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Iceland commentator whose Euro 2016 euphoria went viral loses day job

• Gudmundur Benediktsson loses post as assistant manager of KR Reykjavik • Commentator had become famous for delight during Iceland v Austria<p>The Icelandic football commentator Gudmundur Benediktsson has gone from the high of delivering one of the most memorable passages of commentary at Euro 2016 …

City Life: Reykjavik

It takes more than a national economic crisis and Europe-smothering volcanic explosion to subjugate a city as dynamic and resourceful as …

European Travel

Here Are 3 Very Good Reasons To Drop Everything And Head To Iceland Now

Iceland is so hot right now. You've probably heard your friends and co-workers talk about this magical place, so why the sh*t haven't you bought your …

This Corvette Is Strangely, Perfectly At Home In Iceland

Story by Sigfús B. Sverrisson // Photography by Birgir Kristinsson and Björn Kristinsson<p>I travelled to the U.S. in 1970 when I was 10, and saw the …

Chevrolet Corvette

This Airline Will Fly You Around The World For A Few Snapchats

An Icelandic airline wants to send you around the world for free for the price of a few Snapchats.<p>No, we’re not joking. WOW air, the airline that …

Drone Photos of Iceland That Will Have You Planning Your Next Vacation

From fields of flowers to glacier lagoons, these photos prove Iceland is a real-life fairytale.<p>Iceland seems more like a dream than an actual …

Ótrúlegt brimbrettamyndband frá Íslandi: Kuldinn stoppar hann ekki - Vísir

Heiðar Logi Elíasson brimbrettakappi sést hér í ótrúlega flottu myndbandi þar sem hann er að sörfa á nokkrum fallegum stöðum á Íslandi. Hann lét …

Shoes

Iceland Bachelorette Party, Wedding, and Honeymoon

With some of the wildest scenery and nightlife on earth, Iceland is one cool place to celebrate. Grab your girls, your guests, or your guy, and head to this amazing getaway for all your wedding festivities.<p><b>The Bachelorette Party</b><p><b>To Stay: Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Marina</b><p>From mid May to early August, …

Weddings

Climbers' GoPro footage captures Iceland's awe-inspiring ice structures

An amazing video sponsored by GoPro shows professional climber Klemen Premrl climb some of Iceland’s most intriguing ice structures.<p>The footage shows some of Iceland’s remotest and most spectacular looking glaciers, filmed both on GoPro and by drones.<p>Speaking as part of the video Premrl describes …

DesignMarch 2016: Hot, New Design from Iceland

Born out of the financial crisis, which saw the systemic failure of Iceland’s banking system and the imprisonment of many of the country’s bankers, …

Icelandair Wants You To Better Understand The Magic Of The Northern Lights

<b>WHAT:</b> An interactive website, full of big blocks of science, that leads to an interactive “create your own aurora” game, where you can use sliders to adjust the variable factors that influence what the Northern Lights look like.<p><b>WHO:</b> Icelandair, who would very much like you to visit Iceland to see …

The Video That Will Make You Want To Drop Everything And Visit Iceland

Iceland is one of the most breathtaking countries to explore in, dare I say it, all the world! Its dramatic landscape gives us travellers some of the …

Iceland

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, & Kourtney Kardashian Made An Emergency Landing In Iceland — See What Happened!

Talk about scary!<p><b>Kourtney Kardashian</b> may have celebrated her birthday yesterday, but she got one surprise she probably could've done without — an …

Kanye West

Kim Kardashian Might As Well Be Naked In This Skintight Bodysuit

All eyes were on Kim in Iceland.<p>Kim Kardashian West isn't exactly known for her modest style of dress, but this... interesting ensemble takes the cake.<p>Mrs. West was spotted in Iceland Monday where the weather is still <i>sort of</i> icy, wearing a skintight bodysuit ensemble that could have been plucked …

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Interior Design

This summer’s trending travel destinations include Rio de Janeiro, Reykjavík and New Orleans

As the weather begins to warm, many people are starting to plan their summer vacations – and according to a travel search engine, Rio de Janiero, Reykjavík and New Orleans are among the top trending destinations for this year.<p>Kayak, a travel search engine based in the USA, has released its 2016 …

The Icelanders Cometh

<b>The Jolabokaflod Book Campaign and CrowdPatch launch a new way of raising funds for book promotion and reading projects for social good</b><p>Here is a good …

Like a local: Reykjavik

Given Reykjavik is only a three-hour flight from the UK, it does a great job in otherworldliness. For a European capital, there’s something truly …

All The Cool Reasons Why Iceland Is So Hot Right Now

Over the past decade, Iceland has experienced a travel boom like no other. Between 2000 and 2014, the number of visitors to the tiny island more than tripled, from 302,900 to 998,600. Good business for a country whose population equals that of Corpus Christi, Texas.<p>National Geographic attributes …

When to Go in Iceland | Frommer's

advertisement<p>Iceland has a concentrated tourist season, peaking from mid-June through August. Many Icelanders think the summer tourists don't know …

Where to Drink in Reykjavik, Mapped

World travelers are discovering that Iceland offers a wealth of natural wonders, from glaciers to volcanoes to the Northern Lights. And with all that ice around, you can bet bartenders are shaking some of it into cocktails. Reykjavik’s rapidly evolving drinks scene is fast becoming a destination …

Best hotels in Reykjavik

Reykjavik, Iceland<p>9 Telegraph expert rating<p>The historic Hotel Borg — the very first luxury hotel to be built in Iceland — merges high-end Ar...<p>Reykjavik, Iceland<p>9 Telegraph expert rating<p>Upscale hostel meets luxury hotel in this up-and-coming location in downtown Reykjavik where comf...<p>Reykjavik, …

The ultimate packing list for your Iceland adventure

A while ago I was contacted by someone who asked me to make a packing list for Iceland as they were getting ready to pack for their own little …

Jökulsárlón - Glacier Lagoon in Iceland

AMPHIBIAN BOAT TOURS<p>We offer exciting boat trips on the glacier lagoon in one of our four amphibian boats. During the excursion you sail among the …

The ultimate guide to food shopping in Iceland

I’m often contacted by worried travelers that have read that supermarkets are scarce and difficult to find in Iceland. The truth is that there are a …

Quick Q&A: Is Iceland safe for solo female travelers?

I always say I’ve traveled quite a bit on my own when I really should say I have traveled some because compared to all the places I haven’t seen in …

South-east Asia

Top things to do in Iceland

Top Choice Icelandic in Laugavegur & Skólavörðustígur<p>Top ‘New Nordic’ cuisine is the major drawcard at this elegant yet simple bistro. The focus is very much on the food – locally sourced produce served as a parade of courses. The owners are friends with Copenhagen's …

What Not to Do in Iceland

Don’t call the horses "ponies." Skip the Golden Circle tours. And—gasp—maybe take a rain check on the Blue Lagoon.<p>My first visit to Iceland was a decade ago, for a wedding. The bride wore a vintage, cotton candy pink gown. The reception went all night, the sun never set—it was enchanting. I’ve been …

Beyond the Blue Lagoon: Iceland's incredible countryside

Iceland is known for its impressive geological curiosities, and the so-called Golden Circle tourist route features the most popular, tracing a course from Reykjavik to Gulfoss waterfall, to the blasting hot springs at Geysir, the Blue Lagoon geothermal spa, and Thingvellir National Park – the …