Archive: September, 2012

Sunday Reading by Roman Gerasymenko

Happy International Translation Day!

Celebrating International Translation Day in Reykjavik with Bernard Scudder’s translation of Einar Már Gudmundsson’s ‘Angels of the Universe’

Lunch-break Dance by Roman Gerasymenko

Lunch-break dance in Reykjavik at Lunch Beat!

Lunch Beat Reykjavik host their 4th lunchtime dance-break at Hemmi og Valdi on Laugarvegur.

Empire of Ice by Roman Gerasymenko

A trip to Ilulissat, Greenland

Nothing prepares you for the stunning empire of ice that awaits you in Ilulissat, Greenland.

Magnificent Land by Roman Gerasymenko

Iceland by another Name?

Iceland by another name is a fun challenge by the Promote Iceland team to give Iceland an imaginary new name.

Testify video by Alan Doyle and Russell Crowe

New Russell Crowe/Alan Doyle music video filmed in Iceland

Russell Crowe and Alan Doyle had some extra fun in Iceland shooting a music video.

Reykjavik Old Harbour by Roman Gerasymenko

Whale watching in Reykjavik

We went on a great whale watching trip with Edling tours in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Autumn scene seating by Roman Gerasymenko

Blazing shades of Autumn

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 […]

Chess tournament by Roman Gerasymenko

Remembering the day Bobby Fischer met Boris Spasski in Reykjavik

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 […]

Reykjavik Underground by Roman Gerasymenko

Mysterious Subway stations appear in Reykjavik!

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 […]

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