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Volcanic Eruption Near Reykjavik

Volcanic Eruption Near Reykjavik

The eruption occurred on "Beautiful Valley Mountain" (Fagradalsfjall) in the remote "Geldingsdale" (Geldingadalur), so named by Viking-era settlers who used...

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A Time For Optimism

A Time For Optimism

Brighter days are ahead, and we are optimistic about Iceland’s prospects once travel restrictions have been lifted.

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Vestrahorn Sunset Health and Safety While Traveling in Iceland

Health and Safety While Traveling in Iceland

At Iceland Encounter, guest health and safety is our highest priority. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have updated our health and safety protocols.

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Luxury Travel Insider Podcast Interview with Erling Aspelund

Podcast Interview with Erling Aspelund

Iceland Encounter co-owner Erling Aspelund is honored to have been one of the first guests on Luxury Travel Insider, a new podcast featuring interviews with luxury travel leaders world-wide.

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Kolvidur 2020 Iceland Encounter Goes Carbon Neutral

Iceland Encounter Goes Carbon Neutral

Iceland Encounter has signed a contract with the Icelandic Carbon Fund (ICF) to achieve carbon neutrality.

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Vakinn Skogafoss Iceland Encounter Receives Quality Certification

Iceland Encounter Receives Quality Certification

Iceland Encounter is proud to announce that it is now a certified member of the official quality assurance system for Icelandic tourism, known as VAKINN. To qualify, companies must adhere to rigo...

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