Scuba diving between two continents, exploring the inside of a volcano, hiking to a secret hot spring… this small island nation is big on adventures.
From thundering waterfalls to Viking legends to the mesmerizing Northern Lights, Iceland is for lovers of nature and culture alike – and despite its chilly name, you won’t find friendlier people anywhere.
Our local insiders share the best off-the-beaten-path adventures, events, and experiences in Reykjavik and beyond.
Learn about Nordic legends and huldufólk (hidden people), and discover the best of Iceland’s many festivals.
Iceland is home to Europe’s second-largest glacier and biggest man-made ice cave – and that’s just for starters.
Experience Iceland’s creative, friendly, and effortlessly cool capital like the locals do.
Iceland is blessed with plenty of both. Go beyond the Blue Lagoon and Gullfoss to discover out-of-the-way hot pools and cascades.
Camping or kayaking? Trekking or snowmobiling? Iceland offers it all – and our insiders share the best.
Find out when and where to view the amazing Aurora Borealis, and how to get just the right photograph.
Þjóðhátið means “Nation’s Celebration,” but this music festival only really happens on the island of Vestmannaeyjar. The location – a tiny valley with enormous, volcanic cliffs rising around the natural amphitheater – is unbeatable.
Our insider Katrin shares her insights into Icelandic culture, from must-go music festivals to elves and other folklore.
With scenery this spectacular, it’s no wonder Iceland is popular – but this small island nation is in danger of being overrun by tourists. Here’s how to reduce your impact.