Welcome to stress free Iceland but leave your phone and ego at home

Stress free Iceland

Digital detox is a way to reduce stress and focus on social interaction in the physical world, by refraining from using smartphones, tablets and computers for a period of time. Incidentally, traveling to Iceland is also a good way to reduce stress, so three locals have now started a tour company that combines the two. […]

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WOW air is considering Dublin as a base for expansion

WOW air Skuli Mogensen

Icelandic carrier WOW air is considering using Dublin Airport as a base for expansion beyond its current market, according to its chief executive, Skúli Mogensen. The low-cost airline flies between 27 cities across Europe and North America via Keflavík Airport, near the capital Reykjavík, but is now looking for a second base from which it […]

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The Telegraph names East Iceland a must visit destination for 2016

East Iceland: XIV

UK newspaper The Telegraph has named East Iceland as one of its 20 “must visit” destinations for 2016. “Everyone’s heard of Iceland’s Golden Circle – the combination of churning Gullfoss waterfall, volcanic landscapes of Thingvellir National Park and bubbling geothermal geysers of Haukadalur, all within easy reach of the well-served Keflavik International Airport in the […]

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Apollo astronaut awarded Leif Erikson exploration award in Iceland

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American Apollo 17 astronaut Harrison Schmitt, Australian around the world sailor Jessica Watson and British exploration historian Dr. Huw Lewis-Jones have been awarded the Leif Erikson Exploration Awards by The Exploration Museum. The museum is located in the town of Húsavík on the northern coast of Iceland, thirty miles from the Arctic Circle. It is […]

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