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Iceland , Thursday 23 November 2017

News Iceland: The south of Iceland tightens up rules on answering the call of nature outdoors

News channel or source: https://www.lonelyplanet.com/news/2017/11/23/south-iceland-outdoor-rules/
Publication date: Wednesday 22 November 2017

If you are planning to decamp to the south of Iceland, you will have to take on board new rules that have been introduced to police outdoor behaviour. The south of Iceland is tightening up its camping and outdoor urinating rules. Image: Henn Photography ...

News Iceland: Iceland set for new World Cup chapter in footballing saga

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/uk-soccer-worldcup-pot3-iceland/iceland-set-for-new-world-cup-chapter-in-footballing-saga-idUKKBN1DN030
Publication date: Wednesday 22 November 2017

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Iceland will become the smallest country ever to take part in the World Cup finals when they travel to Russia next year as the saga of outsized footballing success continues for the nation of just over 300,000 people. Having grabbed ...

News Iceland: How rural Iceland became the unlikely star of ‘Justice League’

News channel or source: https://nypost.com/2017/11/21/how-rural-iceland-became-the-unlikely-star-of-justice-league/
Publication date: onday 20 November 2017

Justice is best served cold. At least, that’s what the cast and crew team of “Justice League” (out now) think. Key scenes in the superhero flick were shot in some of Iceland’s bleakest — and most beautiful — corners. Arresting sights, including ...

News Iceland: Why Iceland's WOW Air Could Be Planning To Fly From America To India

News channel or source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/martinrivers/2017/11/14/why-icelands-wow-air-could-be-planning-to-fly-from-america-to-india/
Publication date: Wednesday 22 November 2017

WOW Air has confirmed its intention to launch Asian flights during a new wave of long-haul expansion in 2019, but chief executive Skúli Mogensen is remaining tight-lipped about which destinations will be served. “Beyond next year, with the addition of ...

News Iceland: Iceland prepares for biggest volcano to blow

News channel or source: https://euobserver.com/tickers/139995
Publication date: hursday 23 November 2017

Iceland's department of civil protection published on Wednesday evacuation plans because of increased activity in recent days in the Oeræfajoekull volcano in the south-east of the country. The volcano, Iceland's largest, has erupted only twice since ...

News Iceland: Iceland volcano could be getting ready to erupt

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/gma/iceland-volcano-could-getting-ready-erupt-035706432--abc-news-topstories.html
Publication date: onday 20 November 2017

Geologists in Iceland are warning that Öræfajökull volcano may be getting ready to erupt. The volcano has been showing increased signs of activity, with a new half-mile caldera forming just last week, according to the Icelandic Meteorological Office.

News Iceland: iceland’s got a new pop princess and her name is glowie

News channel or source: https://i-d.vice.com/en_uk/article/ywb84m/icelands-new-pop-princess-glowie
Publication date: hursday 23 November 2017

We really wanna get to know 20-year-old Sara Pétursdóttir, aka Glowie. Since we first saw her at Sonar Reykjavik back in February, we knew that she was something special. Commanding the attention of everyone in Harpa’s large concert hall, she performed ...

News Iceland: Iceland’s Largest Volcano Is Getting Restless

News channel or source: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/rockyplanet/2017/11/21/oraefajokull-unrest-iceland-volcano/
Publication date: onday 20 November 2017

For being an island in the North Atlantic, Iceland has a lot of volcanoes. Some of them generate a lot of anxiety when they have the inevitable rumbles. The eruption in 1362 was the largest explosive eruption in Iceland since it was settled, and unlike ...

News Iceland: Öræfajökull: Iceland’s Giant Frozen Volcano May Be Waking Up as New Ice Cauldron Appears

News channel or source: http://www.newsweek.com/oraefajokull-icelands-giant-frozen-volcano-may-be-waking-new-ice-cauldron-719741
Publication date: Wednesday 22 November 2017

The Icelandic Meteorological Office, which also monitors volcanic activity, has increased monitoring of the country's largest volcano, Öræfajökull, after reports on Friday that a new ice cauldron had formed, suggesting that something is changing under ...

News Iceland: I’m an expat in Iceland. Here’s how I got over the feeling of alienation and otherness.

News channel or source: https://matadornetwork.com/read/im-expat-iceland-heres-got-feeling-alienation-otherness/
Publication date: onday 20 November 2017

Not long after I moved to a tiny village of fewer than 500 inhabitants in the north of Iceland, I found myself sitting in a large auditorium with wood-paneled walls. There was a stage ahead of me, draped in fading, red felt curtains. This was Þorrablót ...