10 Reasons to Visit Iceland this Year

An article about 10 reasons to visit Iceland this year appeared recently in the Evening Standard.

There are plenty of reasons to visit Iceland, among them are the other-worldly landscapes, geothermal springs, contemporary cuisines, lively nightlife, music festivals, northern lights, unique photo opportunities, and endless summer days.

The Northern Lights draw huge numbers of visitors to the country every year, as one of the best places in the world to see them dance. Though there are plenty of organised tours that you can sign up to, it’s as easy to go out and find them yourself, assuming you’ve hired a car.

The summer months have endless hours of sunlight which gives more time for exploring and adventuring. The longest day is around June 21, where the sun sets in Reykjavík just after midnight and rises again at 3am.

Reykjavík might be a small city but it draws visitors from far and wide, who come for its fun loving attitude, it’s lack of  VIP rooms, and good tunes. Over 50 bars line the main street, Laugavegur, so you can bar-hop all night and no one will bat an eyelid if you start dancing on the tables.

Read the whole article: www.standard.co.uk