Iceland: News

23 May 2024


Iceland's auroral wilderness is a backpacker's dream

Iceland beckons backpackers with its extraordinary landscape of fire and ice.

12 May 2024

Climate Change

This Iceland facility can suck carbon directly from atmosphere

The world's largest carbon capture facility, aptly named "Mammoth," has commenced operations in Iceland this week.

09 May 2024

Climate Change

Mammoth, world's largest carbon vacuum to suck pollution, commences operations

The Swiss firm Climeworks has launched its second commercial direct air capture (DAC) facility in Iceland, named "Mammoth."

01 May 2024

Travel And Tourism

Iceland's majestic Ring Road: 7-day itinerary for a memorable travel

Set off on an adventure around Iceland's Ring Road, the quintessential Icelandic road trip.

29 Apr 2024

Travel And Tourism

Reykjavik's northern lights quest is an adventure you can't miss

Reykjavik, the coastal capital of Iceland, serves as a prime location for experiencing the awe-inspiring northern lights.

26 Apr 2024


Going on an aurora adventure to Reykjavik? Pack these essentials

Reykjavik, Iceland's vibrant capital, is an ideal spot for viewing the Northern Lights.

23 Apr 2024


Europe warming at nearly double the global average, says study

The latest European State of the Climate (ESOTC) report for 2023, reveals that Europe is facing a severe climate crisis, warming at nearly double the global average.

23 Apr 2024


Add Iceland's majestic waterfalls to your itinerary

Iceland, a land where fire meets ice, boasts some of the world's most awe-inspiring waterfalls.

19 Apr 2024


Soak in Reykjavik's natural spas for a cozy vacation

In Reykjavik, Iceland's capital, geothermal activity counters the cold climate.

17 Apr 2024

Travel And Tourism

Have you been to these natural wonders in Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the enchanting capital of Iceland, is a city where the magic of nature is vividly on display.

16 Apr 2024

Travel And Tourism

When in Reykjavik, go for an aurora adventure experience

Reykjavik, the coastal capital of Iceland, serves as a prime location for viewing the northern lights.

12 Apr 2024

Travel And Tourism

Have you been to Iceland's hidden hot spring havens

Reykjavik, the coastal capital of Iceland, is celebrated for its breathtaking landscapes and vibrant geothermal activity.

10 Apr 2024

Travel And Tourism

Dive into Silfra: Iceland's underwater marvel

Silfra Fissure, nestled in the heart of Thingvellir National Park, Iceland, offers a unique underwater adventure.

05 Apr 2024

Travel And Tourism

Reykjavik is a paradise for nature lovers and fun seekers

Reykjavik, the world's northernmost capital, offers a summer experience like no other with its nearly endless daylight.

01 Apr 2024

Travel And Tourism

Reykjavik's geothermal wonders are not to be skipped

Reykjavik, the pulsating heart of Iceland, is celebrated for its remarkable geothermal wonders.

01 Apr 2024

Travel And Tourism

Things to do at Mystical falls in Seljalandsfoss, Iceland

Seljalandsfoss stands out as one of Iceland's most celebrated waterfalls, with its impressive 60-meter drop and the rare chance to walk behind its powerful cascade.

01 Apr 2024

Travel And Tourism

Things to do in Reykjavik, Iceland during winter

In the heart of Iceland, Reykjavik transforms into a winter wonderland as the snow covers its streets.

28 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

Add these Reykjavik's thermal trails to your itinerary

Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland, serves as the starting point for adventures amidst geothermal marvels.

28 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

Reykjavik, Iceland's warm winter havens

Reykjavik, Iceland's capital, is a city where fire and ice co-exist.

26 Mar 2024


Explore Reykjavik's geothermal marvels for a memorable vacation

Reykjavik, the vibrant capital of Iceland, serves as the perfect starting point for exploring some of the planet's most stunning geothermal wonders.

