5 Things to do in Iceland

An abundance of natural wonders, cool, colourful cities and breathtaking scenery make Iceland a fascinating holiday spot, says Nanna Gunnarsdóttir

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The Top Ten: Dearly departed names of countries

Place names are almost never changed for the better. David Head was taken by the Despotate of Epirus, a medieval state in Albania and western Greece. But, partly because it's why I know them, I restricted this list to countries that have issued postage stamps.