Author: Alina Maurer - The Reykjavik Grapevine

Whale Watching Has Resumed In Húsavík

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Good news for whale watching fans! Whale watching tours have now resumed in Húsavík, after a dead calm due to…

New Travel Gift Available Today – Last One Mostly Used For Fast Food And Gas

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Yesterday, last year’s travel gift, in Icelandic called ‘Ferðagjöf’, has expired and the statistics have been published. It is now…

Man Drowned In Waterfall In The Westfjords

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Yesterday, a middle-aged man drowned in Svuntufoss, a waterfall in the fjord of Patreksfjörður. An announcement from the Westfjords Police…

Winning The Vaccination Lottery: Random Selection Starts This Week

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Priority groups are the main focus of this week’s vaccination schedule. People from priority groups, not already having received a…

20 To 90 Days Left Until Road Will Be Buried Underneath Lava

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According to RÚV, it is estimated that it will take about 20 to 90 days for the lava to flow…

Optimism Rises For Coming Tourist Summer

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After a tough last year marked by the pandemic, it seems to be a promising year for the Tourism industry….

Satanist Desires To Be Called ‘Lucifer’

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Many have had struggles with name approvals by the Icelandic Naming Committee. Yesterday, the Reykjavík District Court revoked the ruling…

Covid Baby Boom Is Hitting Iceland

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What did people do when sitting at home quarantining during the peak of the pandemic last year? Well. According to…

Reykjanes Is Rumbling Again

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After a rough few weeks of earthquakes at the beginning of the year right before the eruption in Geldingadalur, many…

Randomised Vaccination Order In June

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In June, the vaccination order will be randomized. Additionally, open vaccination days are planned, where people can book vaccinations with…

New Drama With Play

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Yesterday, the Icelandic Confederation of Labour (ASÍ), the umbrella organisation of Iceland’s labour unions, urged Icelanders to boycott the new…

DesignM(ay)arch Day #1: Our Top Picks of the Festival Today

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Today celebrates the thirteenth edition of DesignMarch, but this time in May! The HönnunarMars’ exhibition venues stretch all over the…

The Fire Brigade Rescues Parrot; Arrests Horse

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The fire brigade in the capital area was in for a surprise yesterday when they were called to rescue an…

Play Obtains Operating License

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The proposed low-cost airline Play has finally obtained its operating license from the Icelandic Transport Authority. Play has come a…

Lava Knocking At Your Back Door

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The eruption site on the Reykjanes peninsula is never too tired for new surprises. As the crater changed its behavior…

Member Of Icelandic Eurovision Team Diagnosed With Covid

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Yesterday, a member of the Icelandic Eurovision group was tested positive for COVID-19. The team has already traveled to Rotterdam…

12-Year-Old Receives Price List For Sexual Photos

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A price list for sexual photos was sent to a 12-year-old child by a stranger by an Icelandic man, who…

Iceland Is Green Again

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Iceland has finally turned green again, according to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. This means that the…

Lava Rain At The Eruption Site

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Geldingadalsgos has something new in stock every week. The Scientific Council for Civil Protection now warns of lava bombs falling…

Helgi Hrafn Gunnarsson Against Threatening Icelandic OnlyFans Creators

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Helgi Hrafn Gunnarsson, MP for the Pirate Party, is opposed to the police threatening Icelandic OnlyFans content creators with confiscation…

US Military Trash Is Still Not Cleaned Up After 50 Years

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After half a century, old waste left by the US Army in Heiðarfjall in Langanesbyggð, in the Northeast of Iceland,…

OnlyFans May Be Investigated By Icelandic Police

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The group of Icelanders having an income from selling erotic content on OnlyFans seems to be growing. OnlyFans is a…

10 Tourists Detained At Keflavík Airport

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On Saturday, 10 people arriving at Keflavík Airport were stopped from entering the country. Due to a new regulation by…

Elon Musk Mocks Iceland In SNL Sketch

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What do you do when you’re a billionaire and signed up for a sketch on Saturday Night Live? Right –…

The Hottest Land In The Country For Sale

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Ever wanted a volcano in your yard? The thrilling feeling of waking up and your house might be on its…