Articles Tagged ‘Iceland volcano’

Summer of Ash: Volcano Trouble Could Last All Summer

Summer of Ash: Volcano Trouble Could Last All Summer May 7, 2010 | Europe, Travel News, Travel Tips | Read More
After clouds of volcanic ash from Iceland closed airports in Ireland and Scotland earlier this week, aviation authorities are warning that disruptions could continue throughout summer.  A spokesman for the UK’s Civil Aviation Administration had mixed news for travelers, saying: “There is...

Ash Returns, Closes Ireland Airspace For Six Hours

Ash Returns, Closes Ireland Airspace For Six Hours May 4, 2010 | Ireland, Travel News | Read More
Hundreds of flights were grounded again today as the cloud of volcanic ash from Iceland became concentrated enough to close airspace in the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland and parts of Scotland.  As of Tuesday afternoon, only a small area over northwestern Scotland remains closed, with most airspace...

Friday Siteseeing: Best Hotel Bars, Cheapest Cities, A Fox is Freed, Wearable Blanket Night

Friday Siteseeing: Best Hotel Bars, Cheapest Cities, A Fox is Freed, Wearable Blanket Night April 23, 2010 | Around the Web | Read More
Happy Friday! Here’s where I would normally comment on how amazed I am that it is already so late in April, and isn’t the weather gorgeous, etc. etc. Luckily for you, I am a far more sophisticated blogger than that, so we’ll just jump right in to some of the weird, wacky, fascinating,...

Iceland Tourism Heats Up After Volcano Erupts (Videos)

Iceland Tourism Heats Up After Volcano Erupts (Videos) April 5, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
On March 21, a glacier south of Iceland’s capital Reykjavik opened and began spurting lava.  The volcanic eruption caused a few hundred people who lived nearby to evacuate, but almost immediately began attracting tourists.  Less than two weeks after the eruption, at least 25,000 visitors from...