Overview Iceland

Visiting Iceland

Upon setting foot in this storied land, you’ll find those igloo stereotypes replaced by afternoon swims in the Blue Lagoon and raucous evenings in Reykjavik’s nightclubs. Among the country’s natural wonders are the rushing waters of Gullfoss, the radiant Northern Lights, and the Golden Circle route. Upon setting foot in this storied land, you’ll find those igloo stereotypes replaced by afternoon swims in the Blue Lagoon and raucous evenings in Reykjavik’s nightclubs. Among the country’s natural wonders are the rushing waters of Gullfoss, the radiant Northern Lights, and the Golden Circle route.    Close

Stories and Tips Iceland

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Apartment Rental in Reykjavik

Written by Joy S on 28 Jun, 2013

We couldn't decide whether to choose a hotel or an apartment when we were planning our Reykjavik holiday, but in the end, opted for an apartment because of the flexibility this would allow us with meals. There are actually quite a few very nice…Read More


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Reykjavik Overview

Written by Joy S on 21 Jun, 2013

Reykjavik, situated on the west coast of Iceland and the world's most northerly capital city is a really great place to visit. We based ourselves in the capital during our week in Iceland. We did venture beyond the city, but there is enough in…Read More


Dining in Iceland

Written by Joy S on 15 Jun, 2013

I was completely surprised by the quality, diversity and choice of restaurants available in Reykjavik, something I was really not expecting. You could almost say this was a culinary destination in itself. Food wise, there is really something for everybody, all ingredients and…Read More


Iceland Tips and Hints for Families

Written by Joy S on 15 Jun, 2013

* Iceland is a great place to bring children on holiday - we saw families there from many different countries with children of all ages. Like most Nordic countries, children are very well catered for here. Lots of attractions have free entry for…Read More


Iceland Travel Tips and Hints

Written by Joy S on 14 Jun, 2013

* International flights arrive into Keflavik airport - this is about 32 miles south west of Reykjavik and takes about 45 minutes to travel to the city centre from the airport. You can take a taxi into town, but it is expensive -…Read More


Iceland General Tips and Hints

Written by Joy S on 14 Jun, 2013

* We had always thought that Iceland would be an exceptionally expensive destination for a holiday. Since the collapse of its currency - the krona - in 2008, it has actually transformed from being an extremely expensive destination for a family holiday to a…Read More


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Iceland Overview

Written by Joy S on 14 Jun, 2013

Iceland was not somewhere that was on the top of my holiday wish-list. When we noticed that a budget airline was starting to offer a service from our local airport to Reykjavik, we thought it sounded an interesting location for a week during the…Read More


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Iceland

Written by manatwork on 27 Jun, 2012

Iceland consists of a plateau characterized by sand fields, mountains and glaciers, while many glacial rivers flow to the sea through the lowlands, making the landscape a joy to watch while on the road. Weather in March is still pretty cold in Reykjavik. In most…Read More


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Iceland Overview

Written by UK Flower Girl on 12 Oct, 2009

Mention Iceland and all sorts of images are conjured up. Ice-covered land, glaciers, wilderness, cold, volcanoes, geothermal activity to start. As an American living in the UK, I have flown over Iceland several times on my way back and forth. I wondered…Read More


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Getting to Iceland and Finding B&B Keflavik Airport

Written by UK Flower Girl on 10 Oct, 2009

Tom, Sofia and I left our house for the 100 mile drive to Manchester Airport where we would be departing on Icelandair for the Keflavik Airport outside of Reykjavik. Everything went smoothly with check-in. Normally Sofia gets her own seat but this time she…Read More


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