26 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

Dive into Reykjavik, Iceland's thermal pools

Reykjavik, the heart of Iceland, is celebrated for its abundant geothermal pools.

25 Mar 2024


Chase the northern lights in Reykjavik, Iceland with this guide

Reykjavik, the heart of Iceland, presents an enchanting stage for the northern lights, a natural marvel.

20 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

Summer or winter: When should you visit Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland, is a city of stark seasonal contrasts.

15 Mar 2024


Circumnavigate Iceland's majestic Ring Road with these recommendations

Travel Iceland's Ring Road, or Route One, a 1,332-kilometer loop that is a gateway to the island's marvels.

12 Mar 2024


Reykjavik, Iceland's northern lights adventure: What to pack 

Reykjavik, the coastal capital of Iceland, serves as a prime location for viewing the northern lights.

08 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

Explore Iceland's Westfjords with this travel guide

The Westfjords of Iceland are a secluded area characterized by dramatic fjords, high cliffs, and a low population density.

07 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

Trek the fire and ice of Reykjanes, Iceland: A guide

The Reykjanes Peninsula, on Iceland's southwestern tip, is a geothermal wonderland carved by volcanic activity.

04 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

Traveling to Reykjavik, Iceland? Add these activities to your itinerary

Discover the heart of Iceland's geothermal wonders and Viking history in Reykjavik.

28 Feb 2024

Travel And Tourism

Top recommendations for immersing in Reykjavik's culinary renaissance

Reykjavik, Iceland's vibrant capital, offers more than just stunning landscapes and the Northern Lights.

22 Jan 2024

Travel And Tourism

Solo travel to Reykjavik, Iceland: Head over to these places

Reykjavik in Iceland, the world's northernmost capital, offers a unique blend of cosmopolitan vibes and Viking heritage.

17 Dec 2023

Travel And Tourism

Safest popular tourist destinations for solo female travelers

While solo travel brings its own joy, it also carries certain risks, especially for women.

27 Nov 2023


Iceland hit by 700 earthquakes, fears of volcanic eruption persist

Iceland, known for having Europe's most active volcano systems, was rocked by 700 earthquakes on Sunday (local time) as fears of a volcanic eruption persisted.

11 Nov 2023


Iceland declares state of emergency after earthquakes threaten volcanic eruption

Authorities in Iceland have announced a state of emergency after a series of powerful earthquakes threatened a volcanic eruption in the region.

13 Oct 2023

Travel And Tourism

Nature's masterpieces: Exploring the world's most mesmerizing waterfalls

Waterfalls are where the earth's untamed force and tranquil beauty meet in a fascinating show. They are nature's symphony.

11 Oct 2023


What to eat in Iceland: Try these vegetarian dishes

While it's true that Iceland's local cuisine is massively non-vegetarian, there are a handful of vegetarian and vegan foods that you can still relish.

11 Oct 2023

Travel And Tourism

Cool and unusual things to do during your Iceland trip

Iceland's popularity as a beloved travel destination can be attributed to the abundance of captivating experiences it offers.

06 Sep 2023

Sustainable Travel

Top 5 eco-friendly destinations in the world

Sustainable travel is the new buzzword in the tourism industry.

06 Jul 2023


Iceland recorded 2,200 earthquakes in 24 hours, raising eruption concerns

On Wednesday, Iceland's weather office stated that in the last 24 hours, around 2,200 earthquakes were recorded in the vicinity of Reykjavik, the capital city.

India ranks 127 out of 146 for gender parity: WEF

The World Economic Forum (WEF) ranked India at 127 out of 146 countries in its global gender parity index, behind countries like Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, and Nepal but ahead of Pakistan.

31 Mar 2023


5 of the strangest foods consumed across the globe

From Asia to Africa, people have come up with some truly bizarre dishes that will leave you scratching your head.

28 Mar 2023

Travel And Tourism

The ultimate Iceland itinerary for a 7-day summer adventure

Planning a weeklong trip to Iceland and feeling confused about what to do?

