Iceland

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Iceland — Like its name suggests, Iceland is bitterly cold most of the year. But if you can survive the biting wind and often-soggy conditions, you’ll find yourself overwhelmed by the natural majesty and geothermal oddities of this Land of Fire and Ice. Located on the divide between the North American and European continental shelves, Iceland melds the best of the two cultures into one.

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For the stunning glacial landscapes, thermal waters, myriad outdoor activities, and the buzzing nightlife of Reykjavík.

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5 Reasons to Visit the Westfjords, Iceland's Most Remote Region

May 09, 2016 by Katie Hammel

Tucked away in the northwest corner of the country, Iceland’s Westfjords region is a mass of narrow, mountainous peninsulas plunging into the Atlantic. Fewer ... Read More »

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Where to Celebrate Passover Seder Around the Globe

April 20, 2016 by Christina Garofalo

Holidays tend to feel a little less holiday-like when you’re on the road andfarfrom home. But those traveling this weekend at the start of Passover -- which ... Read More »

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6 Quirky Things to Do in Iceland

April 08, 2016 by Katie Hammel

Iceland is an idiosyncratic place. In the winter, darkness reigns, while in the summer, the sun barely sets. The country is roughly the size of Kentucky and 10 ... Read More »

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4 Tips For An Iceland Road Trip in Winter

March 28, 2016 by Annie Shustrin

We recently told you about how to take an Iceland road trip in any season, but now we'd like you to consider taking one in winter. It may seem like the wrong ... Read More »

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10 Tips for Driving in Iceland

March 23, 2016 by Katie Hammel

The idea of driving in Iceland can be a bit overwhelming for some travelers. Iceland’s very name conjures images of roads covered in ice and snow, and the ... Read More »

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