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Iceland Volcano

This Remote Corner Of Iceland Is Total, Magical Bliss

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.10.2016 | Travel

Sometimes, travelers are slammed with an intense craving to run away from it all and truly disconnect. Um, have you heard of Iceland? We've been seei...

WATCH: Drone Captures Rare Footage Of An Erupting Volcano

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 10.04.2014 | Science

Holy smokes! You don't see something like this every day. A mighty little quadcopter armed with a GoPro has captured rare footage of a raging volca...

This Is Why You ALWAYS Book The Window Seat

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 09.04.2014 | Travel

From now on, we hereby vow to always ask for the window seat. A kindly Icelandair pilot took an extra lap around Bardarbunga, Iceland on Wednesday ...

INFOGRAPHIC: Here's Why Volcanoes And Airplanes Don't Mix

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.19.2014 | Science

Iceland, home to one of the largest glaciers in Europe and a multitude of volcanoes, made headlines this week following news of a small eruption in th...

Red Alert!: Iceland Volcano Eruption Prompts Highest Warning

Reuters | Posted 10.28.2014 | Green

STOCKHOLM, Aug 29 (Reuters) - A small eruption has occurred north of Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano after nearly two weeks of earthquakes in the regi...


The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 05.16.2014 | Travel

Ever wondered what's inside a volcano? Thrihnukagigur, just outside the Icelandic capital of Rejkavik, is preparing to open for its third season of...

Iceland's Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon

Renee Blodgett | Posted 02.04.2014 | Travel
Renee Blodgett

After about a month, I had taken in pretty much everything the country had to offer, from volcanoes, snowmobiling and lava to landscape hikes and thermal waters, yet I hadn't yet seen or felt the "ice" of Iceland.

12 Reasons to Visit Iceland -- Even in Winter (PHOTOS)

Laura Lippstone | Posted 06.02.2013 | Travel
Laura Lippstone

Even though Iceland's almost at the top of the world near the Arctic Circle, winter temperatures are often warmer than, say, New York, London and Paris. In summer, the temp doesn't get much beyond light sweater weather. All in all, it's decent weather to see all there is to see, and there's a lot.

Iceland To World: You Name Us

Posted 11.13.2012 | World

Note to Iceland: Graceland is already taken. So is Rockland. But some other name may take the place of Iceland, according to reports. Iceland's ...

The Lunar Cycle of 'Frankenstorm'

James Grundvig | Posted 12.29.2012 | New York
James Grundvig

'Frankenstorm' is an apt name for this killer storm. Not merely because it's making landfall on the eve of Halloween, but because it's a hybrid storm with many elements pushing and pulling with dark spheres of influence.

PHOTOS: 12 Sizzling Volcanoes

Trippy | Posted 11.03.2012 | Travel

A natural phenomenon even most hardcore travelers never get to see in action, volcanoes are among the world's most fascinating wonders.

PHOTOS: When Volcanoes And Lightning Mix

Posted 06.12.2012 | Green

Images of volcanoes and lightning can be quite impressive on their own, but when the two mix, the results are nothing short of epic. These images, tak...

PHOTOS: Inside An Iceland Volcano

Posted 05.01.2012 | Travel

In spite of Iceland's recent history with eruptions (Remember Eyjafjallajokull and even Grimsvotn?) adventure company 3H Travel has decided it's high...

WATCH: Flying Through An Ash Cloud

Posted 12.08.2011 | Travel

More than a year after the epic eruption of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano in Iceland halted air travel, scientists are coming up with a way for pilots ...

WATCH: Iceland Volcano Eruption

Posted 07.22.2011 | World

Grimsvotn, the volcano in southeast Iceland that began its largest eruption in 100 years on Saturday, sent ash as high as 12 miles into the air and gr...

Iceland Volcano Eruption Closes International Airport Once Again

AOL Travel News | Posted 07.22.2011 | Travel

Iceland's most active volcano once again erupted on Saturday, closing the international airport that was closed for days last year upon the last erupt...

PHOTOS: Grimsvotn Erupts

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 07.21.2011 | Green

Iceland's most active volcano has erupted, sending a plume of white ash 18,000 feet into the air. Grimsvotn's eruption, which was accompanied by sm...

Iceland's Beauty in the Spring

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 06.13.2011 | Travel
Howard Steven Friedman

2011-04-13-ice.jpgWe celebrate Iceland's spring thaw with these photos of waterfalls, geysers and craters.

PHOTOGRAPHY: Yahoo Selects 212 Most Iconic Images Of 2010

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Its been quite a year. But then we say that every year around this time. We can barely go twelve days without something taking over our airwaves and ...

2010 In Photos: Moments Of The Year

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Between sporting events that captured the nations of the world, celebrations, climate change and natural disasters, new political movements, and perso...

Swimming in What?

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Christine Negroni

Today I swam in the waste product of Iceland's power generating station while smearing silica grease on my face. I'd paid the equivalent of $50 for the privilege and it was an experience I'll never forget.

Volcano Is Quiet but Dispute Over Closing of European Airspace Remains Unsettled

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christine Negroni

The week-long closing of European airspace due to ash from Iceland's erupting volcano was very likely unnecessary beyond the first two days.

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Eyja's Icelandic Horses

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Iris Erlingsdottir

Raising Icelandic horses is a challenge, even in the best of times. Although there are no predators and few diseases in Iceland, the short growing sea...