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Getting to Know the Woman Behind I Heart Reykjavik

Auður Ösp loves her home country and its capital city so much that she created a blog dedicated to helping travelers make the most of their experiences. We caught up with her to talk...

Conor MacNeill and the never-ending holiday

On the rare opportunity that Conor MacNeill gets a holiday, he often spends it exactly as he would one of his work expeditions — he just doesn’t get paid for it. When you first...

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...