There is so much beauty in the world. All you have to do is leave your comfort zone to see it.
The Azores is a group of nine islands off the coast of Portugal. Their remote Atlantic location serves as an important stop for over 20 species of whales and dolphins to migrate.
So if you're thinking about taking your first solo travel trip, or you just really want to see Iceland, here are some reasons why it's absolutely, hands-down, the perfect place to travel solo!
Don't wait to cross the northern lights off that bucket list. They're soon set to dim for up to a decade. ...
Just before Christmas, the former CEO of Iceland's Glitnir bank and two other senior bankers were sentenced to jail terms of up to five years for market manipulation and breach of fiduciary duties.
By November it is expected that most countries will have signed up to ratify the Paris agreement and will be well underway implementing their national mitigation and adaptation plans.
In this, the fifth of a series of interviews that focus on Local 829's Scenic Artists who sculpt and paint in a variety of ways the sets we see on television, in movies and documentaries, on theater stages, and in the backgrounds of television and internet commercials the spotlight will be on the fine art of Anna Ortiz.
Not another house party or club night for New Year's Eve, please. For those seeking something more spectacular, herein my top six picks for out-of-the-ordinary celebrations to welcome 2016 -- from the longest day in Argentina to the one of the shortest in Iceland.
Michael Moore is known as a documentary filmmaker, and there's no doubt his films strike a populist chord, the result being enormous grosses for a limited audience art form. However, he has a tendency to go beyond the "point of view" aspect of documentary filmmaking which most such filmmakers undertake and in his latest work, Where to Invade Next, he has, for me, gone too far.
The "little" Icelandic example shows that it makes economical sense to pursue a clean energy agenda. We can serve as an example for other countries when it comes to renewable energy and sustainable ways of harnessing it.
The obituary of the liberal-democratic model has already been written, waiting to be published. The doomsayers have made their prediction about the end of the free and democratic world as we know it.
One might argue that Iceland, with its peerless geological characteristics, is a unique case in point. Up to a degree this is true. However, all over the globe, the geothermal potential is far from being fully realized.
Fear is a powerful drug. Those who would act out of fear (and in some cases political opportunism and bigotry) have disregarded the lessons of WWII and the world's shame at the treatment of refugees, especially Jewish refugees, who were turned away and sent back to death at the hands of the Nazis.
I just returned from an international conference in Iceland celebrating 100 years of women having the right to vote. What progress has been made in the century? What difference did women voting make? What remains to be done to achieve gender equality?
On a ruined planet there can be no development or justice, peace or security, functioning economies, markets or states. Can we mature into responsible global citizens fast enough and stop living at the expense of our children and all future generations of life?