Category Archives: Iceland

Lava Caving In The Reykjanes Peninsula

I love each and every trip to Iceland as a Field Studies Tutor for Rayburn Tours. I thoroughly enjoy the chance to share some of the wonders of this fantastic island with eager students, and am particularly happy when I … Continue reading

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Walking Like A Dog In Reykjavik

  On my last trip to Iceland as a Field Studies Tutor for Rayburn Tours, I arrived a few hours ahead of my group. This gave me a great opportunity to explore the streets of Reykjavik with no students to … Continue reading

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Bringing An Icelandic Volcano Closer To Home

This is a nice little tool to use in any lessons about volcanic eruptions – thanks to Alan Parkinson and Bob Lang for bringing it to my attention on Twitter. holuhraun-lavaflowextent.co.uk/mainpage.html It focuses on the 2014 eruption of the Bárðarbunga … Continue reading

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New Lava Centre Exhibition For Iceland

School trips to Iceland have grown in popularity in recent years, and I have been lucky enough to be regularly involved with some of them through my work with Rayburn Tours. http://www.lavacentre.is/ This summer I am looking forward to visiting … Continue reading

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Free Classroom Poster – Tourism Boom In Iceland

Yet another excellent free resource for your classroom from Rayburn Tours! This time, they offer a detailed infographic poster outlining the incredible boom in tourism in Iceland over recent years. Iceland’s natural wonders and hidden gems have been drawing increasing … Continue reading

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Free Volcanoes Poster For The Classroom

There has been an absence of blog entries from me for a month or so, as I continue to obey my New Year’s resolution of focusing on just one thing at a time rather than a hundred things all at … Continue reading

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Iceland in June (4 of 4) – Hidden Shangri-La

The highlight of day seven was our visit Solheimajokull, where we were able to strap on crampons and walk on the surface of the glacier. When I first visited this location around 10 years ago,  the glacier – an extension … Continue reading

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