Author: Logan Sigurðsson - The Reykjavik Grapevine

Hope For Victims Escaping Trafficking In Iceland

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For years, Iceland has been under international and domestic pressure to take government action to address what experts have persistently…

Food of Iceland: Icelandic Liquorice Booze

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A sunny day of camping turned ugly due to a flavour still lingering in my darkest nightmares. I took a…

Police Respond To Unnecessary Force Allegations

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After police criticism for using unnecessary force at summer festivities, chairman of the Reykjavik City Human Rights Council, Dóra Björt…

The History Of Foreign Countries Trying To Claim Greenland

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Greenland has a long history of foreign claims. Primarily, the dispute has been between Norway and Denmark, but Iceland, and…

No Borders Activist Arrested At Pride Parade

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“I was just walking, not protesting anything,” No Borders activist Elínborg Harpa Önundardóttir told Fretablaðið, when asked about the Pride…

Rockfall in Reynisfjara Injures Three

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Large rocks have collapsed onto the easternmost shore of the Reynis­fjara beach in Vík.  The location is a popular tourist…

Farewell To Lost Glacier: Iceland To Combat Climate Change

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Five years have passed since Ok, a glacier, was announced by geologist Oddur Sigurðsson to have lost its glacier status….

Teigsskógur Forest In Jeopardy Due To Road Construction

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Reykhólahreppur has been waiting for a new road for decades, as the current gravel roads are both worn and time-consuming….

Reykjavík University Students Help NASA Test Mars Rover In West Iceland

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This summer scientists will be testing their prototype rover in West Iceland for NASA’s next mission to Mars. With NASA’s…

Palm Trees Planted in Reykjavík: Reykjavík Officially Tropical

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During the first week of the summer 2019, we were nobody’s fool, carrying around our coats, mumbling skepticism under our…

Refugee-Owned Afghan And Persian Restaurant Opens Up In Grafarvogur

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New restaurants seem to be popping up every other day, but on August 7th, the opening of Afghan Style marked…

Iceland To Face Financial Challenges As Brexit Approaches

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As British Prime Minister Boris Johnson pushes for the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union with or without a…

Merchant’s Weekend Weather Forecast

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After the chilly, rainy summer of 2018, this summer is making quite the comeback. This July’s average temperature totalled up…