East Iceland

American-Style Diner Opens in Egilsstaðir

With red and white vinyl booths, mint-green walls, and 50s music on the jukebox, Skálinn Diner aims to channel an iconic era in American history—as if it had been “clipped right out of Grease.”

Opening of Norðfjarðargöng

East Icelanders Celebrate New Tunnel

A 7.9 km (4.9 mi) long tunnel, named Norðfjarðargöng, opened yesterday between Neskaupstaður and Eskifjörður in East Iceland, replacing a difficult mountain road around Oddskarð.

New Road Number

Changes To Ring Road This Weekend

On Saturday, official markings for the Ring Road in East Iceland will be changed. This is done mainly in order to prevent tourists from travelling through Breiðdalsheiði during Winter.