Tag Archives: Iceland

Iceland in October – With Plenty of New Things To See

  I had the pleasure of the company of staff and students from Northampton School for Boys, and throughout our week we were blessed with really pleasant autumn weather, as well as some great views of the Northern Lights.   … Continue reading

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Iceland – Reaching A Tourism Tipping Point?

Iceland has become such a popular tourist destination in recent years, a number of tensions are beginning to appear. The exponential rise in visitor numbers is in danger of threatening the very beauty people travel to Iceland to enjoy. Iceland’s … Continue reading

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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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