Places in Mývatn Region
Steaming vents and craters await at Krafla, an active volcanic region 7km north of the Ring Road. Technically, Krafla is just an 818m-high mountain, but the name is now used for the entire area as well as a geothermal power station and the series of eruptions that created Iceland’s most awesome lava field.
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Tips and articles
How to have a budget break in Iceland
‘Iceland is too expensive to visit if you’re on a budget’. Along with ‘don’t eat the street food – it will make you ill’, this is one of the great travel myths...
Iceland's Penis Museum
'It started as a joke,' says Sigurdur Hjartarson, curator and founder of the world's only 'Phallological Museum,' located a couple dozen miles south of the Arctic Circle in Iceland...
Outlaws, warriors & poets: five great Viking experiences in Iceland
During the Viking Age, fortune-seeking Scandinavians traded and marauded across Britain, France, Germany, Russia and beyond...