Former Icelandic First Lady Steals Dog

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Former Icelandic First Lady Dorrit Moussaieff recently stole a dog, RÚV reports. Dorrit and her husband, former Icelandic president Ólafur…

Picture Perfect: Where To Check Out Contemporary Photography In Reykjavík

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While Iceland is famous for its photogenic landscapes (Volcanoes! Waterfalls!), animals (Fluffy horses! Cute puffins!) and even inhabitants (uhm, have…

PHOTOS: Sunny Day Out In Reykjavík

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Today was the first and hopefully not last sunny day in Reykjavík. Naturally, we had to head out and document…

Horsin’ Around at Landsmót Hestamanna

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Over the week of July 1st to 8th, thousands of people from Iceland and abroad gathered on a grassy hill…

Lamentations And Fish Oil: Skálholt’s Bible Exhibition Unveils Iceland’s Struggle With Translating God’s Word

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While Iceland might not be famous for being hardcore religious, Icelanders, or at least the family of the late reverend…

War Of The Nerds: The Icelandic Horse Minefield

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Picture a huge Lord of the Rings fan. They’re so into the books or movies or whatever that they decide…

Ask A Linguist: Why Is Icelandic Such A Difficult Language To Learn?

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Whether you’ve already been to Iceland several times or whether it’s your first visit, you might encounter some struggles in…

Icelandic Whalers Kill Protected Whale

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Icelandic whalers hunting fin whales appear to have accidentally killed either a protected blue whale or a rare blue-fin whale…

Prisms, Galleries and Cocktails: Melkorka Þorkelsdóttir’s Perfect Day in Reykjavík

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Mellí (Melkorka Þorkelsdóttir) is a visual artist, downtown DJ, gotherfucker and a Hello Kitty enthusiast. She is the second half…

Polar Bear Spotted In North Iceland

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Yesterday, Fréttablaðið reported that three foreign hunters spotted a white thing that uncannily resembled a polar bear near Melrakkaslétta in…

Life In Pictures: Fifty Shades Of Blue

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Visual artist Sara Riel will be unveiling her new mural for the Ministry of Fisheries and Agriculture June 29th at…

A Party Full Of Art: Reykjavík’s First Fringe Festival Is Here

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Performers from both Iceland and abroad will gather in Reykjavik this July to offer the city something it’s never seen…

President Of Iceland Turns 50

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Beloved Icelandic President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson is celebrating his 50th birthday on this very day, which coincides with the Icelandic national…