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 an 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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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.

48 Hours in…Reykjavik

Sept. 17, 2013, 1:25 p.m.

Brimming with fashionista charm, Reykjavik is dotted with boutiques, cafés and colorful two-tone houses. In recent years, the capital city has emerged as a hip alternative to major European powerhouses, such as Paris and Rome

Pic of the Day: An Iceland Adventure at the Goðafoss

July 18, 2013, 9:51 a.m.

The Goðafoss is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Iceland. The water of the river Skjálfandafljót falls from a height of 12 meters over a width of 30 meters. Located in the central north of the island, this horseshoe-shaped “waterfall of the gods” is a must visit when you explore Iceland.

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