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David Mitchell discovers the Land of Sagas (Part1)

Novelist David Mitchell, author of the Booker Prize shortlisted 'Cloud Atlas' and 'number9dream' travelled to Iceland with Discover the World in September 2011 on a tailor-made itinerary inspired by the Saga trail...
  • Travel Stories

Monday, 14th July 2014

Destination Specialist

Wild Iceland: situation normal… well almost!

This report was sent direct from Iceland during the volcanic eruptions by our Product Assistant, Emma Putnam. Dated Friday 16 April 2010.
  • Travel Stories

Monday, 14th July 2014

Destination Specialist

Clive Stacey witnesses a volcanic eruption in Iceland

Our MD Clive Stacey writes about his initial reactions to hearing about the eruption in Iceland, and his own experience of viewing some of this awesome display of nature.
  • Travel Stories

Monday, 14th July 2014

Destination Specialist

Eyjafjallajokull: now is the perfect time to visit Iceland

We received a summary of the events surrounding the recent eruption of Eyjafjallajokull in Iceland from a good friend of ours, the irrepressible former manager of Hotel Ranga – located a short distance from the volcano.
  • Destination Insiders
  • Northern Lights

Monday, 14th July 2014

Destination Specialist

5 of the best places to eat in Iceland

After a long day of watching geysers erupt, climbing volcanoes, swimming in geothermal pools, and snowmobiling on glaciers, you'll probably have worked up an appetite. But where to go?
  • Food & Culture

Thursday, 26th June 2014

Destination Specialist

Julia Bradbury’s Icelandic Walk

TV presenter Julia Bradbury was astounded at Iceland's other-worldly landscape when she walked the 60 km of Iceland's most famous trek.
  • Adventure
  • Travel Stories

Monday, 7th April 2014

Destination Specialist

What’s Special About Our Orcas & Aurora Trip?

One of our clients, Gary Ward, has been fortunate to travel on this trip to Iceland three years running. We caught up with him to find out what makes our Orcas and Aurora trip so special, and whether he would do it again.
  • Northern Lights
  • Wildlife

Monday, 10th February 2014

Destination Specialist