Iceland’s Blue Lagoon

The world’s largest hot tub is in the world’s coolest country. Iceland’s Blue Lagoon provides a superb soak in mineral-infused waters at a spa unlike all others.

Hiking across an Icelandic volcano

John takes a hike across Hengilssvæðið (Hengill), the nearest active volcano to Reykjavik, with boiling springs and other geothermal features along its 140 km network of hiking trails.

Exploring Lava Tubes in Iceland

John takes his own Journey to the Center of the Earth down a lava tube in Iceland with the author of Icelandic Caves, Björn Hróarsson, as his group’s guide.

Riding an Icelandic Horse

Riding an Icelandic horse at Skjaldarvík in Akureryi means enjoying panoramic scenery along Eyjafjörður and dealing with the idiosyncrasies of these spirited steeds.

Motorcycle Museum of Iceland

Horsepower has a different meaning in Akureyri than the rest of Iceland. It’s home to the Motorcycle Museum of Iceland, an impressive collection of working vintage motorbikes.

Iceland’s Hot Stuff

Iceland is hot. Our September 2014 exploration of the country let us come face-to-face with steaming hot geologic features that are otherworldly in nature.