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CONFIRMED: The Streetpooper Was A Tourist, No Longer Alleged - "No Icelander would ever dress like that, ever," says streetpooperwatcher Sara María Júlíusdóttir

by Reykjavík Grapevine on Wednesday Jul 23, 2014 at 17:43

This morning, we posted an amusing bit of news about a local designer, Sara María Júlíusdóttir, who observed an elderly man, which she claimed to be a tourist, pooping outside the boutiqe she manages, Kirsuberjatréð. “Tourist Poops Outside Storefront” proved quite the hit with you readers, providing plenty of clicks and ‘likes’ (537 and counting!) while […]

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Snapshot 205

by Iceland Review on Wednesday Jul 23, 2014 at 15:41

Free again to look at the Hverarönd geothermal area by Lake Mývatn.

The Northern Edge Of The Scene - In a tiny village far from the city, Iceland’s outsider music wants to cause ructions

by Reykjavík Grapevine on Wednesday Jul 23, 2014 at 15:39

2014 Playlist by Norðanpaunk If you were to read about Icelandic music in the press, then you’d be forgiven for thinking that all we listen to up here all day is a continuous loop of FM Belfast, Ásgeir, and Sigúr Rós, while employing secret cloning technology to keep our cultural industries stuffed full of post-rock […]

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Askja Closed due to Huge Landslide

by Iceland Review on Wednesday Jul 23, 2014 at 15:06

A roughly one-kilometer wide piece of land fell from a mountain near Askja stratovolcano last night. Several 50-meter tidal waves crashed on the rocks around the lake in Askja during the night.

Complaints over Tourists doing Business in Nature

by Iceland Review on Wednesday Jul 23, 2014 at 12:51

“I was with a group of tourists today at the Laufskólavarða cairn when I saw lot of tissue on the ground. I was going to pick it up, as one does to keep one’s environment clean, but I was quick to leave it when I realized that this was poop lying all over the place,” guide Kristín Ólöf Steinþórsdóttir said in an interview with visir.is on Monday.

Best Vintage Stores

by Reykjavík Grapevine on Wednesday Jul 23, 2014 at 10:36

Vintage shopping can be one of the most thrilling life experiences for fashion lovers out there. Nothing compares to the joy and excitement of rummaging through a treasure trove of retro sunglasses or the pride and satisfaction of excavating the perfect ‘60s designer dress from under a pile of old sweaters. There is a ridiculous […]

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For A Better Society

by Reykjavík Grapevine on Wednesday Jul 23, 2014 at 10:25

It seems that in every mention of Icelandic women by the foreign media, Iceland is praised as a feminist utopia where women are completely equal to men on all fronts, and to a certain extent, these assertions are correct. Iceland had the world’s first female head of state (who happened to also be an unmarried […]

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Ungoo - Part VIII: Facebook Quarterly

by Reykjavík Grapevine on Wednesday Jul 23, 2014 at 9:00

Which brings us back to Facebook. You may or may not know that a government agency called Promote Iceland has based whole marketing campaigns on encouraging the country’s inhabitants to employ social media to lure visitors. If those plans received any criticism at all, most of that probably appeared as Facebook posts, which were then […]

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What Brings Face Hunter To Town?

by Reykjavík Grapevine on Wednesday Jul 23, 2014 at 8:00

Yvan Rodic hasn’t been in the same place for more than two weeks in the last five years. He says he takes an average 170 flights per year. He’s like George Clooney in ‘Up In The Air,’ except he’s a tall, Swiss-born fashionista who travels the world doing something far more benign. The photographer better […]

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Hiker’s Friends to Establish Fund

by Iceland Review on Wednesday Jul 23, 2014 at 6:00

Friends of Ásta Stefánsdóttir, the 35-year-old Icelandic lawyer who was found dead in Bleiksárgljúfur canyon, last week, have established a fund in her name.

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