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Photographing the Women of Iceland

On my last day in Iceland, I wandered through the streets of Reykjavík, looking for Icelandic women to interview for my study . I had initially approached two women working in a local retail...

The Best Instagram Spots in Iceland

We’ve all seen jaw-dropping photos from Iceland — the otherworldly landscapes, picturesque houses, serene wildlife, and unbelievable views. But trying to figure out exactly where those photos were taken can be tricky, given that...

What to Do in Reykjavik, Iceland

When in Iceland, spend some time in the compact capital city that offers art, culture, cafés, and churches, all contained within its 106 square miles (274 square kilometers). Use this guide to plan a...

Guide to Iceland’s Small Towns

Contrary to its name, Iceland is brimming with colorful, lively towns set in rolling green hills and atop black-sand beaches. And, there’s much more to the country than its capital city, Reykjavík. Today, we’re...

The 6 Best Hikes to Take In Iceland

Iceland is an adventurer’s paradise. Few other places around the globe feature such striking natural beauty, such untouched rugged landscapes. Volcanic peaks and majestic blue glacial lagoons dot every horizon, beckoning to the travelers...

The Top Places to Explore In and Near Reykjavik

As the capital city of Iceland, Reykjavík is brimming with things to do. No matter what time of year you decide to visit, explore all that the city and its surrounding area have to...

Explore Iceland

Iceland is known for its panoramic views and natural wonders. But in order to see it all, you have to explore the far corners of this mystical land. Use this guide to better understand...

What To Do With A Layover in Iceland

Reykjavík-Keflavik International Airport (KEF) is located 30 miles (50 kilometers) southwest of Iceland’s capital city, and is even closer to some of the country’s most breathtaking landscapes. Since KEF is rather small, we suggest...

Iceland Swaps

Tourism to Iceland has exploded in recent years — and for good reason! The Land of Fire and Ice is beautifully stark and boasts otherworldly views. While planning your trip, keep in mind that...