Top 7 things to see on Iceland’s Laugavegur Trail

Laugavegur is one hell of a hiking trail. Stretching from the Landmannalaugar geothermal springs to the dramatic Þórsmörk valley, it takes you through some…

A summer holiday in Iceland: welcome to the Highlands

From trekking in Landmannalaugar to exploring the Thorsmork Valley.

Glaciers, ice caves and an infamous volcano: a winter adventure in south Iceland

Wild, remote and savage – Iceland truly is the land of the unexpected.

Seeking isolation in Iceland

“Now is the time to see Iceland in a new light – without the tourists.”

Hiking to Fagradalsfjall, Iceland’s erupting volcano

Amarok Adventures share their experience of hiking to the Gates of Hell.

Discovering unparalleled natural beauty: an Icelandic winter saga

A quest to photograph Iceland’s ever-changing natural landscape.

A force of nature: exploring Reykjavík’s natural attractions

The Icelandic capital is unique when compared with most European cities in that it’s completely surrounded by real wilderness.

Blown away: Iceland’s natural wonders

A trip to Iceland is not complete until you see the unrivalled power of nature.

Food and drink in Iceland

Food Icelandic cuisine relies on anything that could be harvested from the barren landscape. It is simple in that its ingredients are what can…


Iceland’s Vatnajökull is the largest glacier in Europe and the third largest in the world (after the ice caps in Antarctica and Greenland). The…


Akureyri may be the most civilised place in Iceland, insisting on normality despite its Arctic reputation. Nowhere else are gardens planted with such gusto:…

Grímsey Island

The tiny isle of Grímsey is an utterly pure and separate world from the rest of Iceland, 40km (24.5 miles) off the northern coast.…


The volcanic wonderland of Mývatn is a bright oasis at the edge of Iceland’s desert highlands. Black lava fields give way to young mountains,…

Thórsmörk and Landmannalaugar

Thórsmörk ‘Thór’s woods’ is renowned for its stunning nature, a transcendent, hidden valley beneath a romantic breadth of volcanic mountains. Hundreds of glacial streams…

Health and safety in Iceland

Health in Iceland Happily, you do not need any immunisations to travel in Iceland (although it is advisable to be up to date with…