Iceland holidays

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I’m cycling to Iceland: it’s a killer to ride but an easy country to love
The final part of our writer’s marathon sees him riding Europe’s wild outlier, where even squalls and snow fail to dampen his spirit

Kevin Rushby

08, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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I’m cycling from England to Iceland. Next up: the Faroe Islands
On the second stage of his no-fly ride to Iceland, our writer cycles the wild and dramatic Faroes – but still finds time for fishing and folk tales

Kevin Rushby

01, Oct, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Northern lights, wild flamingos and golden eagles: readers’ favourite holidays of 2021
Guardian readers share off-the-beaten-path tips, from a Spanish nature reserve to a walk on water in Norfolk

Guardian readers

23, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Holidays from hell: Naga Munchetty, David Baddiel, Jon Snow and others on their worst breaks
We’re all so desperate to get away. But were our summer breaks as good as we remember? Famous travellers tell their sorry tales to Michael Segalov

Michael Segalov

04, Jul, 2021 @11:00 AM

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It’s oh so quiet: silent whale watching on Iceland’s first electric boat tour
A carbon-neutral tour off Húsavík, in north Iceland, makes for a greener, more peaceful experience for visitors and sea creatures

Phoebe Smith

12, May, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Iceland's tiny museums – and the joy of niche collections
Landmark galleries are great, but there’s a fascination and immediacy about the small, offbeat museums scattered across the Icelandic countryside

A. Kendra Greene

22, Jul, 2020 @5:30 AM

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‘The solitude of quarantine enthrals me as much as wilderness’
Author Dan Richards, who has travelled to the ‘ends of the earth’, says he is now applying similar coping skills to being alone and indoors for weeks

Dan Richards

09, May, 2020 @10:03 PM

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‘Moderate becoming good’: my journey to every place in the shipping forecast
From Fair Isle to German Bight, Charlie Connelly has visited all 31 sea areas, but still finds the poetry of the daily radio odyssey mesmerising

Charlie Connelly

02, May, 2020 @6:00 AM

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‘I cultivated a joy in little things ’ - coping with isolation in the wild
From living on an island with a population of two in the Falklands to a cabin in Alaska 300 miles from the nearest road, five writers tell us about the routines and strategies they developed to deal with loneliness

04, Apr, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Ice, fire and feuds: on the trail of Iceland's sagas
The tales of heroes and feuding families in Iceland’s founding chronicles inspire this countrywide walking, hitchhiking and camping trip

Nicholas Jubber

16, Jun, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Why did Secret Escapes say it hadn’t received my booking?
I spoke to the company on the phone, but they told me they had no record of the reservation

Anna Tims

10, Jan, 2019 @7:00 AM

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From Stonehenge to Iceland's Arctic Henge, by motorbike – photo essay
Stonehenge is the springboard for a motorbike and ferry trip to a modern, pagan-inspired monument in Iceland, taking in Germany, Denmark, and the Faroe Islands – and some seriously unkind weather for those on two wheels

Gabrielle Motola

21, Jun, 2018 @4:00 AM

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