Hornstrandir

The purest part of Strandir is the ‘horn’ – the final peninsula that juts over the top of the West Fjords. It is a daunting place for its intense beauty and extreme nature. The mountains are pyramid-shaped, sharpened by constant ice and wind. The cliffs stand up like defiant walls against the sea, and the…

Látrabjarg

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…

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. 

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. 

The best adventure experiences in the world

From gorge jumping and sandboarding to wadi bashing and white-water rafting, these are the best experiences in the world for adrenaline junkies.