New florist opens in Húsavík

Ásdís Kjartansdóttir, a local woman from Húsavík has opened a new flower and gift shop at Höfðabrekka in Húsavík. The shop is called Blómabrekkan, a name that is put together from the Icelandic words blóm (flower) and brekka (hillside), as the shop is located in Húsavík’s hillside neighbourhood. The unusual part about this new florist’s […]

So who really settled Iceland?

If you are going to Husavik this summer, make sure not to miss Let’s talk local, a new play by Snæbjörn Ragnarsson at Gamli Baukur. The play is set in the year 870 when Swedish explorer Gardar Svavarsson and his slave Náttfari were the first Scandinavians to live in Iceland for one winter. Contrary to […]

Fabúla and Unnur Birna at Gamli Baukur tonight

Singer-songwriter Fabúla and violinist Unnur Birna are playing tonight at Gamli Baukur in Húsavík. Fabula and Unnur Birna have been touring Iceland for the past few days, doing seven concerts in seven days. The concert in Húsavík is their fifth one where they perform songs from Fabula’s new album In Your Skin, released late last […]

Volcanic activity in the south of Iceland not affecting Húsavík

Volcanic activity in Eyjafjallajökull on the south coast of Iceland, has not affected life in Húsavík. Most domestic flights have been on schedule and the weather in Húsavík has been good for the past few days. The Icelandic Tourist Council issued a press release on the 16 April 2010 stressing that day-to-day life in Iceland […]

First whale watching tour of the summer

The whale watching season in Húsavík started last week with the spotting of a Humpback whale on Skjálfandi bay. Ten people from all over the world went on the first trip of the summer and were of course delighted after the tour. The Whale watching season in Húsavík usually runs from mid April to late […]

Welcome to Húsavík on the Internet

On behalf of all the people of Husavik I would like to welcome you to Husavik on the net, I would really like to ask you to take a good time to look through what our great companies have to offer you on your next visit to Husavik. Our town is quite easy to reach […]