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Escorted around Iceland – why go with a group

Seasoned travelled but first-time escorted tour participant Aggie from our Iceland team shared her experience of the bonuses of travelling with a guide.
  • Travel Stories

Friday, 10th April 2015

Aggie Czerwinska

The Ultimate Guide to Hiking in Iceland

Fresh air, exercise, long daylights hours and natural wonders around every corner: if you love hiking and walking then read on.
  • Adventure

Wednesday, 8th April 2015

Destination Specialist

Whales & Puffins – Wildlife Express in Reykjavik

On a trip to Iceland, one of our travel specialists took two wildlife watching excursions from Reykjavik to see puffins and whales.
  • Wildlife

Wednesday, 4th March 2015

Destination Specialist

Exploration 8WD Truck Style

For venturing into Iceland's Highlands, you need a vehicle as rugged as the terrain. Kelly tells us about the new luxury 8WD we use on our Volcanoes Northern Lights trip.
  • Adventure

Tuesday, 10th February 2015

Destination Specialist

A Short Hike to Svartifoss

One of the many hidden gems of Iceland’s South Coast, Svartifoss waterfall is well worth a stop and a hike...
  • Adventure

Sunday, 18th January 2015

Doug Kington

A Heavenly Lobster Sandwich in Hofn!

Drifa discovered one the hidden gems of the harbor town of Hofn almost by accident while on an iDiscover self-drive in May 2014
  • Food & Culture

Sunday, 18th January 2015

Destination Specialist

Glacier hike and ice climbing in Iceland

"The glacier walk and ice climb was one of the highlights of my trip to Iceland last May" - find out more about this South Iceland excursion in Doug's post
  • Adventure

Sunday, 18th January 2015

Doug Kington

Exploring Eyjafjallajokull Volcano by Superjeep

Iceland’s volcanic landscape is one of its big draws for visitors – Eric took a Superjeep excursion up the now infamous Eyjafjallajokull to get a better view.
  • Adventure
  • Travel Stories

Sunday, 18th January 2015

Eric Shadbolt

Thorsmork: The valley of thunder by Superjeep

Exploring Iceland's rugged landscape means using a vehicle that can handle it all - Laura joined an excursion to visit Thorsmork in February 2014 to experience just that.
  • Adventure

Sunday, 18th January 2015

Destination Specialist

Orca o’clock in Iceland

Iceland Specialist, Eric, travelled to Grundarfjordur on Iceland's Snaefellsnes Peninsula to experience our popular Orcas and Aurora holiday.
  • Wildlife

Wednesday, 22nd October 2014

Eric Shadbolt

5 Practical Tips for Travelling to Iceland in the Winter

Read our tips for travelling to Iceland in the colder months from one of our Nordic specialists, so that you can be prepared for anything on your next winter trip.
  • Travel Stories

Wednesday, 1st October 2014

Eric Shadbolt

Marc Riley on whale watching in Iceland

DJ, musician and whale-watching fanatic Marc Riley tells us about the rewards of travelling with Mark Carwardine and why whale watching in Iceland is a very special experience.
  • Wildlife

Tuesday, 30th September 2014

Destination Specialist