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Travel tips: chill out in a hip hotel in Iceland, or stay at home and enjoy the great outdoors

Take me there: Hotel Ion, Iceland<p>Reykjavík has no shortage of hip hotels, but beyond the city stylish accommodation is thin on the ground. So the recent opening of the Hotel Ion (ioniceland.is) is great news. It has contemporary rooms and a northern lights bar with floor-to-ceiling windows, but the …

Reykjavik, my city: Sigtryggur Baldursson's guide to the Icelandic capital - video

Sigtryggur Baldursson, Joseph Matthews, Olof Arnalds, Snorrie Helgason, Caterina Monzani, Michael Tait

The Reykjavik Travel Guide and All About Iceland

Iceland's capital Reykjavik is a beautiful city for all sorts of travelers. It is always a great feeling looking forward to your next vacation, …

A visual tour through the landscapes of Iceland

In the fall of 2012, after hearing countless stories of friends traveling to Iceland, I decided I had to visit the island. Nine days later, I was …

European Travel

On holiday with the most important man in Iceland: readers travel writing competition 2012

Harry Strawson won a four-day trip to Iceland in the short break category of the 2012 competition – and the northern lights and killer whales alike did their bit to make the trip a memorable one<br>Enter our 2013 competition: fantastic trips to be won to Everest basecamp, Machu Picchu, Namibia, the …

Incredible Iceland Photos of Mind Blowing Beauty| The Planet D

<b>Over the years we've witnessed countless beautiful Iceland photos.</b><p>Iceland is one of those places that when you look out over the landscape your mouth …

European Travel

Why You Should Visit Iceland In Summer

A week ago I wrote a post about why you should visit Iceland in the winter. Winter is when we visited, and although the icy road conditions prevented …

Roads

Travel Moment Iceland : Blue Lagoon

This is apparently Icelands “must do” attraction. However it is a bit expensive, so we were content with just taking photos and not actually …

Tiny Iceland Cottages

On my way back from Copenhagen, I stayed for a few days in cold and dark Iceland. This fascinating and stark island in the North Atlantic is fast …

Hot Springs

Three Reasons Why You Should Visit Iceland

Known for Bjork, fish, ice and ash clouds, Iceland is a truly unique location. This Nordic island is often compared to the moon, thanks to its …

5 Reasons to Visit Iceland and the Faroe Islands

It’s no wonder that so many films and television shows, including the <i>The Secret Life of Walter Mitty</i>, <i>Game of Thrones</i>, and <i>Prometheus</i>, among others, …

European Travel

The ultimate guide to Galicia

Galicia gives travellers an alternative Spanish experience. With its strong Celtic connections, wild beaches and arguably the best seafood in Europe, this unique region in Spain’s northwest remains largely unexplored by the tourists flocking to Barcelona or the Costa del Sol.<p>While Santiago de …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Medieval Paris: A Walking Tour of the Marais

By Eric Jager, author of <i>Blood Royal: A True Tale of Crime and Detection in Medieval Paris</i><p>In Paris, you can walk in history’s footsteps: A street …

France

15 Undiscovered European Destinations

When it comes to the very best European destinations, bigger does not always mean better. While travelers typically gravitate toward larger cities …

European Travel