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Sat, 11 Jul 2020 20:43:00 +0000
Icelandair has made 71.000 refunds with more pending
Approximately 21.000 refunds were made by the airline last week

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 22:02:00 +0000
Expect muted celebrations during Iceland’s big summer weekend
With gatherings limited at 500 persons all the big events are cancelled.

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 18:48:00 +0000
Five tonnes of parcels from “Uncle Ali” arrive in Iceland
The unusually large amount of packages delivered at once stems from disruptions in the global postal system.

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 17:04:00 +0000
June tourist numbers down 97%
With few tourists around many Icelanders have used the opportunity to re-discover their country.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 21:58:00 +0000
Icelandair to help repatriate stranded Armenians and Americans
The first Armenia-bound flight takes off on July 11th.

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Fri, 10 Jul 2020 11:52:58 +0000
Thrush Chick That Won’t Leave Eleven-Year-Old’s Side Wakes Him With Song
Eleven-year-old Kári Kamban Sigurbogarson has a pretty unusual pet, having recently adopted an orphaned thrush chick, Vísir reports. The young... The post Thrush Chick That Won’t Leave Eleven-Year-Old’s Side Wakes Him With Song appeared...

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 11:24:33 +0000
Iceland’s Weekend Forecast: Warm And Sunny, Then Warm And Rainy
The weekend forecast is looking good, as far as weather in Iceland is concerned. A temperature of up to 20°C... The post Iceland’s Weekend Forecast: Warm And Sunny, Then Warm And Rainy appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 11:23:03 +0000
New COVID-19 Advice Video For Tourists Visiting Iceland
Health authorities debuted a video explaining Iceland’s current border procedures in a press conference yesterday. The video is available in... The post New COVID-19 Advice Video For Tourists Visiting Iceland appeared first on The Reykjavik Gra...

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 11:20:52 +0000
3.3 Earthquake in Grindavík
Another earthquake has shaken up parts of Iceland. This time not (only) in the north, which has been shaken by... The post 3.3 Earthquake in Grindavík appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 15:47:13 +0000
Travel Like A Tourist: Journeying Through Iceland Like An Icelander
Presenting: The Ultimate Grapevine Travel Iceland Guide. Scroll down for our favourite places in the north, east, south, west and... The post Travel Like A Tourist: Journeying Through Iceland Like An Icelander appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevin...

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