Arctic World Heritage Conference: Managing complexity – the way forward for World Heritage in the Arctic Region; Unesco

Source: Arctic World Heritage Conference: Managing complexity – the way forward for World Heritage in the Arctic Region

Diving in Þingvellir Could Jeopardise UNESCO Status; Jelena Ciric; Iceland Review

UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee has asked the Icelandic government to provide information on diving operations in Þingvellir National Park, mbl.is reports. The committee received a complaint about the snorkelling and scuba diving operations that take place in the park’s Silfra rift. Seven diving companies have access to Silfra, where some 76,000 divers and snorkellers take…

Source: Diving in Þingvellir Could Jeopardise UNESCO Status

55 Beautiful Examples of Sunset Photography; Stephanie Kay-Kok; The Photo Argus

Sunsets are reliably beautiful subjects and backgrounds for photography. Even when they’re not colorful and majestic, they still create a lovely change in lighting, which can make boring scenes look suddenly magical. But sunsets can also be frustrating, especially for beginners. When a sunset is particularly gorgeous, you can feel discouraged trying to capture its…

Source: 55 Beautiful Examples of Sunset Photography – The Photo Argus

Hiking around Ilulissat in Greenland: a complete guide; Peter; Atlas & Boots

Hiking around Ilulissat in Greenland is the quickest and easiest way to get up close and personal to the immense Ilulissat icefjord.

Source: Hiking around Ilulissat in Greenland: a complete guide | Atlas & Boots

Under the midnight sun: iceberg sightseeing in Ilulissat; Peter; Atlas & Boots

Iceberg sightseeing in Ilulissat is best done at night, not by moonlight, but beneath the Arctic’s infamous midnight sun.

Source: Under the midnight sun: iceberg sightseeing in Ilulissat | Atlas & Boots

55 photos that capture the beauty of the world from the air; Frank Olito; Business Insider

From dunes in the African desert to icebergs in Greenland, some parts of the world are even more beautiful from a birds-eye view.

Source: 55 photos that capture the beauty of the world from the air

Where You Can Hear the Fastest-Moving Glacier in the World; Stephanie Vermillion; Ozy

Visiting this remote town in Greenland is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to get up close and personal with some famous ice.

Source: Where You Can Hear the Fastest-Moving Glacier in the World

Travel: Discover Iceland’s ‘Land of Ice and Fire’ and majestic Greenland on a Fred. Olsen Cruise; Emma Joseph; Daily Echo

AT school Emma Joseph was not particularly good at certain subjects, ‘must do better’ said her reports, however, she did well in history and geography. From…

Source: Travel: Discover Iceland’s ‘Land of Ice and Fire’ and majestic Greenland on a Fred. Olsen Cruise

12 Most Forbidden Places On Earth You Cannot Visit; WOW TRAVEL

The world is so vast yet technology has made it possible to unearth cities and places that have been buried underground for centuries. Faster and more efficient travel has made it possible to reach places that were quite inaccessible in the past, yet despite all this advancement, there are some places that remain a mystery.…

Source: 12 Most Forbidden Places On Earth You Cannot Visit – WOW TRAVEL

The World’s Most Spectacular Dive Isn’t in an Ocean; Gear Patrol

Silfra is the only place in the world where you can dive between two tectonic plates. Here’s what you need to know and what to pack.

Source: The World’s Most Spectacular Dive Isn’t in an Ocean

UNESCO Embraces Vatnajökull: Iceland’s National Park Now A UNESCO World Heritage Site; A Rawlings; Reykjavik Grapevine

Source: UNESCO Embraces Vatnajökull: Iceland’s National Park Now A UNESCO World Heritage Site – The Reykjavik Grapevine

What Worries Iceland? A World Without Ice. It Is Preparing; Liz Alderman; NY Times

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The World’s Newest UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Pictures; Fontaine Cheng; Prestige Online

UNESCO’s 2019 World Heritage List includes 29 new sites featuring some of the world’s natural and cultural wonders. See the full list in pictures here.

Source: The World’s Newest UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Pictures

Vatnajökull National Park Included in the UNESCO World Heritage List; Iuliia Tore; Rus Tourism News

Source: Vatnajökull National Park Included in the UNESCO World Heritage List – Rus Tourism News

Iceland honours first glacier lost to climate change; Malay Mail/AFP

Source: Iceland honours first glacier lost to climate change | Malay Mail

Here are 6 remarkable new World Heritage Sites; Elaine Thelen; World Economic Forum

Here are some of the remarkable natural and cultural landmarks UNESCO has awarded special status to this year.

Source: Here are 6 remarkable new World Heritage Sites

Iceland’s Vatnajökull National Park Is Named a World Heritage Site!; Iceland Naturally

Iceland’s Vatnajökull National Park Is Named a World Heritage Site!

Source: Iceland Naturally | Iceland’s Vatnajökull National Park Is Named a World Heritage Site!

50 of the best views in the world; Darcy Schild; Business Insider

From ancient archaeological sites to natural canyons and cliffs, here are 50 of the most incredible views in the world.

Source: 50 of the best views in the world

Vatnajökull National Park Is Now UNESCO World Heritage Site; Andie Fontaine; Reykjavik Grapevine

Your favourite national park is now a recognised World Heritage site, UNESCO has announced, giving Vatnajökull an even higher standing.

Source: Vatnajökull National Park Is Now UNESCO World Heritage Site – The Reykjavik Grapevine

Iceland’s Golden Circle: A Detailed Guide, Itinerary and Map for Your Trip!; Laurence Norah; Finding The Universe

A detailed guide to exploring Iceland’s Golden Circle. Covers the highlights, tips for side trips, a suggested itinerary + tour & accommodation options…

Source: Iceland’s Golden Circle: A Detailed Guide, Itinerary and Map for Your Trip!