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Downtown Reykjavik

Iceland: a natural wonder

by cotcom

Destination: Reykjavik

Iceland is delightfully surprising; it's pristine and beautiful, friendly and quirky. In summer, the sun never sets, and there’s plenty to do, whether you're feeling sporty, lazy or just plain hungry

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The Blue Lagoon

Travelling to Reykjavik in Iceland with a baby

Destination: Reykjavik

Iceland's Reykjavik is an excellent choice of destination if you are travelling with a baby - an interesting and child-friendly location

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Entrance

A Hot Weekend in Iceland

Destination: Iceland

A frequent visitor reveals it's hotspots and shares a naked encounter with the country’s biggest export

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Hallgrimskirkja in the centre of Reykjavik, by night

What's so hot about Iceland?

Destination: Reykjavik

Collapsed banks, rude locals, an impossible language and less than tropical weather make Iceland seem like the holiday from hell. So what is the appeal?

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Underwater world of wonders

Weird and wonderful: five top dive sites

Destination: Bahamas

From the world’s largest brain coral to the Vulcan bomber from Thunderball, scuba divers can get their fix. In the Bahamas, Iceland, Tobago, Mexico and Russia, I go underwater sightseeing

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A heavenly light: in the depths of the Arctic winter, the aurora borealis blazes over the Norwegian coast

How and where to see the Northern Lights

Destination: Iceland

Every winter the Arctic night skies put on a mesmerising light show: the aurora borealis. There are lots of ways, and places to see it. Here are suggestions in Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Iceland

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Black sand and basalt cliffs where fulmars nest, Snaefellsess

Raw nature and hot tubs in Iceland

Destination: Reykholt

Land of fire and ice, Iceland is a destination truly deserving of the title 'awesome', ideal for lovers of dramatic landscapes, unspoilt nature, wildlife and above all space

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Arriving at Hotel Ranga

Luxurious Iceland: fire, ice, earth and water

by msjoyce

Destination: Grindavik

"Why Iceland?" was the reaction of all of our friends. We had no real answer - just an unexplainable attraction. Having just returned, we now have hundreds of answers to the question

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Anyone for desert Iceland-style?

Destination: Iceland

For a few weeks each year, the snow and ice of Iceland’s desert interior melt, allowing access to a remote wilderness region. Four wheel drive or mountain bike are the only ways in

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Road trip around Iceland

Destination: Iceland

Take the ring road around Iceland for a road trip like no other. Rent a car, buy a map, and discover this remarkable country for yourself

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