Surfer doing a frontside air in Iceland.

The coolest waves

A new frontier for keen surfers is the land of fire and ice-cream headaches, writes Sam Vincent

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Penis museum Iceland

Members only: inside the world's only penis museum

From gigantic whale penises to speck-sized field mouse testicles and lampshades made from bull scrotums, Iceland's small Phallological Museum has it all -- and recently put its first human member on display.

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After the ash comes volcano tourist cash

Iceland's volcanoes gained notoriety last year for their ash-spewing ability to ground airlines and make a mess. But they also pay their dues, drawing tourists eager to see the source of the chaos.

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Woman standing on rock , looking at lagoon, Iceland

Ring of fire and ice

On the deserted Route 1, Amelia Hill takes a farmstay road trip past steaming pools, volcanoes and glaciers.

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Cold land, warm heart

It may be icy and isolated but this volcanic hotbed impresses with its beauty, writes Mark Juddery.

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