourism boards including first time participants like Cyprus, Iceland,...

 
 
 
Hera Hilmar & Jihae Interview: Mortal Engines

HERA HILMAR & JIHAE INTERVIEW: MORTAL ENGINES

Hera Hilmar is an Icelandic actress who graduated from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. She is best known for playing...

The Retreat Hotel at Blue Lagoon

THE RETREAT HOTEL AT BLUE LAGOON

Possibly as close as you can come to sleeping in an Icelandic lava field while cradled in extreme luxury, The Retreat Hotel at Blue...

 
 
 
WOW air's maiden flight takes off from New Delhi

WOW AIR'S MAIDEN FLIGHT TAKES OFF FROM NEW DELHI

WOW air, the recently launched Icelandic low-cost long-haul airline began its operations from New Delhi with its inaugural flight being...

A handful of lower-sugar yogurts that are worth a try

A HANDFUL OF LOWER-SUGAR YOGURTS THAT ARE WORTH A TRY

Looking for a low-fat yogurt with less added sugar? Try these. You can't go wrong with some fresh fruit and a plain 0% or low-fat yogurt,...

 
 
 
When the Unexpected Happens While Traveling

WHEN THE UNEXPECTED HAPPENS WHILE TRAVELING

I had dosed off on my early morning Atlantic Airways flight from Iceland to the Faroe Islands. Fighting jetlag from my previous day's...

Rimowa teams up with Olafur Eliasson for collection of luggage stickers

RIMOWA TEAMS UP WITH OLAFUR ELIASSON FOR COLLECTION OF LUGGAGE STICKERS

LVMH's luxury luggage brand Rimowa has joined forces with Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson, best known for his large-scale sculptures...

 
 
 
Inside Reykjavik's Farmers' Market

INSIDE REYKJAVIK'S FARMERS' MARKET

Iceland´s Artisan producers Market was first held on the 10 th December 2011 in honor of Slow Food´s Terra Madre day. It was the first...

The Noken App Will Make Your Dream Trip To Iceland A Reality This Winter

THE NOKEN APP WILL MAKE YOUR DREAM TRIP TO ICELAND A REALITY THIS WINTER

It's an incredible feeling going on an awesome vacation, but what about the months leading up to your trip? On the one hand, you're...

 
 
 
Sigur Rós' Jónsi reveals solo triple album Frakkur 2000-2004: Stream

SIGUR RÓS' JÓNSI REVEALS SOLO TRIPLE ALBUM FRAKKUR 2000-2004: STREAM

Sigur Rós frontman Jónsi has released his new solo triple album, Frakkur 2000-2004. Stream it below via Apple Music or Spotify. As...

Visiting These 9 Countries Will Change Your Life

VISITING THESE 9 COUNTRIES WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE

Planning a trip to one of your bucket list destinations doesn't have to be expensive. A new travel app called Flightdrop exposes mistakes...