More and more people now make a beeline for Iceland. The reasons are obvious. It is proving to be one of the best vacation destinations in the world. One has only to join any of the family run Iceland tours to find out the immense variety of attractions that Iceland boasts about. The topology of

1. Get some Supersonic Solar Wind In 1962 it was proved that empty space is awash with constant solar wind, blowing at 300 - 800 km per second. From the Sun's equator a constant stream of particles evaporates into space. Occasionally, violent gusts break free of the Sun's gravitational and magnetic forces. These are flares

Hi Mark, it’s Tao. I’m in a state of shock. I went to sleep last night and I woke up and… I suddenly – I was in the strangest place I have ever seen. It was foggy and there were boats. They seemed to be waiting for me. They wanted to ferry me across a strange river.

The short answer is yes. Icelandic people live in igloos.  In Iceland nature’s most spectacular light show, the Aurora Borealis, can be viewed in a range of purpose-built spaces from glass igloos to luxury suites. The Northern Lights are visible on roughly 200 nights a year – or every other clear night – in Iceland. The more

A geologically young land, Iceland is located on both the Iceland hotspot and the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, which runs right through it. This location means that the island is highly geologically active with many volcanoes, notablyHekla, Eldgjá, Herðubreið and Eldfell.[50] The volcanic eruption of Laki in 1783–1784 caused a famine that killed nearly a quarter of