Iceland is a country of fire and ice, home to several volcanoes and straddling two tectonic plates. The Eyjafjallajokull volcano began erupting in March. On 14 April, the eruption entered a new ...
After 800 years of calm, volcanoes have awakened in the Reykjanes Peninsula of Iceland — about 56 kilometers (35 miles) south of the nation’s capital, Reykjavik. Since 2021, a string of ...
Iceland, often dubbed the “Land of Fire and Ice,” is a country of stark contrasts, where the fiery intensity of its volcanic ...
The most disruptive in recent times was the 2010 eruption of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano, which spewed huge clouds of ash into the atmosphere and led to widespread airspace closures over Europe.
This is what happened when Eyjafjallajokull erupted in Iceland in 2010. The ash cloud spread all over Europe, which meant that over 100,000 flights had to be cancelled. Ten million people missed ...
The volcanic episode that began on 19 September 2021 on the Canary Island of La Palma was what you might call a slow burner.
This story appears in the May 2012 issue of National Geographic magazine. It was five days before Christmas, and in the hut on the north flank of Eyjafjallajökull, the volcano that grounded ...
Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. I offer an insider’s view of the business of flight. GRINDAVIK, ICELAND - 2023/11/09: Next to the Blue Lagoon is the Grindavik geothermal ...
Located 50 minutes from Reykjavik with stunning views of mountain Hekla and Eyjafjallajokull. But why is this appealing? For one, there's the allure of exclusivity and privacy—qualities that are ...
Volcanoes have always shaped Iceland's landscape and culture—but this year’s eruptions beg travelers to learn more about ...
Iceland has an impressive number of waterfalls – an estimated 10,000 throughout the country. These falls, known as foss in Icelandic, range in volume from the most powerful waterfall in Europe ...