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From Reykjavík to Minneapolis, winter isn’t just tolerated here, it’s celebrated

Adventure photographer Chris Burkard's 'Unnur' is a gorgeous meditation on one Icelandic father's plan to raise his daughter (way, way) off the grid

Wim Hof's teachings about breath work and the health benefits of cold plunges have attracted millions of followers who swear it has cured everything from depression to diabetes and makes them happier and stronger. Our writer traveled to Iceland (naturally) for a deep dive with the man and his methods.

A new United Nations report finds that Scandinavian nations continue to be the happiest in the world. Here's why.

Leave it to the Faroe Islands to come up with the most clever virtual tour we've seen. In their new tourism program, a Faroese resident becomes your local avatar, guiding you around the stunning archipelago in real time.

With the airline industry struggling because of COVID-19, summer, fall, and winter plane fares to adventure destinations are hitting unprecedented lows. Airlines are also offering free change and cancellation fees. Should you hop on these deals now or wait and see? We consulted industry experts to find out—and rounded up some of the best fares out there.

Don't have time to thru-hike? That's OK! These trails can be done in a few days or weeks so you can test your endurance without using up all your vacation days.

With so much to do and see, you'll forget you have a race to run

Winter is off-season for several world-class destinations, which means lower plane fares and hotel rates. We asked Scott's Cheap Flights for advice on which trips to book.

Instagram can make even the most far-flung places seem accessible. But how much does it really cost to get the shot?

From drone pilot Vadim Sherbakov, 'Islandia' is a tribute to Iceland's natural beauty and unparalleled aesthetic

Why these are our dream spots to cast away

Because you don't want to be led deep into the backcountry by just anyone

'On Her Terms' showcases downhill mountain bikers Monet Adams and Manon Carpenter as they explore the trails and cultures of Iceland

Frequent fliers spend a lot of energy trying to avoid long layovers. But with these tips, the right attitude, and a bit of ingenuity, you can turn your layover into another adventure.

Because nothing beats a beer and a bite after a long day on the trail

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