26 Mar 2023

Travel And Tourism

5 souvenirs from Iceland you shouldn't return home without

If you are wondering what souvenirs you should bring back home from Iceland with you besides a generic figurine or a keychain, then we have got you covered with this list of five authentic Icelandic souvenirs.

17 Mar 2023

Travel And Tourism

Avoid these common tourist mistakes in Iceland

Iceland's unique natural beauty attracts visitors from all over the world.

30 Dec 2022

Travel And Tourism

2023 travel bucket list: Fly to these 5 foreign destinations

Here's where you need to travel in the year upcoming.

14 Oct 2022

United Kingdom

UK company's first space launch attempt ends in Icelandic waters

Skyrora's hopes of launching a rocket into space took a hit as its first attempt ended in the icy waters of the Norwegian Sea.

14 Sep 2022

Travel And Tourism

5 unique hotels in Iceland for an unforgettable vacation

One of the most unconventional and "cool" countries to visit in the world, Iceland will mesmerize you with its natural hot springs, glaciers, volcanoes, stunning lava fields, black sand beaches, waterfalls, and sculptural mountains.

05 March 2022


5 volcanoes to see in your lifetime

Visiting a volcano can feel terrifying, but they also make for an equally adventurous trip.

19 Jan 2022


30 UK companies to start 4-day workweeks from June

The United Kingdom will kick start a trial of a four-day workweek for employees from June.

16 Nov 2021


Zuckerberg responds to viral 'Icelandverse' video: Here's what he said

Recently, the tourism department of Iceland took an audacious dig at Facebook Meta's rebranding video.

02 Dec 2019


Five reasons why you should visit Iceland at least once

When you think of Iceland, you might picture endless sheets of ice and freezing cold temperatures. However, that is only partially true about the beautiful island country.

06 Nov 2019


Age, what? Milind Soman looks dashing at 54

There are a few things nobody can take away from Milind Soman - great acting, sultry looks and his unbelievable fitness levels.

04 Nov 2019


This 10-year-old McDonald's meal still looks edible on livestream

You may have heard that food from McDonald's just doesn't seem to age. The gossip has been around for quite a while.

09 Oct 2019


53-year-old Milind Soman runs underwater with 12 kg backpack

There are a few things nobody can take away from Milind Soman - great acting, sultry looks and his unbelievable fitness levels.

28 Mar 2019


World's first 'Vagina Museum' coming soon: Details here

After a penis museum in Iceland, the world is ready to explore the mysteries of female genitalia.

22 Mar 2019


Google Photos' bug exposed location histories: Here's how

Google's cloud-based Photos service was marred by a bug, a vulnerability that opened gates for attackers to approximate location of images stored in an account.

16 Oct 2018

UEFA Champions League

Mbappe taking over Messi-Ronaldo's legacy is getting more supporters

Kylian Mbappe is among the best players in the world right now, and in a few years will surely be regarded as the best.

20 Jun 2018

FIFA World Cup

Rurik Gislason's claim-to-fame in the World Cup: Good looks

After a brief cameo in Iceland's match against Argentina in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, previously unheard of Icelandic midfielder Rurik Gislason went from 30,000 Instagram followers to 643,000 followers in a matter of 2-3 days.

23 Apr 2018


Experience how to be an astronaut with this app

Finnish space start-up Space Nation, in collaboration with US space agency NASA, has released a mobile app called Space Nation Navigator.

04 Jan 2018


Iceland becomes world's first nation to criminalize gender pay gap

It is now illegal in Iceland to pay men more than women for the same amount of work.

12 Nov 2017

Alibaba Group

Singles' Day: Alibaba generates $25.3bn sales; more than Iceland's GDP

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's Singles' Day on 11th November saw the company make around 168.2 billion yuan ($25.3 billion) in sales - more than Iceland's GDP - in just 24-hours.