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Summer Vacation Ideas: Iceland

This is a Hipmunk post from Jodi Ettenberg of Legal Nomads. As destinations go, Iceland is gorgeous. Otherworldly landscapes, easy navigation to see many main sites and a fascinating history full of stories. Here are some photos from Reykjavik and the golden circle to whet your appetite. Cars can be rented from the airport and are…

Now you know what Kópavogur, Iceland looks like in winter (thanks to a redditor). It literally means “seal pup bay” (adorable!) and is the second biggest city in the country with - I kid you not - “one of Iceland‘s finest collections of molluscs and crustaceans.” Why haven’t you booked your flight?

Another Volcanic Eruption Belches Smoke over Iceland

  This is a Hipmunk guest post from Jodi Ettenberg.  After last April’s eruption of Iceland’s Eyjafjalajökull volcano, millions of travelers were stranded from canceled flights due to the ash floating across Europe’s airspace. This week, another (slightly easier to pronounce) volcano in Iceland has erupted. After 7 years of relative inactivity, Grímsvötn burst back to the stage, shooting a huge plume…

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