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7 Dishes You Have to Eat in Iceland

Everyone knows about Iceland's dramatic natural beauty—from the cascading waterfalls thundering down the jagged mountain cliffs to the vibrant, colorful dancing auroras illuminating the Arctic sky, to the icy fragmented glaciers flanked by black sand beaches and rugged lava rocks. But most people …

European Travel

Iceland proves why it’s a Game of Thrones setting in these incredible images

Iceland undoubtedly boasts some of the world’s most enchanting landscapes. With its ice-capped volcanoes, boiling geysers and mammoth glaciers, it’s no wonder the makers of Game of Thrones opted to use the diverse countryside as a setting for Winterfell, the Vale, and of course; North of the …

You can now take a horseback tour of the annual Icelandic highland sheep round-up

If a written job description were to be written down for this task, it would probably read something like this: looking for someone to travel at the speed of sheep and holler the occasional “hooh!” and “hey!” towards the herd. Horse riding experience a must. Compensations include sipping whiskey …

The best places to watch wildlife in Iceland

When humans first arrived some 1100 years ago, Iceland seemed desolate: a layover for migrating birds, roamed only by the Arctic fox, the sole native land mammal. But expand the horizon through the wild hills, cliffs and glaciers to the ocean and offshore islands, and a visit to Iceland can tick …

How this giant sphere in Iceland is keeping track of where the Arctic Circle is

An eight-tonne sphere marking the Arctic Circle has been rolled into place on Iceland’s northernmost island, reports <i>Iceland Review</i>. Grimsey is the only part of Iceland that falls within the Arctic Circle, which moves slightly every year. The great stone sphere will be rolled around 12m annually to …

Reykjavik’s stunning new affordable hostel offers yoga and Northern Lights bike tours

It’s no secret that the last few years have seen Iceland’s popularity growing exponentially, solidifying the country as a booming tourist destination. And while it has so much to offer; rich cultural experiences, striking, unspoiled landscapes, the awe-inspiring Northern Lights, active volcanoes …

Reykjavík's oldest house dating from 1772 to be turned into a museum

The oldest house in central Reykjavík has been bought by the city, and will be turned into a museum covering Reykjavík’s history, according to Iceland Review. The plan for the development of the 250-year-old building includes an underground passage that could connect it with the nearby Settlement …

Haf Studio completes 1960s-styled restaurant in Reykjavík

Geometric-patterned and monochrome tiles, rounded mirrors and brown leather seats feature this 1960s-inspired restaurant in Reykjavík, Iceland, which …

Quick, You Can See Iceland and London for $335 Roundtrip

There are loads of reasons to go to Iceland, from sleeping in a bubble and watching the Northern Lights to eating rotten shark meat. If Reykjavik …

Iceland's epic Ring Road is more popular than ever

If you’re planning to travel on Iceland’s Ring Road, recent data has shown that the 1332km-long national road has become a much busier route than it was previously. Traffic on the road has never measured heavier than it did this past July, according to the Icelandic Road and Coastal …

Driving Along the Road Nr. 1 in Iceland

Belgian photographer Cédric Paquet traveled in Iceland and drove on the road number 1, the main Icelandic road, that passes by main villages and …

Iceland

Inspiring Pictures of a Journey in Iceland

Italian photographer Giulia De Marchi recently traveled in Iceland, land that inspired lots of photographers and travel lovers. She chose to …

6 Things You Might Not Know About the Blue Lagoon, Iceland's Not-So-Natural Wonder

Many of us have the Blue Lagoon on our bucket list for its icy-blue steaming waters, but there's so much more the Iceland hot spot has to offer. Guests are promised a memorable and unique experience complete with food and drinks, spa services, and cool facilities. There's more to it than a hot …

Seeing the Northern Lights at 35,000 Feet Is the Best Reason to Fly to Iceland

Iceland’s board of tourism is doing something right because the country has become a vacation hotspot in recent years. Apparently, even the flight up …

DSLR Cameras

Buy Better Furniture — Here’s How

Quality furniture is an investment with greater longevity than most other things in your life. Through many moves, leases will eventually turn into …

Furniture

Reykjavík, Iceland - Dwell

The view from Studio Bility designer Gudrún Lilja Gunnlaugsdóttir’s home just outside Reykjavík would be bucolic were it not for the threat of severe weather. In the former auto repair garage that she and graphic designer husband Jon Ásgeir Hreinsson are renovating, expansive windows look out on a …

Travel

A new guide provides practical advice for people travelling to Iceland to see the Aurora Borealis

A new guide has been launched to provide practical advice for people travelling across the world to Iceland to witness the magical beauty of the Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights.<p>The aurora is the awe-inspiring phenomenon of iridescent bands of green, red, yellow, pink, purple and white lights …