Iceland Travel Guide
Fodor's England 2014
Iceland is one of the most dramatic natural spectacles on the planet. It is a land of dazzling white glaciers and black sands, blue hot springs, rugged lava fields, and green, green valleys. This North Atlantic island offers insight into the ferocious powers of nature, ranging from the still-warm lava from the 1973 Vestmannaeyjar (Westman Islands) and the 2000 Mt. Hekla volcanic eruptions to the chilling splendor of the Vatnajökull Glacier.
Hotels in Reykjavík and larger towns usually offer standard amenities: hair dryer, trouser press, telephone, and satellite TV. Unless otherwise noted, assume...read more
Restaurants in Iceland are small and diverse. You can expect superb seafood and lamb, and the fresh fish is not to be missed—surely some of the best you'll...read more
Things To Do in Iceland
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With only a few days on your hands, you can experience a fair number of Iceland's major attractions. You can take organized day trips from Reykjavík... Read more
Inclusive guided tours are offered by a number of travel agencies in Iceland, the largest of which are listed below. Most operators offer tours... Read more
What better guiding presence on a tour of historic Reykjavík than the man who started it all, one of the first settlers of Iceland and Reykjavík's... Read more
Art lovers can keep busy in what is still called Reykjavík's "eastern" quarter—even though it is now geographically in the west and center, as... Read more
Where the warm southern Gulf Stream confronts the icy Arctic currents from the north, Iceland straddles the mid-Atlantic ridge at the merger... Read more
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In thanks for all of the tips I picked up from other travelers, here is brief trip report. Read more
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