Celebrating International Translation Day in Reykjavik with Bernard Scudder’s translation of Einar Már Gudmundsson’s ‘Angels of the Universe’
Russell Crowe and Alan Doyle had some extra fun in Iceland shooting a music video.
What a beautiful day we had today in Reykjavik; it was also a perfect day to appreciate the nature as Iceland celebrates for the second year running its ‘Nature Day’. We went out early this morning for a walk around town to admire the riot of blazing reds and oranges bursting out from between the [...]
We’re currently in the Laugardalur Sports Hall and Exhibition Centre in Reykjavik where a chess tournament is being held to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Bobby Fischer’s legendary win over world champion Boris Spassky, which was hosted here in Reykjavik in 1972. A league of over 250 clever, Icelandic kids are now competing in the [...]
We were more than a little surprised this morning when we came across this new ‘Underground Subway’ station sign on Miklabraut – one of the main roads into town. The sign wasn’t there yesterday and although it’s just a sign for a station, it got me thinking about how cool it would be to have [...]
If you’re visiting Iceland this September and you want to get up close and personal with some of Iceland’s more wooly residents you might like to take part in something called Réttir – the great annual sheep round-up. It’s one of the country’s oldest cultural activities where Icelandic sheep farmers invite family, friends and anyone who’s [...]