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Ever wanted to see the world from the top a glacier? Climb Snæfellsjökull Glacier, Iceland in a rattling tractor. Not for the faint of heart.
Don't know much about graffiti, but I know what I like. Photo essay about interesting graffiti art in a very creative city.
Five times I've made this trip, and each time was intensely fun with sprinklings of personal drama, sunburn, drinking, and a touch, now and then, of danger.
In Iceland, pretty much everyone believes in and respects the property rights of elves.
5 steps to living the traveling life.
Because it's a remote island, Icelanders make up their own rules. Some of them seem strange to outsiders, but all of them work out fine for the locals. Know before you go.
Diveboat traveling from France to Greenland stops in Iceland.
Story about the popularity of lava jewelry in Iceland.
Three businesses in one: restaurant, laundry room, playroom.
How resourceful Icelanders make profitable products from things they find on the ground.
There's a tradition in Iceland of putting babies outdoors to nap, even in freezing weather. Everyone does it, so don't be alarmed.
Learn how Iceland makes the most of one of its most plentiful resources, hot and cold running water.
A funny story about an island you can drive to on an island whose name is "Island," which is how Icelanders spell their country.
Meet Iceland's Geirr Sverrisson, who flies one-handed.
Rather than buy your Icelandic sweater at a touristy shop, here's how to have one hand-knit to your specifications for less money.