Seems the Tripadvisor „destination expert on Iceland“ does little else than help out for free. Is that not a tiny bit strange? PIC tripadvisor webshot

Seems the Tripadvisor „destination expert on Iceland“ does little else than help out for free with sometimes well over 20 articles daily. Is that not a tiny bit strange? PIC tripadvisor webshot

We will freely admit we do not often visit this behemoth of travel, Tripadvisor, since we believe there is something horribly wrong about following the herd while traveling. It is probably the absolute worst thing one can do.

But our curiosity has been stoked after reviewing the latest gossip about Iceland on the Tripadvisor Iceland forum. It seems, and correct us if we are wrong, there are but three „individuals“ writing 90 percent of all „advice“ on Iceland and trips within the country. Even worse, two of those seem to be foreigners.

In spite of efforts we could not find out any real information about those three individuals. All seem knowledgeable about everything and perhaps they really are. But perhaps they are nothing but a front.

Only one of those three, icelandicguide, has the „destination-expert“ ribbon from Tripadvisor and this guy, if it is a guy, has no qualms about recommending tours and tour companies for any season and occasion. This is a guy that has no problem writing detailed info about everything here about ten to twenty times each day of the year! Would not such a knowledgeable individual likely have a job within the tourist industry?

And what about Diane_Ph. Seems this little lady moved to Iceland last summer, instantly became a professional about the country and has written almost 800 guides and answers in six months. That´s roughly 40 replies and articles a day!

The third name frequently having opinions and great advice may be the most strange. Aussiegrannie from Adeleide in Australia is an expert on Iceland travel it seems. Perhaps she is but we have our doubts.

While basic advice from these may be fine and dandy recommendations about certain tour companies or agencies are highly suspect.

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