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  • Snæfellsnes Peninsula. Credit: Getty

    Iceland: Larger than life

    On Iceland’s Snæfellsnes peninsula, the volcanoes, hot springs and glaciers are as weird and wild as the creatures that inhabit the coastal waters. From puffins, to sperm whale, orcas and more,… Read More»

  • Looking out to sea, with the Reykjaneshyrna headland in the background, West Fjords

    Weekender: West Fjords, Iceland

    From abandoned fish factories to volcanic beaches, the hinterlands of the West Fjords are Iceland at its most desolate Read More»

  • View from Perlan restaurant at Nautholsvik. Image: Slawek Kozdras

    Like a local: Reykjavik

    A tiny capital city with an otherworldly feel, Reykjavik is the type of destination where oddly memorable experiences are always within easy reach — be it a dip in a… Read More»

  • Kayaks on the shore of fjord, Seydisfjordur, Iceland. Image: Corbis

    Long weekend: East Iceland

    Often overlooked by visitors, Iceland’s east coast is a ravishingly beautiful rural landscape, dotted with friendly fishing villages, wild horses and an implausible abundance of waterfalls Read More»

  • Into the Glacier.

    Iceland: Into the glacier

    “It’s like a tree of life for this country,” my guide, Siggi, tells me. I scrutinise the wavering layers of black running through the striped blue-and-white wall of ice in… Read More»