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Spring Break In Iceland? Yes, Please
Spring Break In Iceland? Yes, Please

Spring Break In Iceland? Yes, Please

Ahhh, Iceland in March, does it get any better than that? Well, no, not really. And though Iceland may not come out on top of most lists for favorite places to jet off to for […]

My Culinary Saga in Iceland
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My Culinary Saga in Iceland

“You can eat as much as you want, because it’s already half digested,” said the man sitting to my right, smiling through his thick brown mustache and watching expectantly as I took another swig of […]

In Search Of The Northern Lights
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In Search Of The Northern Lights

We huddled in the dark in front of the laptop. Webcams pointed out across the vast frozen lake would pick up any sign of the aurora borealis before the human eye. Outside the temperature was […]

When In Iceland, Go Swimming Inside
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When In Iceland, Go Swimming Inside

Swimming pool tourism? That’s right. You read it first here. Iceland is famous for its geothermal activity. Ingenuity has led to utilizing the environmentally sound geothermal energy for 99% of the county’s energy needs. But […]

My Encounter With Hákarl, The Worst Tasting Food On Earth
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My Encounter With Hákarl, The Worst Tasting Food On Earth

Dressed in his full-length overalls, Icelandic fisherman Asgeir leads my guide and me to the edge of the harbor where several shipping containers rest ominously far from the rusted whaling boats tied to the wharf. […]

Iceland Is Blowing Up
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Iceland Is Blowing Up

April 14, 2011 marks the one year anniversary of the eruption of the Eyjallajökull volcano. Though it might be known more for the impressive ash cloud grounding flights and pissing off travelers around the world, […]

Thank You For Not Smoking On This Flight
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Thank You For Not Smoking On This Flight

Wondering why your flight is canceled? A map of the ash cloud of Eyjafjallajokull Volcano courtesy of the NYT.

Amazing Pictures Of Eyjafjallajokull Volcano
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Amazing Pictures Of Eyjafjallajokull Volcano

If you’ve caught any kind of news the last few days, you have seen the pictures of the Eyjafjallajokull Volcano, in Iceland, sending all kinds of ash 30,000 feet into the air, and creating more […]

Strip And Scrub: The Iceland Way
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Strip And Scrub: The Iceland Way

Iceland is green, and Greenland is ice. Yeah, yeah, yeah… we all learned that as a kid, and never thought too much of it since. What I failed to learn then, I’m catching up with […]

Iceland: The World’s Hottest Destination?
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Iceland: The World’s Hottest Destination?

With the Icelandic krona nearly dropping by half to the dollar (44 percent to be exact), Iceland has been experiencing an unprecedented tourism boom since the economic disaster hit this tiny country of just 320,000. […]

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