Iceland's other-worldly and handy collection of natural wonders - glaciers, icebergs, volcanoes, lava fields, auroras among them - is making the island nation popular for short European side trips and transatlantic stopovers, writes Patricia Maunder.
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Shaney Hudson keeps her clothes on as she explores the real-life landscapes behind some of Game of Thrones' most spectacular scenery.
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