Iceland

America Ferrera and her husband are on the cutest vacation imaginable

One of our favorite couples, America Ferrera and husband Ryan Piers Williams are kicking off summer the right way — by embarking on a super fun, …

Comfortably Sleep Under The Northern Lights In The Heated Icelandic Bubble Lodge

From the warm cozy confines of your winter cabin or even from your own home, the Northern Lights are a magnificent spectacle to behold. Outdoors, …

Northern Lights

Iceland scales back on trading in currency derivatives

COPENHAGEN, June 26 (Reuters) - Iceland's central bank said on Monday it would scale back some exemptions to its Foreign Exchange Act for derivatives …

Iceland, an open-air Hollywood studio

REYKJAVIK: Crystal clear ice caves, glacial lakes, spewing volcanoes and crashing waterfalls framed by dark lava columns: Iceland's breathtaking …

Movies

Coastal Barn

This contemporary barn house in Iceland has a rural charm that perfectly complements the rugged landscape. Located 45 minutes by car from Reykjavik in the small town of Stokkseyri on Iceland’s southern coast, this vacation rental property gives guests easy access to the region's dramatic volcanic …

Houses

This beautiful church was a gift from Slovakia to Icelandic Catholics

Reykjavik, Iceland, Jun 24, 2017 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Bishop David Tencer of Reykjavik last week consecrated a new wooden church building, a …

Christianity

Jiaoxi, Close To Taipei and Close To Nature

Jiaoxi which is a town north of Yilan County, boasts countless hot springs and lush nature walks.<p>There are several trails but start off with a short …

Travel

JOURNEY TO THE CENTRE OF THE EARTH by Jules Verne Read by Bill Homewood | Audiobook Review

Narrator Bill Homewood slips easily into the persona of Axel, the nephew of a well-known professor with whom he travels to Iceland to begin a journey …

Hunting the Northern Lights cruise

Day 1: Bergen<p>Your 12-day Classic Round Voyage starts from Bournemouth with a flight to the southern port of Bergen, a city surrounded by its famed seven mountains. Bergen is a known for its cultural gateway to the fjords and its UNESCO Bryggen wharf with many colourful wooden houses. .<p>After …

Europe

Picture-perfect landscapes are only half of Iceland’s charm

IN Iceland, the first thing that hits you upon stepping off the plane is the cold. The second is the wind.<p>I’m not going to sugar coat it, the place …

Explore Iceland with the Environmentalist David de Rothschild

The Lost Explorer founder offers an eco-friendly guide to the Nordic destination, which includes hot springs, secret hideaways, and dancing in a volcanic cave.<p>British adventurer and environmentalist David de Rothschild is devoted to the exploration and preservation of the planet. His Sculpt the …

Travel

Hey, Mueller, You Should Check Out Iceland

That's where a shady Trump associate got some of his money. And where some investigators heard Russian footsteps.<p>Earlier this week I wrote about the Bayrock Group, a property developer that did business deals for a decade with President Donald Trump.<p>Felix Sater -- a Bayrock principal who was a …

World News

Tourists are knocking on doors in Iceland asking people for a place to stay and people are furious

A week after “send nudes” was carved into a mossy hillside, Icelanders are again up in arms about the country’s ever-growing tourist population.<p>Two …

Travel

50 Country Songs to Get You Through Your Next Summer Road Trip [Playlist]

A quick Google search for “road trip country songs” will get you a list of songs featuring “road” in the title. While we enjoy Willie Nelson’s “On …

Music

Iceland’s Five-Star Stunner: Deplar Farm

It’s nearly midnight on my second day at Iceland’s Deplar Farm as the Northern Lights reach their strongest fluorescence of the evening. Reclining on …

Arctic Ocean

India-Iceland direct air connectivity likely by 2018

NEW DELHI: India and Iceland may establish direct air connectivity by next year, which will provide a fillip to the tourism sector of both the …

India

Iceland's central bank says $850 million crisis-era bonds still held after new deal with funds

LONDON (Reuters) - Iceland's central bank said on Friday that about $850 million (88 billion Icelandic crowns) worth of assets are still being held under crisis-era controls after a new round of purchases of the legacy bonds from foreign funds.<p>As part of the lifting of capital controls imposed …

Business

Soak in Actual Beer at Iceland's Boozy New Spa

Beer is a versatile beverage. You can brew it about a million different ways, use it to batter and fry food, and now, bathe in it. Yes, while the …

Adventure Travel

Scuba Diving Iceland Beyond Silfra

• Jump to travel info for scuba diving in Iceland<p>Perched on the edge of the Atlantic, Iceland is one of the most geologically active places on Earth. …

Scuba Diving

Iceland Self-Drive Road-Trip Itinerary

Iceland has been on my list for ages. It seems to be the perfect place for lost-in-nature and active vacations! Pretty interesting in terms of …

Hurry and Get a Flight to Iceland For Just $287 From Tons of U.S. Cities

Everyone knows the best time of year to travel is whenever flights are cheap. That makes now a pretty good time to grab tickets to Iceland. There are …

Air Travel

Nonstop Daylight Means Nonstop Partying at Secret Solstice

For the rest of us festival-goers and music lovers <i>not</i> a breath away from the Arctic Circle, these <b>Secret Solstice</b> photos are just plain trippy. Why? …

Music Festivals

Deal Alert: Cheap Iceland Flights on Delta for $312

Fly to Iceland this summer or fall on the cheap thanks to Delta from several US gateway cities including New York, Chicago, Denver, and Boston in …

Air Travel

Step Inside Iceland's Zany Buubble Hotel

The world often condones living in a bubble but not the weirdos from Iceland. Nestled deep within a secret forest a few hours from Reykjavik is the …

Hotels

Just chillin': welcome to Iceland’s wild, wild Westfjords

Iceland’s popularity with tourists doesn’t mean that solitude is hard to find. Head west to its fjords and splendid isolation and nature are close at hand<p>There were no boats in the bay, no ships on the horizon. Underneath my feet was black sand that stretched a few hundred metres either side. The …

Travel

Can Kookiness Explain Iceland's Big Role In Air Travel To Europe?

Long disparaged as slow to act and lacking in creativity, some airlines are making a determined effort to be more playful, reminding us that most of the time, travel is supposed to be fun. That’s especially evident in Iceland.<p>I’ve written before about the inventiveness of Icelanders, including a …

Airlines

Super Cheap Summer Flights to Iceland Starting at $245 Round-trip

It’s not just that these fares are affordable — it’s that they’re incredibly inexpensive for the season.<p>Peak season is beginning in Iceland, and some …

Reykjavik

Flight Deal: U.S. to Iceland from $300 Round-Trip

Is summer already too hot for you? Start planning a winter trip to the Land of Fire and Ice.<p>It's the first day of summer and temps in places across the Southwest are already hitting 118 degrees. It's too hot for some planes to fly in the Phoenix area and these scorching temperatures are expected to …

Air Travel

Foo Fighters’ family affair – how the band warmed up for Glastonbury at Iceland’s quirky Secret Solstice festival

Not long now<p>At the weekend, Foo Fighters warmed up for their long-awaited Glastonbury headline slot with a very unusual performance at a very unusual …

Foo Fighters

Lara and Sam Worthington Are Snapping Selfies in Iceland and It's Adorable

Aussie babe Lara Worthington was recently in Sydney fulfilling her Tiffany & Co. brand ambassador duties, but rather than flying back to New York …

Tiffany & Co