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Aviation

New airline to charge for toilet paper, ditch life jackets and host COVID-friendly flights

by Ali Coulton

This airline is so low-cost that it is leading people to believe it is a parody of Iceland’s now-defunct WOW Air, particularly because of the strange character holding the reins.

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Iceland’s wacky tourism campaign encourages you to ‘Let It Out!’ (with the chance for your scream to be heard in Iceland)

With 2020 turning out to be a pretty f**ked year, Iceland’s tourism board has decided that, in light of this, people might want to let off a little steam.

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Destinations

Iceland to ease international tourist restrictions by 15 June

International tourists could be given the option of being tested for COVID-19 upon arrival to Iceland or a two-week quarantine.

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Tourism

“F**king idiots!”: Bystander ridicules tourists toppled by waves in Iceland

Do you and your colleagues often share videos of tourists doing dumb things amongst one another? Well, get ready to hit ‘forward’ on this absolute pearler.

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Cruise

Quark’s World Explorer gears up for Antarctic Peninsula voyage

Quark Expeditions is inviting agents to “go beyond” on a virtual tour of World Explorer before the ship makes an incredible polar voyage to the Antarctic Peninsula in November.

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Destinations

Iceland wins back the right to use its own name

Moral of the story: if it’s yours, put your name on it. At least that’s what we say in the Travel Weekly office to avoid having our lunch stolen.

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Tourism

WATCH: Tourists scramble for safety as glacier collapses, creating big waves

Travel Weekly understands a number of top surfers including Kelly Slater, Steph Gilmore and Mick Fanning have reportedly booked flights to Iceland after seeing this.

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Tourism

Elderly tourist rescued after posing for photo on ice slab and drifting out to sea

This story is equal parts danger and hilarity, all thanks to a tourist photoshoot gone wrong.

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Destinations

Virtuoso reveals Australia’s fave destination

Our favourite destination is our bed, which we plan on spending the entire weekend in.

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Destinations

The World’s Ultimate Bucket List for 2018

by Laine Fullerton

Excuse us while we ask our boss if we can take a year of leave to tick everything off on this list. Never mind, he already said no.

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Tourism

Could overtourism spoil European summers forever?

by Laine Fullerton

Europe is about to get as jampacked as the self-checkout line at our local Woolworths. Although, there probably won’t be as many brown onions.

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Tourism

Lookout! Vogue is back with more travel insights

They said agents were ‘the new black’, and now Vogue has more pearls of travel wisdom. And some cute pearls to go with that outfit.

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