Iceland

$149 Europe fares: Primera Air adds three new U.S. routes

Primera, one of the newest European budget airlines to target the United States, is growing its American footprint.<p>The carrier’s latest European destination from the U.S. will be Brussels, with nonstop flights offered from Boston, Newark Liberty and Washington Dulles. Flights launch next spring and …

Aviation

Legendary Equine Disease Outbreaks

<i>S. zooepidemicus</i> in Iceland<p>When it comes to keeping diseases out, Iceland leads the planet. The isolated country of fewer than 500,000 inhabitants …

Horses

Whale foetus dragged "to the trash" after mum is harpooned by whalers during hunt in Iceland

Heartbreaking pictures show an unborn whale foetus being dragged away "to the trash" after its mother was harpooned and killed by hunters.<p>Three …

Whales

Ion Adventure Hotel In Iceland

“Where everything meets nothing.” That’s the slogan of the Ion Adventure Hotel located in Iceland. It refers to the immensities of luxury and beauty …

Glaciers

Grab $99 Flights To Europe And More Great ‘End Of Summer’ Travel Deals

Right now might be the best time to book some travel. Summer is winding down and airlines, tour companies, and hotels are looking to unload the last of their seats and beds before the rush ends. Likewise, shoulder season is on the horizon and prices are going to start dropping across the board. In …

Travel Deals

Trump taps official at Republican Jewish Coalition as ambassador to Iceland

President Trump on Tuesday nominated a leader of the Republican Jewish Coalition to become the next U.S. ambassador to Iceland.<p>Mr. Trump tapped …

Donald Trump

PLUR Iceland, three DJs who have come together to promote a friendly, loving dance scene here in Reykjavik, are throwing a massive EDM party in Iðnó n...

PLUR Iceland, three DJs who have come together to promote a friendly, loving dance scene here in Reykjavik, are throwing a massive EDM party in Iðnó …

EDM

How Much Does an Iceland Trip Cost? Tips for Creating an Iceland Budget.

I have visited Iceland twice and I have helped over 20 people plan their Iceland trips. It is one of my favorite countries and despite the cost, I …

European Travel

The Eggs of Merry Bay

These enlarged egg sculptures represent the native birds of eastern Iceland.<p>Almost three dozen large, granite eggs line the road along the bay in …

Birds

Puffin at Látrabjarg, Iceland Photo by Jeroen Van Nieuwenhove — National Geographic Your Shot

Nature Photography

Iceland Looks Like One of the Most Amazing Surf Destinations Out There

<b>It’s hard these days to find your way off the beaten track.</b> Surfers, it seems, are everywhere. The empty lineup is becoming more and more elusive, …

Surfing

Wild Iceland - 15 Day Photography Road Trip - Renee Roaming | Renee Roaming www.reneeroaming.com | The Wordy Explorers

Check out these awesome photos from Iceland - they made me want to plan a trip as soon as possible! #WordyExplorers #iceland #photography #travel

Road Trips

Runner born without full limbs completes sixth marathon in Iceland

What a day in #Reykjavik. I started off the morning having a chat with the #President of #Iceland, Guðni Thorlacius Jóhannesson.<br>I finished the …

Running

Outbound Tested: Forsake Range Lows in Iceland

Getting the proper shoes for an Iceland adventure is very important. This should not be taken lightly! The amount of walking and hiking you'll be …

Backpacking

Trekking and Hiking Trails In Iceland: Complete Guide

There are many adjectives one could use to describe Iceland’s rugged, verdant, diverse topographic terrain. Flat is not one of them. More than half …

Hiking

Sunshine on Iceland

Iceland. What kind of weather comes to mind when you hear the name? I think cold, obviously, snow, rain and cloud. I see monochrome landscapes with …

European Travel

Iceland and Sweden for EURO gold in Croatia | Handball Planet

Sweden and Iceland will play at the final of the U19 EHF EURO 2018 in Croatia.<p>Icelanders beat Croatia <b>30:26 (13:12)</b> at second semis, while in the …

Europe

Planning an Epic Iceland Stopover: Things To Do Near Keflavik Airport | Archives of Adventure - Budget Adventure Travel Blog

Within the last year or so, Iceland-based airline WowAir has released some incredibly priced flights from the United States. With this airline, it’s …

European Travel

Free Expression Activist and Poet Birgitta Jónsdóttir Joins EFF’s Advisory Board

EFF is thrilled to welcome Birgitta Jónsdóttir as a Technical Advisor on our Advisory Board. The founder of Iceland’s Pirate Party and a former …

Activism

Whale Watchers Team Up to Help Whales Stranded on Iceland Beach

Rescuers in Iceland worked frantically to save two beached bottlenose whales. They sprayed water on the whales to keep them wet and used blankets and …

Bottlenose Dolphins

Why a Piece of the Berlin Wall is Located in Iceland

While Iceland’s museums may be concentrated in the capital of the most densely populated city, Reykjavík, there are museums of various proportions to …

Germany

Men and Masculinities in the Sagas of Icelanders

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Why Eating Raw Puffin Heart Is an Icelandic Thing

This small seabird, sometimes known as ‘the clown of the sea’ because of its multicolored beak, has almost become a symbol of Iceland itself, and for …

Habitats

This Is Why You Should Consider Iceland for Your Next Romantic Getaway

If you've been following any major travel accounts on Instagram, you've noticed that Iceland has become quite the trendy destination. And for good reason. Beyond the breathtaking arctic-meets-lush-green landscape, Iceland's thermal pools are one of country's biggest draws—plus, they make for quite …

Weddings

Whale pod herded from Icelandic fjord for second day in row

About 60 pilot whales that became trapped in the shallow waters of an Icelandic fjord have been rescued for the second time in two days, having been …

Whales

Iceland’s Volruptus Returns to Bjarki’s bbbbbb

Iceland’s Volruptus will return to Bjarki’s bbbbbb label with the <i>Alien Agenda</i> EP.<p>After releasing on bbbbbb and Nina Kraviz' трип last year, Volruptus …

Record of the Year

Whale-watching versus whale-hunting off Iceland's coast

In Iceland, hunters have obtained permits to kill more than 200 fin whales in 2018. Iceland is the only country where it is legal to hunt this …

Whale Watching

100 Trapped Whales Rescued For Second Time In Iceland

<b>Follow CBSPHILLY</b> Facebook Twitter <i><br>ICELAND (CBS)</i> — Trapped whales are rescued not once, but twice, in Iceland.<p>A video shows 100 pilot whales that got …

Whales

Budget airline offering $129 flights to 11 European cities out of Detroit, Chicago

WOW air, the budget Icelandic airline that started operating out of Detroit in April, is offering $129 one-way tickets to 11 European destinations …

Flying

✈ Travel Contests: August 15, 2018 – Portugal, Ecuador, Iceland, & more & more 🌄

Here are your travel contests for this week. You can win trips to Ecuador; Los Angeles, California; Belize; Costa Rica; Lisbon, Portugal; Orlando, …

Los Angeles