The purest part of Strandir is the ‘horn’ – the final peninsula that juts over the top of the West Fjords. It is a…


The great cliffs of Látrabjarg are one of the great natural wonders of Iceland. The vertical wall of layered basalt drops straight down into…

Reykjanes Peninsula

Reykjanes may be one of the most interesting, yet overlooked, regions in Iceland. There’s a lot more to the place than the international airport…


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…

Snæfellsnes and Snæfellsjökull National Park

Snæ-fells-nes merely means ‘snow mountain peninsula’, which it clearly is. Covered in a permanent shield of lumpy ice, Mt Snæfellsjökull (1,446m) is the tallest…

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…

Travel and visas in Iceland

Visas All travellers must have a valid passport that expires three months after the intended date of departure with at least two blank pages…

When to visit Iceland

Climate Iceland does not have the hellish climate that it’s actually supposed to have. The country’s name and Arctic latitude implies Siberia, Alaska and…


Travelling to Iceland is much less about sightseeing than it is feeling things you’ve never felt before – what it’s like to be the…

World’s best hot springs

A soothing spa among dramatic landscapes, what could be better?

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.

The best adventure experiences in the world

Your bucket list is about to get a whole lot longer.