[Opinion] Covid19 in Iceland: last call for responsible actions

      Èric Lluent / Reykjavík Photo: Èric Lluent The new number of infected by Covid19 in Iceland right now is 330. Yesterday, this number was 250. Two days ago, 199. In the meanwhile, Icelandic government has decided to keep welcomeming tourists from all the high-risk areas around the World, keeping kindergarten, primary schools,…

[Opinion] Þetta reddast: the way Iceland is handling the Covid19 crisis

       Èric Lluent / Reykjavík The Icelandic expression Þetta reddast means ‘it will all work out okay’ and is useful to understand how Icelanders face life: being positive, thinking about the present. In general, Icelanders think short term and do not like to plan too much. The outstanding banking collapse in 2008 is…

Blaming Tourists, The New Summer Trend In Iceland

Èric Lluent / Reykjavík If you have been following Icelandic media and its Facebook pages lately, I am sure you realized that the new summer trend is to blame tourists. For some is like the new main problem of this nation. Tourists pooping on the side of the road, tourists sleeping in Harpa, tourists driving…