An exotic travel destination in Europe
Iceland is one of the most exotic travel destinations on the
planet. As its name implies, Iceland is constantly covered in ice as more
than 11 percent of the country is covered by ice glaciers. I know, that doesn't sound very cozy, but Iceland's
climate is surprisingly mild and filled with countless geothermal hot spots.
Akureyri in Northern Iceland
The capital of Iceland, Reykjavik, is the best known tourist destination in
Iceland. But its second largest city in the northern part of Iceland, Akureyri, is a tourist
attraction in itself, with its natural splendor and many amazing sights. It's an excellent travel
destination for a memorable stopover.
Iceland's Literary Past
Iceland sagas tell stories about disputes between well known farming
families. These literary stories or sagas are deeply related to the country's medieval past, its
wilderness and rural areas. To explore Iceland's saga sites, you need to travel to the country's
wildest and most uninhabitable locations.
Reasons to Visit Iceland at Least Once
Located up north, with a harsh climate and seemingly unfriendly landscape,
Iceland might seem like a last place worth visiting. But you couldn't be more wrong. This rugged
country made it necessary for people to cooperate, resulting in welcoming folks renowned for their
charm and hospitality.
Iceland - the land of
Located in Northern Europe, Iceland is actually a large mountainous island in the North Atlantic
that comprises one of the most picturesque places you will ever see. It is never dark in Iceland and nearly
the entire landscape is filled with beautiful and colorful wildflowers, especially around the hills that
surround the island's deep fjords. The view of the ocean, mountains and delicate grassy shores is spectacular
|Although a small city by comparison, Reykjavik is the
and the capital of Iceland, home to a number of unique
and museums that trace country's Viking history.
These natural hot springs are known all over the world. Like bears in hibernation, Icelanders enjoy spending most of the winter and much of the summer
months blissfully soaking in these springs to pass the long months of night away in relative comfort. It
seems like the entire island is filled with these natural hot springs.
Traveling by car around the countryside is a novel experience as well since there is only a
single road that traverses the whole rim of the island and affords a majestic view of island's barren and icy