Escape the Ordinary

Read handpicked articles to get you inspired by Iceland

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Easter in Iceland - a great time to visit

Easter is a great time to visit Iceland with all the best winter activities still available and spring around the corner. Birds flock to the island for nesting, and large cetaceans like the blue and sperm whales migrate from the south to feed in Icelandic waters. Northern lights are still dancing in the night and mountains of chocolate appear in stores.

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Iceland's Three UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Center of Reykjavik

Reykjavík Weekend Getaway

People skiing in Iceland

It’s snow outside: Winter activities for beginners and pros 

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Iceland for lovebirds

Akureyri is a destination for all seasons

Northern lights dance above Kirkjufell mountain in Iceland

The Northern Lights

Rugged coastline with impressive seastacks

A 3 day mini-break in West Iceland

Midnight sun shining through the clocktower of Hallgrimskirkja Church in Reykjavik

Celebrate the Midnight sun

Mapping the best places for food and drink in Reykjavik

The Hvammsvík Hot Springs near Reykjavík

New destinations in 2023

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Ice Cave Exploration - Going inside a glacier

Incredible travel experiences money can indeed buy

Geothermal wellness in Iceland

Geothermal Wellness in Iceland

Þingvellir National Park

Unique accommodation in Iceland

A bright blue lake in a black lava landscape and steam rising from buildings in the back

A day on the Reykjanes peninsula

Volcanic eruption in Iceland

11 Strange Museums To Help You Understand Iceland Better

Famous film sights in Iceland

Children at Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon

Iceland for Kids

Humpback whale in Iceland

Whale watching

Black sand beach Iceland

The South Coast

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Discover the regions of Iceland

Iceland is typically divided into seven different geographical regions, including the Reykjavík capital area. Each region differs slightly with respect to culture and landscape, but all are uniquely Icelandic.

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Take the Icelandic Pledge

Are you visiting Iceland? Be a responsible tourist and take the Icelandic pledge. Encourage your friends to do the same!

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Appreciate our towns & villages

Did you know that there are over 100 towns and villages to explore throughout Iceland? We encourage you to stop and look into these charming, beautiful, and often quirky places. History, art, nature, local cuisine, and year-round swimming pools abound. You might be surprised at what you find!

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Calculate your carbon footprint

Icelanders have used renewable energy for over a century. All electricity and district-heating needs are met with power from renewable geothermal and hydroelectric resources. By harnessing domestic energy resources, Iceland has dramatically increased its standard of living.

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