Candy sands, disappearing waves, transformed trolls - if life's a beach, these are its strangest days.
A new frontier for keen surfers is the land of fire and ice-cream headaches, writes Sam Vincent
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.
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.
On the deserted Route 1, Amelia Hill takes a farmstay road trip past steaming pools, volcanoes and glaciers.
Rupert Mellor tours the remote Westfjords by yacht for some hard-core ski-hiking — and basic crochet.
It may be icy and isolated but this volcanic hotbed impresses with its beauty, writes Mark Juddery.
Amy Cooper explores remote villages, parties with officers and strengthens family ties on a cruise from Copenhagen to New York.