Escape the Ordinary

Read handpicked articles to get you inspired by Iceland

Northern lights dance above Kirkjufell mountain in Iceland

The Northern Lights

The extreme dark of the Icelandic winter has a few perks. Between September and April, the people in Iceland are treated to a magnificent natural display: the phenomenon of aurora borealis, or what we commonly call the Northern Lights.

Reykjavík for Kids

Incredible travel experiences money can indeed buy

Húsavík beyond the whale watching

A man hiking in Iceland

Hiking in Iceland

Volcanic eruption in Iceland

Geothermal wellness in Iceland

Geothermal Wellness in Iceland

Akureyri is a destination for all seasons

Tent, Jeep and Motorbike under the Northern Lights

Camping 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

Arctic Coast Way

Planning a trip to Iceland

Barnafoss waterfalls and the bridge leading over it

A day in and around Borgarfjörður

Dettifoss waterfall

The Diamond Circle

Around Iceland in 14 days

Woman in Horgshlidarlaug swimming pool

The Westfjords - LONELY PLANET'S TOP TRAVEL DESTINATION IN 2022

Skyr - a traditional Icelandic yogurt specialty

Iceland on a budget

New destinations in 2022

Eleven Outdoor Art Installations to Look For in Iceland

Humpback whale in Iceland

Whale watching

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

romantic iceland

Children at Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon

Iceland for Kids

three kayaks on the ocean

Kayaking and Paddleboarding in Iceland

Diving and snorkeling in Iceland

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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 both culture and landscape, but all are uniquely Icelandic.

Discover

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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!

Take the pledge

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Calculate your carbon footprint?

Icelanders have used renewable energy for over a century. All local electricity and district-heating needs are met with power from renewable resources. This has greatly increased living standards for Icelandic citizens and created

Calculate your carbon footprint

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Find Charging stations around Iceland

Range anxiety is a thing of the past traveling around Iceland with an electric or hybrid car. Check out this interactive map for all your charging needs throughout the country and plan your trip accordingly.

Plan your drive

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