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Iceland's Samherji Buys Stake in Eimskip - Maritime Professional
The company has a total of 25.3% stake in the company and the purchase price is about 11 billion Icelandic krona. Samherji Holding is a subsidiary of Samherji's foreign operations. The seller of the stake is the US investment fund Yucaipa. The purchase ...
Where To Stretch Your American Dollar Abroad This Summer - Forbes
Overtourism may be plaguing Iceland, but the dollar has risen 7% versus the Icelandic Króna since late March 2018, meaning now is better than ever to get the most bang for your buck on the Instagrammable island. Currently, $1 converts to 108.87 ...
Place 20 of 52: On an Icelandic Road Trip, Mossy Moonscapes and More - New York Times
Peterson: My favorite activity of the trip was the horseback-riding tour, for which we paid 12,000 krona per person at Langhus Farm, in a gorgeous area of northern Iceland known to locals as Troll Peninsula. Surrounded by the Skagafjordur fjord and ...
Countries where the Indian Rupee will make you feel rich - Times of India
... writing about Iceland, one of the most stunning Nordic island nations. A quintessential experience for all the adventure seekers and nature lovers out here, Iceland makes for a really affordable destination. An Indian Rupee is valued at 1.56 ...altro »
Necropants: Did Icelandic Sorcerers Really Make Magic Pants Out Of Human Skin? - Ancient Origins
Coin of the Icelandic currency Krona (ISK) showing a shore crab. (Thorston Schmidt/ CC BY SA 1.0 ). The wearer of the pants was all but guaranteed damnation in hell. He had only one chance to redeem his immortal soul: before he died, he would have to ...
Icelandic whalers kill endangered blue whales - The Bobr Times
In violation of international law Kvalur company convicted of an environmental organization Hard To Port. A group of environmentalists accused the Icelandic whalers in catching the blue whale, which is endangered. The whaling company Kvalur denies this ...altro »
Iceland's New Leader Wants 'Strict' New Currency Regime - Bloomberg
Central bank Governor Mar Gudmundsson has said in the past that he would prefer for Iceland to not go back to a fully free-floating currency while Finance Minister Bjarni Benediktsson has highlighted the value of having a free-floating exchange rate as ...altro »
Interest rate cuts bring end to long Icelandic krona rally - Financial Times
While a strengthening global economy is encouraging central bankers across the developed world to finally look at raising interest rates, on the outskirts of Europe one bank is seeing some success by moving in the opposite direction. Iceland's krona ...
Beluga whales of the Chinese aquarium will be released into the nature reserve, Iceland - The Bobr Times
Two 12-year-old Beluga whale will become the first inhabitants of the sanctuary for marine mammals off the coast of Iceland. But zoologists hope that soon here will be able to transport and other marine animals who are forced to show tricks in captivity.altro »
Travelers pay big fine for brief off-roading "adventure" on Dyrhóley peninsula - Iceland Magazine (press release)
A group of foreign travelers were fined nearly 300,000 Icelandic krona (2,900 USD/2,500 EUR) for off-road driving on Dyrhóley island in South Iceland. The people, who were driving two cars, had driven nearly 100 meters (330 ft) out onto the vegetation ...