Ash day Iceland

Ash Wednesday – a day for dressing up

Icelanders used to be Catholic back in the day (during and after they were into those Norse Mythology gods) and even though most are now protestants they still celebrate the days before lent like most of the Catholic world. Last […]

Icelanders grow their moustaches in March for a good cause

Moustache March

If you visit Iceland in March don’t be alarmed by all the rugged male handsomeness and the incredible number of moustaches going around.  In most countries, November is a time for growing your moustache for a good cause. Icelanders, always […]

Justin Timberlake concert in Iceland in August

WOW air’s bringing sexy back!

Next August WOW air is taking back the night and bringing sexy back in the form of pop legend and Holy Grail singer, Justin Timberlake. This not-to-be-missed concert will take place on August 24, the night after Reykjavik Culture night […]

Man and woman relax in the Blue Lagoon in Iceland.

Win a Blue Lagoon City Break in Iceland!

We’re giving away a Blue Lagoon City Break for two, including return flights for two to Iceland as well! So, how do you get your hands on the prize? For your chance to win return flights to Iceland for two […]

ticket prices to and from Iceland

WOW air offers the cheapest flights to Iceland

Looking for cheap flights to Iceland? WOW air offers the cheapest flights to and from Iceland according to Dohop. Dohop, an independent online travel portal, did a broad study on flights to and from Iceland and concluded that WOW air […]

Northern lights iceland

Win a Northern Lights Holiday for two with WOW air!

We’re giving away a Northern Lights Holiday for two and return flights for two as well. So, how do you get your hands on the prize? By giving us a LIKE on Facebook, entering the sweepstake there and then you […]

Gatwick train

London Gatwick – Christmas train disruption

Are you flying with WOW air to or from London during the Christmas period? Then you will have to plan your journey carefully to and from Gatwick. Rail improvement works over Christmas and New Year will seriously affect train services […]

Reykjavik police

WOW air news: police stops a one man’s rímur party

Rímur is an old Icelandic type of epic vocal poem, with fixed diatonic melodies. It has remained unchanged for five whole centuries and seems to be very much alive still today, as a recent article on visir.is confirms. “We are […]

Icelandic IKEA Christmas Goat

WOW air news: the tragic fate of the IKEA Christmas goat

As WOW air now offers cheap flights between Sweden and Iceland, we here at the office are excited about everything Swedish – and what is more so than IKEA?! Of course there is an IKEA in Iceland (only one though) […]


Fred Durst of Limp Bizkit, interested in remaking an Icelandic film

Fred Durst, the singer of the American metal band Limp Bizkit has expressed interest in remaking the Icelandic film Metalhead (Málmhaus), according to ruv.is. Durst has reportedly had a phone meeting with the producers and the film’s director Ragnar Bragson. […]