Interesting facts about Iceland

Best place to see the Northern Lights

Discover the best place to see the Northern Lights | See the Aurora Borealis!

Wondering where the best place to see the Northern Lights is? The Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon seen in high-latitude regions across the world. The result of energised particles from the sun colliding with the earth’s atmosphere, the multi-coloured dancing lights are one of the most spectacular natural wonders...

Best things to do in Iceland

Best things to do in Iceland: Discover the Land of Ice & Fire!

Looking for the best things to do in Iceland? Filled with incredible natural phenomena, from thundering waterfalls to glacier lagoons, a trip to Iceland is all about immersing yourself in nature. Black sand beaches and wild, windswept landscapes set the backdrop for an unforgettable adventure. So, if you’re planning a...

best swimming spots on earth

8 best swimming spots on earth: Dive in!

The best swimming spots on earth are sure to have you reaching for your swimsuit! Whether you’re an avid swimmer or prefer a laid-back paddle, there’s something magical about a good swim. With the rising popularity of ‘wild swimming’, we thought we’d share our pick of swim destinations to visit...

Game of Thrones Filming Locations in Iceland

Game of Thrones filming locations in Iceland

Iceland’s natural beauty is as breathtaking as it is diverse: roaring volcanoes sit behind gigantic glaciers, jet black beaches lead to thundering waterfalls, and geysers shoot into skies aglow with the northern lights. Consequently, the array of stunning backdrops make it a director’s paradise. Scenes from James Bond, Star Wars,...

Best Destinations of 2020

Best Destinations of 2020

A flurry of travel guides, bloggers, influencers and newspapers have already given their take on the top ten destinations of 2020. To some extent we all follow the latest trends as have been decreed by our glowing screens. Yet when it comes to travelling our differences come rushing to the...

Christmas Holiday Destinations

Want to escape your mother-in-law’s looming presence when basting the turkey? Does uncle Derek and his outrageously un-PC comments make you long for January? Here at Exoticca we’ve compiled a list of our best Christmas holiday destinations to rescue you from the perils of Yuletide.  Scandinavia It is common knowledge...

Things to do in Iceland in winter

The land of fire and ice is dramatic coastlines, sky blue lagoons, steaming geysers shooting skywards and roaring volcanoes swathed in Viking legend. Scraping the edges of the Arctic Circle and with ice in its name, the winter months on this island brimming with natural marvels can be harsh to...

When is the best time to visit to Iceland

The best time to travel to Iceland depends on the purpose of your journey, not just the temperature. The climate is mildest from May to September, but the winter months are perfect for enjoying the northern lights. When to travel to Iceland When planning your trip to the land of...