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The Fjaðrárgljúfur Canyon was featured as the backdrop for Jon Snow's first dragon flight on "Game of Thrones."

A canyon in Iceland featured on ‘Game of Thrones’ has banned tourists because it could be destroyed by too many visitors

The Environment Agency of Iceland estimates that more than one million tourists have visited the Fjaðrárgljúfur Canyon since 2015.
People ran.

Tourists in Iceland scrambled to escape after a glacier cracked and caused an enormous wave

On Sunday, a glacier collapsed in Iceland. Those who were on a tour of the region with Háfjall were sent scrambling, as the collapse caused a wave.

Wow Air just went bust in yet another blow to the struggling budget airline industry

The 7-year-old Icelandic carrier, known for its bright purple planes and rock-bottom ticket prices, had been struggling with debt.
The wealthy are traveling everywhere from France and Turkey to India and Japan in 2019.

These are the 15 hottest destinations billionaires are traveling to in 2019

The ultra-rich are investing in travel as a way to signify status — and they're heading everywhere from France and Turkey to India and Japan to do it.
Judith Streng, left, was swept out to sea while posing on a beached iceberg in Iceland this week. On the right is a picture of Diamond Beach, where the incident happened.

A grandmother had to be rescued when the iceberg she was posing for a picture on was swept out to sea

Judith Streng of Texas was posing for a picture on a beached iceberg in Iceland this week when a wave hit and swept her out to sea.
See the Northern Lights without spending a fortune.

Icelandic police say tourists keep crashing because they’re distracted by the Northern Lights

The roads in Iceland can be icy, windy and narrow, and some people are paying more attention to the sky than where they’re driving, police say.
Paris was the second top trending search for the "Trip to..." category.

The top 10 trips Americans wanted to take in 2018, according to Google

Google recently released its "Year in Search" for 2018, which highlights people, topics, events, and places that made up the year's top searches.
The advert, showing a machine going for an orangutan.

Iceland pulls ad showing palm oil harvesters terrorizing orangutans for being too political

The Christmas advert shows an escaped baby orangutan telling a girl humans are destroying her forest to make shampoo, and have stolen her mother.
Mieido Shrine, Kyoto, Japan, photographed in April 2016. Japan is the 10th safest country in the world.

These are the 20 safest and most crime-free countries

These countries have the lowest rates of homicide, terrorism, and organized crime as well as a reliable police force, according to a new report.
The discount chain was a welcome sight in an expensive city like Reykjavik.

I visited Bónus, the Icelandic chain of discount stores with a cult following among tourists — here’s what I saw

Bónus is an Iceland-based chain of discount stores. I visited two stores in Reykjavik to get a sense of why the stores have built up a cult following among tourists.