Snapshot 1027

From the exhibition Case Studies – Product Design into the 21st Century, at Kjarvalsstaðir museum…

Explosion in Online Shopping

Iceland Post can barely keep up with delivering mail orders arriving from abroad.

Snapshot 1027 Iceland Review

From the exhibition Case Studies – Product Design into the 21st Century, at Kjarvalsstaðir museum…

Explosion in Online Shopping Iceland Review

Iceland Post can barely keep up with delivering mail orders arriving from abroad.

Record Cash Cows, Fewer Farms Iceland Review

Last year saw record sales in dairy products in Iceland, although the number of dairy farms went down by 40 during the same period.

Is Industry to Blame for Blood Cancer? Iceland Review

A University of Iceland hematology professor states there are indications that myeloma is more common in Akranes, West Iceland, than elsewhere in the country.

Fear Drives Housing Prices Up Iceland Review

The price of real estate in Iceland is no longer driven by increased purchasing power, but rather by a lack of housing and the fear that the housing supply will continue to diminish.

Avalanche in West Fjords Iceland Review

Three skiers escaped without serious injury after being hit by an avalanche in Botnsdalur valley by Súgandafjörður fjord in the West Fjords last night.

Mink in Downtown Reykjavík Iceland Review

A mink was caught on video by the pond in downtown Reykjavík this morning.

Mink in Downtown Reykjavík Iceland Review

A mink was caught on video by the pond in downtown Reykjavík this morning.

Snapshot 1026 Iceland Review

Icicles, in Ísafjörður fjord, the West Fjords. Sony A7R II, Sony 1.4/85mm GM, 1/250 ƒ4.0 ISO200

Genetic Study on Sexual Orientation Rejected Iceland Review

Samtökin 78, the National Queer Association in Iceland, has rejected a request from deCODE genetics for cooperation on a genetic study on sexual orientation.

Snapshot 1025 Iceland Review

Fisherman’s hut by Hólmavík harbor. Sony A7RII, Sony 1.4/85mm GM, 1/640 ƒ2.8 ISO200

Population of Iceland Grows by 1.8 Percent Iceland Review

The population of Iceland grew by 1.8 percent last year.

Cost of living in Iceland fourth highest worldwide IceNews – Daily News

Iceland has the fourth highest cost of living in the world, Norway takes sixth place and “Bermuda takes the number one spot as the world’s most expensive country, closely followed by Switzerland. Hong Kong and Iceland are no picnic either” and Egypt has the lowest cost of living in the world according to an article […]

Icelanders Are World’s Third Happiest Iceland Review

For the second time in a row, Icelanders are the third happiest nation on earth.

Foreign Investors Buy 30 Percent in Arion Bank Iceland Review

Foreign funds and investment bank Goldman Sachs have acquired almost 30 percent of shares in Icelandic bank Arion Bank for ISK 48.8 billion (USD 452 million, EUR 420 million), as announced by Arion Bank and Kaupþing ehf. (the administrator of the defu…

New challenges for Aquaculture in the North Atlantic IceNews – Daily News

Colder water temperatures suppress the number of salmon lice in aqua farming but with the rising sea temperatures in the North Atlantic, monitoring of the parasite needs increased vigilance according to experts. Despite some obstacles these past decades, there is still great ambition in salmon farming off the shores of Iceland. Along with increased research […]

Snapshot 1024 Iceland Review

Skeggjastaðir church in Bakkafjörður fjord, Northeast Iceland.

Snapshot 1024 Iceland Review

Skeggjastaðir church in Bakkafjörður fjord, Northeast Iceland.

Travel cancelations from Norway to Iceland IceNews – Daily News

A Norwegian travel agency has received around 1500 cancelations of trips between Norway and Iceland scheduled next summer according to a RUV report. The managing director sais that cancelations are more frequent than they’ve ever been before, first and foremost because of the strengthening of the currency, the Icelandic Krona, ISK. IceNews reported about the […]