What are the travel dreams of Iron Maiden?

Last month I flew with Bruce Dickinson of Iron Maiden, who’s flying for Iceland Express this summer (amidst a busy Maiden tour — the guy’s got energy). Much more happened than can be packed into a three-minute video — him joking with the Icelandic crew, paying off his co-pilot $1 for a nice comment, whisking me past security, watching TSA agents asking when … Read on

Fly to Live: Aboard Iron Maiden’s Ed Force One

Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson has been flying jets for 10 years. Last week, I joined him on the Iron Maiden plane — the infamous ‘Ed Force One’ — on a flight for Iceland Express from Newark to Reykjavik. (The budget airline is expanding its North American routes, with Iceland-bound flights from Boston, Chicago, Newark and Winnipeg). Bruce is a great guy, offering me … Read on

Photo: Iceland Horses

Last Thursday began with Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson walking me around the Reykjavik airport tarmac to see ‘Ed Force One’ (the Iron Maiden plane) from all angles. I then flew to Akureyri — after an hour walk-around central Reykjavik — took a car past fjords, snow-capped peaks, fishing streams, water falls to Husavik, to see its penis museum (more later), a whale-watching cruise … Read on