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9 of the best things to do in Iceland

1: Take a dip in a thermal pool<p>Icelandic folk have been bathing outdoors in thermal pools since Viking times. It would be remiss of you not to join …

European Travel

Rams review – sly Scandi sheep saga

Two curmudgeonly sheep farmers are faced with the destruction of their flock in rural Iceland in a perfectly pitched film hovering between absurdity and tragedy<p>Director Grímur Hákonarson’s droll and tragic tale of Icelandic sheep farmers encapsulates all the best things about Nordic film-making: …

The 7 Biggest Mistakes Travelers Make in Iceland

All photos by author<p>Venture off the tourist track in Iceland<p>Iceland may be a popular destination, but most travelers are missing out<p>Once inhabiting …

European Travel

What Not to Do in Iceland

Don’t call the horses "ponies." Skip the Golden Circle tours. And—gasp—maybe take a rain check on the Blue Lagoon.<p>My first visit to Iceland was a decade ago, for a wedding. The bride wore a vintage, cotton candy pink gown. The reception went all night, the sun never set—it was enchanting. I’ve been …

Look at these pictures taken inside Iceland’s beautiful ice caves and clear your fuzzy head

If you’re feeling a little groggy today, these pictures might help clear the cobwebs away.<p>Helen Bjornsdottir , who lives in Reykjavik, Iceland, …

32 New Books To Add To Your Shelf In 2016

New year, new TBR pile.<p>Whether you’ve promised yourself that 2016 will be the year you’ll read more books, the year you’ll read books more thoughtfully or the year you’ll read fewer curmudgeonly comments sections, we have a few new releases worth considering.<p>We’re looking forward to bold familial …

Where to Stay in Iceland - The most Unique Places to Stay in Iceland

Are you <b>traveling to Iceland</b> and don’t know <b>where to stay in Iceland</b>?<p><b>Here you have the coolest place to stay in Iceland.</b><p><b>Iceland is the country of</b> …

Terror and Piety in Iceland

Reykjavík’s Hallgrímskirkja is officially the sixth-tallest structure in Iceland, but the way it towers over everything else in the Icelandic …

Diver swims between Europe and North America (sort of)

<b>Have you ever seen a diver swim between Europe and North America?</b><p>Well someone did – and they filmed the whole thing.<p>Sort of, anyway.<p>The Silfra …

Top 5 Tips for Visiting the Blue Lagoon - A Weekend in Iceland (Part 1)

For anyone traveling to Iceland, it is likely that you will consider visiting the Blue Lagoon. After all, it is the single most popular tourist …

Iceland Capades

<i>“We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.” — Anais Nin</i><p><i>This post comes from our friend and talented</i> …

7 Awe-Inspiring Things To Do In Iceland

There are so many incredible reasons to visit Iceland, and so many things to do in Iceland, that I am getting really excited and have already started …

Top Ten Reasons to Join My Iceland Photo Workshop

Dreaming of a 2016 Iceland photo adventure? Well my friend, you've come to the right place. Sure, there are lots of Iceland photo workshops, but here …

7 preparation tips for the Laugavegur trail

The Laugavegur trail in Iceland is an incredible adventure and well worth the time and effort to plan out. The trail carves its way through[Read …

How to Travel to Iceland on a Budget

I’ve just returned from a last-minute jaunt around Iceland and as it turns out, the land of ice and fire is just as majestic as you’d imagine. From …

3 Reasons Why You Should NOT Go On Iceland's Most Popular Day Trip - A Weekend in Iceland (Part 2)

The Golden Circle tour is one of the most popular bus trips for travelers visiting Reykjavik. The Golden Circle tour allows you to visit 3 tourist …

Sofia Sanchez de Betak's Tour of Iceland

Traveler's contributing editor shares her dream trip—an epic summer adventure across one of the most photogenic countries on the planet.<p>I've always dreamt of going to Iceland. My mother has been going there for the past 20 years, with her husband. A fly-fishing fanatic, he and his friends have met …