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Getting From Philly to Iceland Is About to Get Even Easier

It’s been just under a year since Icelandair’s inaugural Philadelphia to Reykjavik flight — you know, the nonstop one that stopped in Boston — and […]

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Let’s Watch a Bunch of Múm Videos

Every time I try to write about Múm, I feel like I’m making a pharmaceutical commercial from the future. This Icelandic band’s music contains soft […]

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Can Iceland Really Be All That Great?

I’ve developed a reputation over the past 15 years at Philly Mag. Nicer folks call me … opinionated. Others use words I won’t repeat in […]

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Meet Mayor Kenney’s Secret Girlfriend

Mayor Jim Kenney is doing all right for himself. Not only did he get to take a free trip to Iceland last week as part […]

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First Nonstop Flight to Iceland From PHL … Stops in Boston

It was supposed to be a blissfully uninterrupted five-and-a-half hour trip to jagged peaks, blue lagoons, cascading waterfalls and the Northern Lights. But Icelandair’s inaugural flight from […]

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Reykjavik’s Ridiculously Good-Looking Mayor Kicks Off Icelandair’s Flights From PHL

Today is the first day you can fly nonstop between Philly and Iceland via Icelandair. And just in case you need any other reason to […]


You Can Soon Book Non-Stop Flights to Iceland from Philadelphia

Reykjavik, Iceland’s capital is one of the top five most Googled cities in 2016, and soon the increasingly popular travel destination will be just one […]

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Iceland Volcano Could Threaten Penn State Football Opener

Scientists are reporting thousands of small earthquakes in the area around Iceland’s Bárðarbunga volcano, leading to fears of a possible eruption. Those who travel to […]