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Doing the Thermal Pool Shuffle

ICELAND | Fri, 20 Feb 2015 | By the_life_of_lady_laura | Views [336]

I think I may have had an idealistic view of what Iceland would be like. Sure I know it is called the land of 'ice and fire' for a reason, but I'd been diligently checking the weather forecasts for the week or so before we left and the forecast was miserable ... Read more >

Tags: geothermal, geyser, hot pots, iceland, northern lights, northern lights, reykjavik, snow

Blue Lagoon: the Geothermal Tourist Trap

ICELAND | Fri, 18 Apr 2014 | By kurenai | Views [2620]

Blue Lagoon is justly famous in Iceland. It is also probably the most touristy place you will visit on your journey. Not to say it is a bad thing but just be ready for waves of people coming in on large tour buses going either to or from the airport.... Read more >

Tags: blue lagoon, geothermal, hot springs, iceland, keflavik airport, reykjavik

Rotorua: What Geokids' Dreams Are Made Of

NEW ZEALAND | Fri, 31 Jan 2014 | By elizabethkfmurphy | Views [1184]

Rotorua was my favourite place in the North Island. I can say that easily and with a big ol' grin on my face! Rotorua is a big hub for a lot of activities we did (Hobbiton & Waitomo), but is also very cool on it's own. It is located on a volcanic ... Read more >

Tags: crash palace, geokid, geothermal, rotorua, sulphur

Beyond the Blue Lagoon - Hot Tubs & Coffee Scrubs in Iceland

ICELAND | Fri, 8 Nov 2013 | By connectlocally | Views [5002] | Video

Iceland is famous for its geothermal spas and open-air ‘hot pots’ that offer a luxurious retreat from the icy temperatures outside. So when an opportunity to meet with a local Reykjavik swim club popped up I jumped at the chance. I thought ... Read more >

Tags: blue lagoon, cold, crazy, geothermal, hot pots, iceland, just go, ocean, swimming, travel

5 Ways to Experience Geothermal Power in Iceland

ICELAND | Tue, 7 Feb 2012 | By travel-tips | Views [7554] | Comments [1]

Iceland and Greenland have long been at the center of a controversy regarding the origin of their names.  It hardly seems fair that Iceland, with its lush green fields, was branded with such a chill-inducing moniker, and Greenland’s massive glaciers ... Read more >

Tags: geothermal, greenland, iceland, travel

 

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