This week in Iceland

AWARD winning capital…again The 2018 Luxury Travel Guide (LTG) has named Reykjavík as the European Adventure Destination of the Year. This is the second consecutive year that the prestigious travel periodical has selected Reykjavík as a destination: In 2017 Reykjavík was LTG Winter Destination of the Year. IT’S getting lighter… ICELAND has celebrated its shortest […]

This week in Iceland - Rudolph’s on the move

This week in Iceland – Rudolph’s on the move

Rudolph’s on the move DRIVERS in East Iceland are being warned to keep an eye out for reindeer that are being frequently spotted on the area’s roadways where they’re not normally seen.  The warnings come from the Icelandic Road Administration and the East Iceland Nature Research Centre. What’s in a name? THE most popular names […]

Reach Out Mingle Bells event success
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‘Reach Out’ Mingle Bells event success

THE recent “Mingle Bells” event for “Reach Out” raised a handsome €366.60. The venue was the Marina Bar in Calle de Las Rosas Torrevieja and the superb Christmas lunch complimented what was to become a very fun filled afternoon including quiz, raffle,tombola amongst other surprises. The festive theme continued with songs from The Rascals who gave […]

Need a hand with your bags
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Need a hand with your bags?

JALON VALLEY A.R.C.’s next fundraising event will take place at Iceland in Benissa next Wednesday December 20 and Friday December 22. Volunteers will be on hand to help shoppers pack their Christmas shopping bags and a hamper filled with festive goodies will be raffled. For more information on all the rescued animals in A.R.C.’s care, […]

This week in Iceland - Eruption fears
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This week in Iceland – Eruption fears

Eruption fears A NEW caldera, measuring a diameter of one kilometre has been formed in this last week in Öræfajökull glacier located in Vatnajökull, Iceland’s largest glacier, and spotted via satellite images.  According to the Iceland Met Office this shows increased seismic activity and a strong smell of sulphur has been noticed. Well, it is […]

Bargains for bookworms in Javea this weekend
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Bargains for bookworms in Javea this weekend

THE Original Charity Library will be holding its ‘Awesome Autumn’ book sale outside Iceland in Javea this Saturday October 7 from 10.00am – 4.00pm. Everyone is invited to browse the stalls for their winter reads. There will be plenty to choose from, with hundreds of contemporary fiction books on sale at 4 books for €1 […]

Javea Head smashes 60km Iceland trek
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Javea head teacher smashes Iceland trek and raises over €1,500 for Christian Aid

LAST month RTN told the story of Fiona Phillips – Head of Secondary at Xabia International College who, together with her sister Janette, took on the tough 3-day 60km ‘Icelandic Lava Trek’ from Landmannalaugar to Thorsmork earlier this month. The trek led Fiona and Janette through one of the planet’s most volcanic regions and held […]