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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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First Icebergs of the Season Attract Tourists

An interesting new type of tourism has emerged this week in Newfoundland thanks to a new visitor – one of the first icebergs of the season. A towering 150 foot tall iceberg has run aground in the shallow waters next … 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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Everest Movie

Any geographers found time yet to visit a cinema to see the newly released film “Everest”? This impressive big-budget blockbuster tells the true story of an expedition in 1996, which became the mountain’s deadliest climbing season, until the twin tragedies … Continue reading

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