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Iceland's meteorological department shared the first picture of the eruption. (@Vedurstofan/Twitter)

Reykjavik's night sky lights up as volcano in Fagradalsfjall erupts

AFP |
UPDATED ON MAR 20, 2021 05:26 AM IST
  • Police and coast guard officials raced to the scene late Friday, but the public has been advised to stay away from the area.
An SUV carrying seven members of a British family plunged off a high bridge Thursday in Iceland, killing three people and critically injuring the others, authorities said.(AP photo)
An SUV carrying seven members of a British family plunged off a high bridge Thursday in Iceland, killing three people and critically injuring the others, authorities said.(AP photo)

SUV dives off high bridge in Iceland; 3 dead, 4 severely injured

Reykjavik, Iceland | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2018 08:15 AM IST
The accident occurred about 9.30 am on Thursday when the vehicle slammed through a railing on the one-lane bridge.The car landed on a rocky river bank.
Travelling solo is a good way for women to be independent and challenge themselves.(Shutterstock)
Travelling solo is a good way for women to be independent and challenge themselves.(Shutterstock)

Best destinations for solo women travellers in 2018

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2018 09:42 AM IST
Travelling solo is one of the most memorable and adventurous things that women can do to test their boundaries. Here are 5 of the safest places to visit.
The Retreat at the Blue Lagoon is a low-slung, 62-suite escape that lurks half-hidden in the rugged landscape just outside Reykjavik in Iceland.(Facebook)
The Retreat at the Blue Lagoon is a low-slung, 62-suite escape that lurks half-hidden in the rugged landscape just outside Reykjavik in Iceland.(Facebook)

The secret hotel rooms that you don’t know about

Bloomberg | By Mark Ellwood, Bloomberg
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2018 03:09 PM IST
At high-end hotels around the world, there are unlisted rooms which can only be booked by invitation and cater to VIP travellers exclusively. But what happens if a Beyonce drops by?
Direct flight to Iceland: The Goðafoss is a waterfall in Iceland. The country is filled with natural wonders.(Shutterstock)
Direct flight to Iceland: The Goðafoss is a waterfall in Iceland. The country is filled with natural wonders.(Shutterstock)

Direct flight to Iceland from December, here are top 10 things to do in Reykjavik and around

Hindustan Times | By Soma Das
UPDATED ON JUL 08, 2018 08:56 AM IST
Direct flight to Iceland: Come December and direct flights will commence between Delhi and Reykjavik. A world of natural wonders and unique experiences await you. Here’s a check list of the top 10 things to do.
The picturesque sunset over landscapes and waterfalls at Kirkjufell mountain, Iceland.(Shutterstock)
The picturesque sunset over landscapes and waterfalls at Kirkjufell mountain, Iceland.(Shutterstock)

Places to see in Iceland, rains in Reykjavik threaten to dampen peak tourist season

Associated Press | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2018 12:03 PM IST
Summer, which is the peak tourist season in Iceland, has been a downer so far as record rains have lashed Reykjavik. Locals are disappointed, but some tourists are making the most of it and enjoying the cool weather.
Iceland is now closer to Delhi, with Wow Air announcing direct flights from December 7.(Shutterstock)
Iceland is now closer to Delhi, with Wow Air announcing direct flights from December 7.(Shutterstock)

Direct flight to Iceland from Delhi to start from December 7, fare starts at Rs 13,499

Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2018 05:04 PM IST
Direct flight to Iceland: Budget transatlantic airline Wow Air will kickstart direct flights from Delhi to Iceland on December 7. Introductory offers are priced upwards of Rs 13,499, and there will be five flights a week.
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