Black-legged kittiwakes are among the thousands of birds on the Látrabjarg bird cliffs © BMJ, Shutterstock It is impossible to exaggerate the sheer size of these cliffs – or the mind-boggling number of the summer avian population. The great cliffs of Látrabjarg are one of the great natural wonders of Iceland. The vertical wall of layered…

Reykjanes Peninsula

The rugged, rocky coast near the Reykjanes peninsula © TTstudio, Shutterstock Whether you’re on a quick stopover, exploring Iceland in depth, or if you’ve got a spare day at the end of your trip, Reykjanes is a surface worth scratching beneath. Reykjanes may be one of the most interesting, yet overlooked, regions in Iceland. There’s…


Reykjavík is Iceland’s picturesque capital city © Ragnar Th. Sigurdsson, Visit Reykjavík Explore the museums, coffeehouses and music venues of Iceland’s quirky capital. A stunning backdrop pronounces Iceland’s picturesque capital: on one side of town stand rows of prim coloured rooftops outlined by a silvery, duck- and swan-filled lake. On the other, city streets slope down…

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World’s best hot springs

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A Land of Ice and Fire

Celebrate the final season of Game of Thrones hitting our screens by taking a look at some of the locations that have starred in the show.

Interview with Discover the World’s Clive Stacey

We speak to co-founder and MD of Discover the World, a company that has been pioneering holidays to Iceland for almost 35 years

Five reasons to visit Iceland

With its combination of raw nature, ancient culture and overwhelming beauty, Iceland leaves an indelible imprint on those who visit.

The best places to see the northern lights

From Alaska to Finland, these are best places to marvel at the northern lights. 

Where to go in July

As summer kicks off so do the festivals. From Faroese Pride to the Pamplona bulls, there’s plenty to see and do in July.