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Axel Yngvason, manager of Hotel Skulagardur and the River Guesthouse

Skúlagarður Country Hotel opens a new Guesthouse

Skúlagarður Country Hotel in North Iceland will open a new guesthouse this summer. The hotel now offers 17 rooms with private bathrooms. “The new guesthouse has 30 rooms with shared facilities and will start operation in...

Surtsey, Iceland

50 years ago today: A new island is born

50 years ago today, a new island was born, off the southern coast of Iceland. The new island was named Surtsey, after Surtr, a fire jötunn or giant from Norse mythology. It was intensively studied by...

The Pirate Bay finds new home in Iceland

The Pirate Bay finds new home in Iceland

After bouncing around several top-level domains over the past couple of months, BitTorrent tracker The Pirate Bay has finally found a home in Iceland, mashable.com reports. The Pirate Bay’s search for a TLD — initiated as...

Coronal Mass Ejection

Northern Lights show of a lifetime

If you are in Iceland today, or on your way here in the next two days, be prepared for the show of a lifetime. Yesterday, the sun erupted with an Earth-directed coronal mass ejection,...