Iceland

Iceland is one of the healthiest countries in the world — and the secret lies in its cuisine

Iceland is known for traditional foods like fermented shark, sour ram’s testicles and cod tongues. But the Nordic country’s cuisine should be …

Nutrition

4 thermal baths that will convince you to book a flight to Budapest ASAP

The end of summer always initially feels like a bummer, but once you’ve gotten over your summer scaries, it’s basically nothing but blue skies, …

Lifestyle

Arctic Circle Marker

A giant concrete orb in far north Iceland marks the ever-shifting boundary.<p>Marking the geographic boundary of the Arctic Circle isn’t an easy job. …

Arctic Circle

Steffi Jones under pressure after Iceland embarrass Germany's women

Until recently, Germany's women's football team were all but untouchable. Then came a shock Euro 2017 exit and the embarrassing home defeat to …

World News

Air Berlin plane grounded in Iceland over unpaid charges

FRANKFURT/BERLIN (Reuters) - An Air Berlin (AB1.DE) airliner was grounded at Iceland’s Keflavik airport late on Thursday because the insolvent German carrier had not paid its airport charges, Keflavik operator Isavia said in a statement.<p>An Air Berlin Airbus A320-214 parks at the Keflavik airport …

Aviation

Why the Vikings Struggled in Iceland and Greenland—And Some Didn’t Make It

Can something that happened 1,000 years ago still affect people today? Of course it can. Just ask Iceland.<p>When Vikings came to Iceland over a …

Greenland

Immense icebergs in Greenland

Travel

Sigurdsson: Iceland can progress to Russia 2018 knockout stages

After Iceland made history by becoming the smallest nation to qualify for the FIFA World Cup, <b>FIFA.com</b> hears from Gylfi Sigurdsson about what it meant …

FIFA

Spectacular calving glacier in Greenland

Travel

Getting the gear: With cod making a comeback, N.L. looks to Iceland for best ways to catch it

What Detroit's international auto show is for cars, Iceland's Fisheries Exhibition is for harvesters<p>Labrador fisherman Alton Rumbolt is wide-eyed as …

Flight Deal: U.S. to Iceland from $234 Round-Trip

Flights to Reykjavik are now on sale—but you'd better act fast.<p>Calling all travelers: If visiting Reykjavik is on your bucket list, Icelandair is about to help make your dream trip a reality. The airline is currently offering non-stop, round-trip flights as low as $234 into Reykjavik (KEF) from …

Travel

Fly to Iceland for Prime Northern Lights Season Starting at $234 Round-trip

Icelandair’s most recent flight deal continues, with prices now as low as $234 round-trip for trips concluding in Reykjavík. And you can take …

Travel

Flights to Europe Are Now on Sale for Under $300 Round-trip

<i>This article originally appeared in Travel + Leisure.</i><p>According to Thrifty Traveler, the sale is available on flights from now until early June 2018, …

Air Travel

4 winter snow breaks that are on my bucket list

Until fairly recently, I had always dismissed a proper winter break due to my huge aversion to skiing. I have never tried skiing, but the thought of …

Christmas

Grazia Escapes: East Iceland

Think of visiting Iceland and it is likely you will plan a trip to the bustling capital city, Reykjavik. But I’ll let you in on a little secret; the …

Travel

Watch: Riding Iceland with Jeff Kendall-Weed

Seven years ago, Jeff fielded a phone call while working at Ibis Cycles, in sunny Santa Cruz, CA, USA. It was a fellow named Runar, from Iceland, who …

Mountain Biking

10 Icelandic habits we should all adopt

1. Letting babies sleep outside in freezing temperatures.<p>For generations, Icelandic babies have napped outside in freezing temperatures. Today, it’s …

Adopt

The 10 best Northern Lights cruises

Our fascination with nature’s grand illuminations never wavers. An Arctic Circle cruise not only brings the Northern Lights within reach, but also offers a holiday that’s enjoyable in so many other ways, not least through participation in some truly out-of-the-ordinary excursions and …

Europe

Iceland challenges visitors in hilarious tourist video

What do you know about Iceland?<p>It’s a filming location for “Game of Thrones,” it’s the home of Björk, it’s a great spot to spy the Northern Lights …

Lifestyle

Iceland's pigs in blankets have just been crowned the best for Christmas

Christmas dinner wouldn't the same without them<p>A traditional Christmas dinner just wouldn't be the same without the addition of pigs in blankets. And this own-brand variety has just beaten 13 other products to the very important title of the best-tasting sausages wrapped in bacon.<p>Iceland's Luxury …

Christmas

Over The Black Glacier: Trekking Iceland’s Sólheimajökull

We’ve travelled two hours from Reykjavík to Sólheimajökull, an outlet of Iceland’s fourth biggest glacier, Mýrdalsjökull, to take in the views before …

Backpacking

Lydia McLaughlin: Iceland Here We Come!

"I was excited to come to the dinner to invite the girls on the trip to Iceland!"<p>This week's episode we gear up for Iceland! We get offered a lot of …

Bravo TV

14 Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit Greenland

Greenland is icy, mysterious, and one of the most naturally beautiful places on the planet. The world's biggest non-continental island is so much more than glaciers (although the glaciers <i>are</i> spectacular)—think magnificent fjords, colorful villages, fields of sheep, and that ever-alluring midnight …

Adventure Travel

How to help preserve an untouched tourism spot on the rise

Doing one's part to take care of the culture & land<p>If you travel to the Faroe Islands, chances are you haven't landed there by mistake. Though the …

News (U.S.)

A power plant in Iceland is testing a technology that can capture carbon dioxide from the air and turn it into stone

A geothermal power plant in Iceland is capable of capturing 50 tonnes of carbon dioxide per year. The technology could become a powerful weapon …

Energy

If you want to travel to Iceland, check out Photographer Andrew Marr’s Iceland travel guide

Iceland is one of the most popular travel destinations in the world for landscape photographers and with great reason. The small Iceland nation …

Travel

10 incredible winter adventures for your trip to Arctic Europe

DINING ON A frozen sea in Sweden. Ploughing through feet of snow while cross-country skiing in Finland. Staying at the world’s northernmost ice hotel …

List-Worthy

Aurora Borealis Rising Over Treeline

While in Alaska in the winter, my husband and I witnessed the most spectacular Aurora borealis show I’ve ever seen. It changed and morphed, moving …

Northern Lights

Iceland trip brings the drama we’ve been waiting for to RHOC

Bravo/YouTube<p><i>When the ladies from the OC head to Iceland, things get crazy!</i><p>Lydia McLaughlin planned this year’s cast trip. Everyone headed to Iceland …

Entertainment

In Iceland, This Photographer Skipped Her Itinerary

<i>Weekend With is an ongoing Instagram series that features people we like, photographing places we’d like to be. Follow</i> <i>@thecut</i> <i>on Instagram to join in,</i> …

Fashion