Small on the map and enormous in person, Iceland barely feels like Earth at all. Isolated in the frigid North Atlantic and forged through centuries of volcanic upheaval and tectonic shifting, Iceland is staggering to look at and otherworldly to explore. The outdoors provide all the action you need: towering mountain peaks scratch the sky, massive glaciers scrape the earth, sprawling icefields stretch beyond the horizon, and gorgeous fjords dazzle the eye. And when you've had enough, head inside in weirdly wonderful Reykjavík and discover how the people lucky enough to live here full-time live.

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Pics of the Week: Iceland

Sept. 26, 2014, 1:46 p.m.

When you're in Iceland, you get to redefine your understanding of landscape. It's as though a highlighter marker has drawn a line through everything we know of nature. The greens are greener, the waterfalls even more powerful. Night is blacker for when the northern lights appear. Come and see what we mean as we feature this craggy island on Pics of the Week

Top 5 Adventure Destinations for Kids

Aug. 27, 2014, 5:08 p.m.

Parents, rejoice! Here's a handy list of five of the world's best adventure-travel destinations to visit with the kids

Visual Adventure: Iceland

Dec. 16, 2013, 12:05 p.m.

Iceland: The name sounds cold, for sure, but this Nordic island is full of some of the warmest people you've ever met. If you need a demonstration, then look no further than our brand-spankin'-new-for-2014 Local Living Iceland - Northern Lights & Reykjavík trip.

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