Svartifoss waterfall flanked by hexagonal basalt columns in Vatnajökull National Park, Iceland (@ Martin Moos/Lonely Planet Images)
- The name of this natural wonder translates to ‘black fall\.""Can you see why?
- Welcome to the most sparsely populated country in Europe.""The number of tourists each year outstrips actual residents
- While we\re here, let\s try the local delicacy of fermented shark washed down with ‘black death\ liqueur.""Does that sound like a rotten idea?
- A local architect took great inspiration from these hexagonal lava columns.""He built the country\s largest church