Tag Archives: Iceland

Adventure Tourism Index

Anyone studying tourism in their lessons might like to investigate the countries of the world through the ‘Adventure Tourism’ Index. This is regularly published by the Adventure Travel Trade Association along with the George Washington University – in order to … Continue reading

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Back To Iceland Again

For many people, October is a month of falling leaves and Halloween- but for me it also marks the start of a new season of visits to Iceland as a Field Studies Tutor on behalf of Rayburn Tours. This year, … Continue reading

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Join In With The New Craze Of ‘Plogging’

On a recent trip to Iceland, I learnt of a new outdoor activity – ‘plogging’. This is a new exercise trend which combines jogging with picking up litter. The activity has been promoted by the President himself, who has been … Continue reading

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UK Earthquake Resources

It was rather ironic that while spending a week studying (relatively quiet) tectonic activity in Iceland, a significant earthquake hit the UK. On my return, I gathered a few resources concerning this earthquake – having missed out on the event, … Continue reading

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Icelandic Tongue Twisters

I have been travelling to Iceland on a regular basis for a number of years now, and am slowly making progress with the native language. However, there are many pretty challenging words and place names to get your tongue around … Continue reading

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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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