1) At roughly 39,000 square miles, Iceland is small – about the size of the US state of Ohio. 11% of the country is covered with glaciers, and 8% of that is a single one, Vatnajökull, which is located in the vast and nearly uninhabited interior. Three of Iceland’s five glaciers are the largest in Europe. Another 30% of the […]

25 Things You Didn’t Know About Iceland

However disruptive and destructive Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull volcano may be, you’ve go to admit that it is amazing to look at. A perfect example of the raw power and beauty that you’ll find on Iceland, the volcano certainly does its job of making one feel very small and insignificant compared the forces of mother nature. Here are some of the best […]

Photos of the Iceland Volcano

Iceland is bound to be one hot destination this spring and summer….literally. Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull volcano began erupting on March 20, prompting the evacuation of more than 500 people and the temporary closure of Iceland’s airports. Luckily, no one was injured and no damage has been reported, and though scientists fear the volcano could trigger other eruptions with wide-reaching consequences, for […]

Iceland is Hot This Spring and Summer