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The most beautiful outdoor swimming pool you can find.

The Hottest Valley on the Island

7 Jul Well, maybe there are hotter places, but the for foreigners unpronounceable town of Hveragerði offers an unforgettable bath in the nearby hot river and more.

The entrance to the spa looks like an Icelandic turf house.

Slowing Down With Spa Ritual

5 Jul We all do know that traveling can sometimes be exhausting. If you want to slow down for only half a day, then this ritual can help.

Laugavegur’s Not Dead! A Tale Of Retail Resilience

16 Jan Reduced foreign tourism has forced the closure of numerous businesses on Laugavegur, Reykjavík’s iconic shopping street. But in some of the spaces vacated, imaginative social, creative and retail initiatives are flourishing.

From the Westman Islands Golf Course.

Iceland’s Most Beautiful Golf Courses

5 Nov Iceland may seem like an unlikely place to get in an amazing round of golf, but don’t be fooled!

Háifoss.

Secret Circle and Hidden Ties

21 Aug 2019 Life is full of surprises, unexpected connections and new ways of looking at things.

From the Geosea geothermal sea baths in Húsavík, Northeast Iceland.

Adventure in Northeast Iceland

15 Apr 2019 Húsavík, the” harbour of houses,” is a pretty coastal town in the remote North of Iceland, less than an hour away by flight.

The Snæfellsnes peninsula offers a wild, magical landscape of lava fields, golden beaches and of course the famous Snæfellsjökull glacier.

A magical weekend beneath the mysterious Snæfellsjökull glacier

20 Mar 2019 The Snæfellsnes Peninsula is renowned for beautiful nature and charming villages. There are many things to do and see there, and most of them can be covered in a day trip from Reykjavik, even in winter.

A turf church in Árbæjarsafn in Reykjavik.

Iceland's traditional turf houses

15 Jan 2019 Half of Iceland's population was still living in turf homes in 1910. Due to lack of trees in Iceland, building out of turf was a popular building material and thick turf walls were useful to ward off the cold.

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The Icelandic Economic Crisis of October 2008 remembered

5 Oct 2018 In October 2008 saw the collapse of three major banks in Iceland plunging the country into financial crisis. People lost a great part of their savings and the Icelandic state was almost bankrupt. The general public were outraged and protests took place outside banks and public buildings.

Dumplings at Fine, a Chinese restaurant on Rauðarárstígur.

Eating out: Hlemmur, the Asian food quarter of Reykjavik

3 Oct 2018 Hlemmur, the former bus central of Reykjavik and surrounding areas have become a hub for great Asian food in the city. Here's a look at our favourite places in the area.

Akureyrarkirkja Church is one if Akureyri's most distinct landmarks.

20 things to see and do in Akureyri

1 Jul 2018 With the weather definitely better in North Iceland than the capital area, why not head up to Akureyri, often named the capital of North Iceland. It's by far the biggest town outside of the capital area, and there is plenty to see and do there. Here's a list of our top 20 things to see and do in Akureyri.

The boys in blue at practice in Kabardinka, Russia on Monday.

Meet the players of the Iceland men's national football team

13 Jun 2018 These are the boys in blue competing for Iceland at the FIFA World Cup in Russia.

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Öræfajökull eruption could paralyse all air traffic in Europe

6 Jun 2018 If a major eruption were to occur in Öræfajökull, this could paralyse all air traffic across Europe for days on end, according to a research group at the University of Iceland.

Langisjór.

Photos: Iceland's majestic highlands

6 Apr 2018 The Icelandic highlands are one of the most unpopulated areas of Europe. Covering some 400 - 500 square kilometres they offer black deserts, mountains, canyons and glaciers.

The hotel is located between two famous attractions in Iceland- Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon and Skaftafell National Park

Stay in James Bond-style accommodation near Iceland's Glacial Lagoon

21 Mar 2018 The South-East coast of Iceland remains one of the most popular routes for visitors to the country. Offering sights such as the waterfalls Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss, the famous black beaches at Reynisfjara, the incredible basalt rock pillars at Dyrhólaey,

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