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Challenge Sophie’s East Iceland road trip

Endurance athlete Sophie Radcliffe, aka Challenge Sophie, shares the highlights of her recent East Iceland road trip with Discover the World.
  • Travel Stories

Wednesday, 29th June 2016

Destination Specialist

Iain Mallory continues his journey in East Iceland

Join travel blogger and photographer Iain Mallory’s journey as he reaches Nestkaupstađur and Egilsstađir - the gateway to Iceland's East Fjords.
  • Travel Stories

Wednesday, 29th June 2016

Destination Specialist

Iain Mallory discovers whales and waterfalls in Iceland

This is the first of two blogs by Iain Mallory, adventure travel blogger and photographer, who travelled on a road trip from the North to the East of Iceland and shares some of his highlights.
  • Travel Stories

Wednesday, 29th June 2016

Destination Specialist

Why everyone is talking about East Iceland

From irresistable natural wonders to world-class hiking trails and from meeting the locals to ancient folklores, award-winning travel writer, William Gray, answers our questions in his guide to the spectacular east.
  • Discover our World

Tuesday, 29th March 2016

Will Gray

Exploring the Centre of the Earth in Iceland

Discover the World client, Kate Muggleton, travelled on our Journey to the Centre of the Earth self-drive holiday in January 2016. This was Kate's first trip to Iceland.
  • Destination Insiders

Friday, 18th March 2016

Destination Specialist

Beyond Reykjavik: Exploring Iceland

There’s more to Iceland than Reykjavik. Discover what this magical country has to offer, beyond the hustle and bustle of its vibrant capital city.
  • Inspire Me

Wednesday, 27th January 2016

Destination Specialist

Eerie Icelandic Legends: The Hidden People of Borgarfjordur Eystri

Iceland Travel Specialist, Thora, heads to East Iceland to uncover the myth of the Hidden People of Borgarfjordur Eystri.
  • Destination Insiders

Friday, 6th November 2015

Destination Specialist

5 Reasons Why You Must Travel To East Iceland

Award-winning travel writer Will Gray journeyed to Iceland in September to discover the secrets of the East Fjords. Find out his top five reasons for exploring this lesser-visited region.
  • Destination Insiders

Thursday, 5th November 2015

Will Gray

A Spotlight on Seydisfjordur

Nordic Travel Specialist, Laura, heads to Seydisfjordur in East Iceland to uncover its fascinating history, picturesque surrounds and just why the locals are so charming.
  • Destination Insiders
  • Travel Stories

Friday, 16th October 2015

Destination Specialist

Eerie Icelandic Legends: The 13 Yule Lads

Iceland is said to be full of eerie mythology and folklore that’s waiting to be discovered
  • Travel Stories

Tuesday, 29th September 2015

Destination Specialist

How to see the Northern Lights in Iceland

Heading out to see the northern lights is a must when travelling to Iceland in the winter months, and how you see them is part of the adventure.
  • Northern Lights

Thursday, 17th September 2015

Destination Specialist

Snorkelling in Iceland

Tempted to try snorkelling in Iceland? Charlotte explains what you need to know about this unusual Icelandic activity.
  • Adventure

Tuesday, 14th April 2015

Destination Specialist