Escape the Ordinary

Read handpicked articles to get you inspired by Iceland

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People skiing in Iceland

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

Across frozen lakes and the snowcapped landscape, skis and sleds are an incredible way to explore Iceland.

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The Hvammsvík Hot Springs near Reykjavík

New destinations in 2023

Northern lights dance above Kirkjufell mountain in Iceland

The Northern Lights

Mapping the best places for food and drink in Reykjavik

People exploring an ice cave

Ice Cave Exploration - Going inside a glacier

Incredible travel experiences money can indeed buy

Akureyri is a destination for all seasons

Iceland's Music Scene: A short introduction

Geothermal wellness in Iceland

Geothermal Wellness in Iceland

A couple in wedding attire out in nature with lupine flowers in background

romantic iceland

Young woman wearing a lopapeysa in front of a yellow lighthouse in North Iceland

The ultimate Lopapeysa guide

Famous film sights in Iceland

Children at Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon

Iceland for Kids

Volcanic eruption in Iceland

Humpback whale in Iceland

Whale watching

Planning a trip to Iceland

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

A day on the Reykjanes peninsula

Arctic Coast Way

Around Iceland in 14 days

Barnafoss waterfalls and the bridge leading over it

A day in and around Borgarfjörður

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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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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Small fishing boats in a harbor

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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