Learn how to avoid Hot Tub awkwardness in Iceland

Iceland Academy

Promote Iceland has launched a new project called Iceland Academy, a web-based introduction to increase awareness of and interest in Iceland as a destination with emphasis on responsible conduct by tourists, their safety and pleasure. The campaign teaches tourists about Icelandic culture, traditions and nature with mini-classes on the internet and social media. Our favorite […]

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WOW air to enter into the hotel market

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WOW air is expanding its presence in Icelandic tourism market with plans to build a new hotel in Kópavogur, just south of the capital Reykjavík. The airline, which was founded in 2011, describes itself as “the airline with the biggest smile and lowest prices”. Currently serving 23 destinations in Europe, the USA, and Canada, the […]

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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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Explorers Festival to be held in Iceland

Neil Armstron, Mike Dunn, and Edmund Hillary at the North Pole in 1985. Mike Dunn will tell the story of this journey at the festival.

The Exploration Museum has announced the first annual Explorers Festival, to be held in Húsavík, North Iceland from October 20 to 23. The festival consists of a series of talks by explorers, art exhibitions that deal with the theme of exploration, concerts, film screenings and smaller events. NASA astronaut Scott Parazynski who has 5 space flights and […]

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