Reykjavik

Reykjavik Arts Fest: Nicht Fertig / Not Finished: Watch the Opening Live

Nathan Woodhead | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Nathan Woodhead

Today sees the opening of the 28th Annual Reykjavik Arts Festival, a weekend set to be packed with art, theatre, film and exhibitions.

Inspired by Iceland: Taking in the South!

Nathan Woodhead | Posted 20.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nathan Woodhead

On Friday last week we set out on a journey to uncover some of Iceland's secrets in the form of an ultimate tour. Here's what happened on the 1st few days.

Inspired by Iceland: The Journey of a Lifetime

Nathan Woodhead | Posted 17.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nathan Woodhead

One of the greatest things about travelling in Iceland is the unavoidable sense of adventure, arriving on something akin to a moonscape, unsure of what lies ahead. Departing knowing that no matter how many times you return the butterflies will never fade. Everyone has a different adventure when they travel here and no matter how many times they return the journey is never the same.

Best Cities for Winter Travel

Andrew Matthews | Posted 16.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Matthews

Get ready nay-sayers, I'm about to list a fairly obvious and predictable bunch of cities for this list of winter travel destinations. There's a great reason for my lack of originality; these cities are extremely well equipped to deal with snowy winter weather and to keep the mind and body warm with great choices for accommodation and things to do. Take your pick...

Iceland's Police Kill Man For The First Time, Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.12.2013 | UK

Icelandic police have shot dead a man, for the first time in the country's history, after they found him firing a shotgun inside his flat. Crime an...

Pride around the World in August

Andrew Matthews | Posted 01.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Matthews

The sun is shining in Amsterdam. It's warming up to be a hot weekend in the city of cycling, canals and clogs. But really this heat, this heightened atmosphere and fun-loving spirit have nothing to do with the heat wave's return. It's all because Pride is coming to town.

Five Eco-Friendly City Breaks

Andrew Matthews | Posted 28.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Matthews

I don't know about you but Earth Day has left me all inspired and green, and it feels like the right time to talk about eco-friendly travel. Can you enjoy a weekend in a new and exciting city and stay green? The answer is yes, especially if you choose from one of the five greenest cities in the world.

DesignMarch: Design on a Small Island

Viki Imrie | Posted 19.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Viki Imrie

What is it that breeds innovation and creativity on a small island in the middle of the North Atlantic? Well, something or other is doing the job, see...

Iceland: Seeking Adventure in Europe's Other World

Sam Parker | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sam Parker

On the plane home I realise: Reykjavík is easier to access from London than the North of our own country, in terms of time and money. But from there, with a little money and imagination, you can enter an other world, a landscape from the pages of fairytales.

'Bomb Threat Diverts Russian Flight From New York'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.08.2012 | UK

A flight from New York to Moscow has been diverted after an anonymous tip about a bomb threat, according to Russian media. The news agency Interfax...

Inspired by Iceland, Part 4

Rupert Murray | Posted 15.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Murray

Today we have our second 'premiere' event: Icelandic sushi with the Mayor of Reykjavik. The first premiere event was the minister's footbath, and the last - yet to happen - is pancakes with none other than the president himself.

Danger! Hekla and Geysir joined in Eldhús

Heimir Jónasson | Posted 12.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Heimir Jónasson

It's day four of our trip and it feels quite strange to be parking our Eldhús among all these beautiful amazing old houses of Reykjavik. If Eldhús were a person, it would feel honoured and grateful for being here.

Eldhús Docks In Stokkseyri

Posted 17.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It’s day five of our culinary tour of Iceland with the Eldhús. This time we're in Stokkseyri and local chef Robert is going to be feeding our hungr...

Eldhús visits Reykjavik for a spot of lunch

Posted 12.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Eldhús headed back to Reykjavik on day four of its culinary tour. This time around it was lunch for two Americans, two Londoners and a special Icela...

Christmas Eve Dinner in Iceland's Eldhús in March?

Heimir Jónasson | Posted 08.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Heimir Jónasson

"Icelanders went from Stone Age to modernity in one jump. That's why we believe in Elves, Trolls and ghosts but at the same time are a very modern nation." Pétur is answering the question of why Icelanders seem to act so spontaneously about so many things.

Reykjavik: An Inspired Choice for a City Break

Posted 28.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

It's more accessible, more affordable, and more beautiful than you think. With its blend of Icelandic tradition and contemporary cool, Reykjavik offer...

Inspired To Enter Politics: We Meet Reykjavík's Mayor, Comedian Jón Gnarr

The Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 19.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Imagine if one of Britain's most famous comedy actors became mayor of London. And imagine that, on being elected, they announced that they wouldn't en...

The Best Dusk 'Till Dawn Destinations

Madeleine Wilson | Posted 19.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Madeleine Wilson

Can you remember the last time you stayed up all night? Party animals, night owls, insomniacs, jet lag sufferers, vampires and the most curious of travellers, unite! There is a 24-hour city with round-the-clock activities to enjoy at your sleepless leisure.

Five Places To Up The Tempo

Black Tomato | Posted 27.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

As the Ibiza closing parties get into full swing over the coming fortnight, the question on every partygoer's lips is, where to next? We've found the hotspots where the party never stops and beauty sleep is strictly forbidden.