Every New Year's resolution involves three key ingredients -- the commitment to better one's self, the passion to try something new, and the inevitable promise to venture beyond one's comfort zone -- and no one act accomplishes those goals more than international travel.
By the time I went on my northern lights "safari," I had already fallen in love with the land of ice and gnomes, realizing there's so much more the country has to offer.
Like lava from a volcano, Olafur Eliasson's fascinating installation 'Riverbed' runs through the Danish Louisiana Museum of Modern Art. The highly praised artist here shares his intriguing thoughts behind the installation.
"Artists should have confidence in the fact that making a drawing is changing the world." Danish-Icelandic artist, Olafur Eliasson, here presents his strong and personal advice to young artists.
During the four weeks of production for our first Humanity for iPad issue in Iceland, we made sure find the some of the best adventures possible. Here, we've boiled them down to our eight favorites. Let the adventure begin...
I took this trip because of a perpetual heartache I felt, a lack of connectivity with myself and with the world. I needed to step out of my comfort zone and decided to do that halfway across the world. And there is where I found a tribe of individuals who felt exactly the same way.
Snowmobiled to the aurora borealis; snorkeled the Galapagos. Been there. Blackwater rafted New Zealand's glow-worm caves; communed with orangutans in Borneo. Done that.
Thanks to glacial runoff and a long filtration journey through Iceland's volcanic underground, the water pouring into Lake Thingvellir is some of the cleanest in the world. That's very apparent than in the Silfra Rift, the tectonic boundary between the Eurasian and North America plates.
For many people, sun, sea and sand are the mark of a decent holiday. It doesn't matter where you are as long as you're lounging on a pristine white-sand beach and enjoying some well-deserved rest and relaxation. But for others, beach holidays just don't cut it.
REYKJAVIK, Iceland -- Get ready to order those beach umbrellas in Barrow. One of the leading authorities on the physics of northern seas is predicting...
Icelandic TV chef Siggi Hall talks to us about experiencing the best of the island's eats. As one of Iceland's best known chefs, Siggi ...
Iceland might boast the most writers, musicians, singers, and artists per capita than any other nation on earth. With a national population only equal...
Whether you are looking to write, scout or shoot (the Icelandic Film Centre offers a 20 percent rebate if you meet certain "cultural criteria"), put Reykjavik and RIFF in your filmmaking bucket list.
For adventurous travelers, a free trip to an exotic city is a mouthwatering prospect. Stopovers -- connections between flights of more than 24 hours -- provide a sneaky way to do just that, giving travelers two holidays for the price of one.
Still an acceptable form of travel in Iceland, hitching has its perks: It's cheap and it makes meeting locals easy (and necessary).
Top military experts and government institutions like the U.S. Department of Defense and National Intelligence Council warn that climate destabilization threatens our national security, yet global emissions just keep going up.