Iceland

Time to buy winter tyres? Everything you need to know about costs, the rules and what your winter tyre options are

In Austria, driving without winter tyres from November to mid-April can mean a €5,000 fine (£4,411) as well as your car being impounded.<p>In Germany, …

Auto Racing

[Opinion] Iceland - further away from EU membership than ever

With fewer pro-EU MPs in the Iceland parliament than ever before, any plans to resume 'candidate' membership of the bloc are likely to remain on ice, …

European News

Review: New Icelandair Saga Lounge Keflavik Airport

Last month I flew Icelandair roundtrip from the US to Stockholm for an appearance on Sweden’s biggest daytime talk show. Besides the fact that I went …

Airlines

A Kiruna Winter Itinerary - Five days in Swedish Lapland

In the far north of Sweden above the Arctic Circle is a small town named Kiruna. During the winters, Kiruna is a white wonderland. Winter comes early …

Europe

Cheap Flights! $99 One-Way To Iceland, $149 To Europe

Cheap flights to Europe have been rapid fire over the past few years. On top of that, we’ve seen a whole bunch of cheap flights to Iceland. If you …

Air Travel

Waterfall in Iceland

Jim & Andy<p>If you have Netflix, I’ll recommend the new Jim Carrey documentary called Jim & Andy. I thought it was really great… I’m a big Carrey fan, …

Photography

5 Things To Know Before Visiting Iceland In Winter

If you are considering visiting Iceland in winter, get ready for the experience of a lifetime! Winter is one of the best times to go to Iceland …

Rocky Mountains

I Went To "Game Of Thrones" Locations In Iceland And It Was Incredible

It was just as beautiful – and cold – as you think.<p><i>Accomodation and airfares were provided by HBO and Promote Iceland. BuzzFeed writers do not guarantee coverage.</i><p>Game of Thrones <i>Season 7 is released on Blu-ray and DVD on 11 December from HBO Home Entertainment.</i>

Game of Thrones

James May of 'The Grand Tour' on the One Road Trip Everyone Should Take

And what it really takes to be a good driving buddy.<p>Super fans know him as "Captain Slow" for his cautious driving. But compared to the rest of us, Brit James May is <i>far</i> from slow, speeding around the world's most extreme locales in the craziest cars and contraptions in the motoring show <i>The Grand</i> …

George Carlin

7 extraordinary retreats where you can watch the Northern Lights

Winter is here, which means Northern Lights season is upon us.<p>This spectacular natural phenomenon is dependent on solar activity, meaning predicting …

Hotels

See the Northern Lights While Floating In a Frozen Lake

Finland: it's up there pretty high on the list of trendy destinations right now.<p>And the Northern Lights: classic.<p>Scoping out the Northern Lights …

Travel

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Iceland is selling 220 pieces of Christmas party food and a FREE bottle of wine for £15

Getting the Christmas party food sorted can be a struggle.<p>Every year, we're tasked with buying all sorts of sweet and savoury treats over the festive …

Christmas

Viking beaches, lava caves—Joe Manganiello shares the most-extreme moments from his Iceland adventure

You might know Joe Manganiello best for his dance moves in the <i>Magic Mike</i> films or as the husband of fellow actor Sofia Vergara. But the 40-year-old …

Lifestyle

Investment pays off for WCup-bound Iceland

SUNRISE is still two hours away when 700 boys arrive for a Sunday morning soccer tournament in Reykjavik, the world’s northern-most capital in …

News (China)

Top 10 things to see and do in Northern Norway: Vesteralen and Lofoten

1Observe sperm whales in the wild in Andenes<p>Characterstic whale flukes of a sperm whale (c) Lucy Woods<p>If you have watched the mesmerising Blue Planet …

Europe

The Stunning 'Game of Thrones' Locations of Iceland

Culture

Party inside a glacier and lava tunnel at Secret Solstice Festival

Secret Solstice festival is welcoming back signature events Into The glacier and The Lava Tunnel following the success this year.<p>Ticket holders for …

Music

Iceland Has Almost Completely Eliminated Down Syndrome, And Here’s How People Reacted

In countries like the US and UK, people with Down syndrome are gaining more visibility year by year. In Iceland, however, they’ve almost completely …

Autism

What adventure waits for you in the Landscape of Iceland? | Voyager

<b>What adventure waits for you in the Landscape of Iceland?</b><p>Are you searching for a break? Or are you desperate for a change of scenery? Then let go of …

The Tiny Scandinavian Islands with the Big Michelin Star

Photo by Tobias HÑgg<p>In the far-off Faroe Islands, where sheep outnumber people and intense weather has shaped the local diet for centuries, an …

Travel

Experts scramble to monitor long-dormant Iceland volcano

ORAEFI, Iceland – At the summit of one of Iceland's most dangerous volcanoes, a 72-foot (22-meter) depression in the snow is the only visible sign of an alarming development.<p>The Oraefajokull (err-IVER'-yer-kuhl) volcano, dormant since its last eruption in 1727-1728, has seen a recent increase in …

World News

Dangerous Iceland volcano Oraefajokull may be about to erupt for first time since 1728

The Oraefajokull volcano last spewed out ash and lava in 1728, but is showing renewed signs of activity.<p>A hole in the snow on the top of the mountain …

UK News

Here is why traveling to Iceland is the best way to reconnect with yourself and nature

Driven by the strong need for adventure, Kathryn and Matthew set out on an 11-day journey around Iceland in May 2017. Starting in the southwest …

Travel

Icelandic PM Requests Further Information on U.S. Navy Hangars

Icelandic Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir has asked for further information on the U.S. government’s plans for expanding their navy hangars in …

U.S. Navy

Experts scramble as long-dormant volcano shows increased activity

"Oraefajokull is one of the most dangerous volcanos in Iceland. It's a volcano for which we need to be very careful," official says

Lovely Lofoten: A photographer’s dream destination (Part 1)

In September, my husband (Steve Eilenberg, also an author here at Photo Focus) and I finally realized a long-time dream: seeing and shooting the …

Northern Lights

See Why Backcountry Ice Skating Is the Ultimate Winter Adventure

Travel

Where to Experience Some of the Darkest Days on the Planet

mariusz kluzniak/Flickr<p>In Tromsø, Norway, there is so much more to do than chase the northern lights.<p>For two months of every year, the people of …

Travel

Iceland offers NHS and emergency services staff 10% discount in Christmas run up

Iceland is offering NHS and emergency services staff a 10 per cent discount in the run up to Christmas.<p>The supermarket is offering the deal as a …