Articles Tagged ‘Iceland’

19 Beautiful & Bizarre Churches You’ve Never Heard Of

19 Beautiful & Bizarre Churches You’ve Never Heard Of June 27, 2012 | Around the World, Featured, Spain | Read More
1. Shrine of Our Lady of Altagracia – Higuey, Dominican Republic Image: Wikipedia.en

Postcard Perfect: Blue Lagoon, Gullbringusysla, Iceland

Postcard Perfect: Blue Lagoon, Gullbringusysla, Iceland November 7, 2011 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
The Blue Lagoon is one of Iceland’s most iconic and popular tourist spots. Located only 40 minutes from Reykjavik,each year it draws around 360,000 visitors – nearly 20% more people than Iceland’s entire population. Although the lagoon is situated in a lava field, it is actually not...

Postcard Perfect: Iceland

Postcard Perfect: Iceland August 23, 2011 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
Interested in heading to Iceland to experience the 24-hour-long daylight (or darkness)? Get a glimpse of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano? Swim in the geothermal waters of the Blue Lagoon? Maybe check out its penis museum? Whatever the reason is to book your trip, there’s one thing you won’t...

Icelandic Penis Museum Acquires Human Penis

Icelandic Penis Museum Acquires Human Penis April 20, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
We at NileGuide are always thrilled when this kind of news item falls across our desk. How can you ignore a headline like that? At long last, Iceland’s Phallological Museum in the small town of Husavik has acquired its first human specimen, despite being open for over a decade. According to the photos...

The Adventure Tourism Development Index Releases List of Top Places for Adventure Travel

The Adventure Tourism Development Index Releases List of Top Places for Adventure Travel July 8, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
There’s travel, with its routine host of restaurants, hotels, shopping, and the occasional dose of jet-lag. And then there’s adventure travel: equal parts tourism, adrenaline rush, communion with nature, and possible spiritual ecstasis. Climbing, biking, camping, rafting, obstacle-coursing...

Iceland Utilizes the Internet to Market Itself After Eyjafjallajökull

Iceland Utilizes the Internet to Market Itself After Eyjafjallajökull June 15, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Spring of 2010 beheld a tough few weeks for world travel, and Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökull volcano was to blame. Spewing tons of volcanic ash throughout the various layers of atmosphere over Europe and the northern points of the globe, and going through various explosive phases ranging from 1 to...

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...

NileGuide 5 with Stephanie Yoder of Twenty-Something Travel

NileGuide 5 with Stephanie Yoder of Twenty-Something Travel April 28, 2010 | Around the Web, NileGuide 5 | Read More
Stephanie Yoder is a girl who can’t sit still. Since graduating from college three years ago she has spent time working in London, backpacking through eastern Europe and road tripping in the United States and Iceland. In September she is planning to backpack around the world. Stephanie documents her...

European Government Pressures Airlines To Compensate Clients

European Government Pressures Airlines To Compensate Clients April 27, 2010 | Europe, Travel News | Read More
As mentioned in a previous article, the Eyjafjallajökull volcano erupting in Iceland and freezing air travel in mid-April has generated its fair share of inconveniences and controversy for many around the globe. Families were split, planes were grounded, and above all, incredibly large amounts of money...