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24.01.2017
Icelandic Golfer Hits it Big
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On December 4, Icelandic golfer Ólafía Þórunn Kristinsdóttir, from Reykjavík Golf Club, made history when she secured the right to compete at the 2017 LPGA (Ladies Professional Golf Association) Tour.
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06.01.2017
In Harmony with Horses
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At Hólar University College’s Equine Science Department, prospective professional riders and trainers learn to respect and study the Icelandic horse.
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21.12.2016
Worth Visiting the West
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In the westernmost municipality of Europe, Vesturbyggð in Iceland’s West Fjords, live only around one thousand people. But they are not alone.
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21.12.2016
Moonstone Strikes a Chord
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Recently, Icelandic writer Sjón has been highly praised by critics for his novella Moonstone: The Boy who Never Was, originally published in 2013 as Mánasteinn.
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08.11.2016
Visit Viðey
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On the capital’s doorstep is an island with a notable history.
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07.11.2016
Tango in Iceland
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If you are one of those people who, when traveling the world, always seek out places to practice tango, then Reykjavík won’t disappoint you.
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25.10.2016
Story of the Relief Stone
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Lausnarsteinn, or a ‘relief stone,’ was used by midwives in Iceland for centuries to relieve the pain of women in labor. It was also thought to help with the delivery and guarantee good health for the mother and child. But what was this magic stone?
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07.10.2016
Women at Sea
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An exhibition on the surprisingly numerous and colorful Icelandic women who through history have worked at sea alongside the men is currently running at the Reykjavík Maritime Museum.
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03.10.2016
Archaeological Find Updates History
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In mid-September, the news went out that a major archaeological find in Iceland suggested the country may have been inhabited as early as the year 800, or 74 years earlier than its official settlement date.
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03.10.2016
River Reveals Viking Relics
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Iceland has dug up some hidden treasures in recent weeks. It all began on September 4 when five goose hunters in Skaftárhreppur, South Iceland, stumbled upon a rare bird.
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19.09.2016
The Big Yellow Bus
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The Icelandic public bus company Strætó (they’re the yellow buses you’ll see in Reykjavík) has in recent years extended its area of service outside the capital area.
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05.09.2016
Boom, Boom, Huh!
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Coach of the Icelandic men’s football team Heimir Hallgrímsson speaks to Zoë Robert about the team’s success at the UEFA European Championship in July, the international spotlight, surprising support from around the world and the road ahead to the Wo...
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05.09.2016
Safe Travels
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For many visitors, driving in Iceland comes with unique conditions and hazards. Zoë Robert offers some advice for your road trip.
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30.08.2016
Northern Pools
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In North Iceland, you have 36 pools to choose from, from Reykir in Hrútafjörður in the North West, to Þórshöfn on Langanes peninsula in the North East.
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30.08.2016
Winter Has Come
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Now that winter has finally arrived, Game of Thrones will return to Iceland.
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15.08.2016
Championing the Local
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Zoë Robert takes a trip to Vestmannaeyjar to visit chef Gísli Matthías Auðunsson at his family’s restaurant, Slippurinn, which has been rapidly gaining a following.
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