Iceland is a mountainous island with its capital city in
Reykjavik. It has four climate seasons of summer, spring, fall and winter. The
peak travel time to visit Iceland is during the summer, for its pleasant
weather and outdoor adventures. Iceland is home to majorly the Icelandic ethnic
group and a smaller population of polish. The people are predominately
Christians, and Icelandic is the official language while English is widely
spoken too. Its most popular foods include fish, rye bread, hot dog and
Icelandic lamb soup.
Because of the vast landscape of Iceland, air travel is a
more convenient means of getting around the country. For public transportation,
you can use buses, car rentals, and bicycles. Iceland is generally a safe place
for travelers to visit, however it is advised to be careful of petty thieves
and night crimes, especially in the capital city.
Events and festivals
you can attend whenever you are visiting Iceland include; Reykjavik Marathon,
Reykjavik International Literary Festival, Reykjavik International Film
Festival and Iceland Airwaves Music Festival.
Fascinating places of attractions to explore while in
Pingvellir National Park: this is a beautiful
landscape of water cut lava fields and the home of the world’s longest running
Blue Lagoon: this is a geothermal spa with an
Landmannalaugar National Park: this park
features the multihued rhyolite mountains, Hekla volcano and extensive lava
fields. You can engage in hiking and horse riding here.
Dettifoss Waterfall: this is considered the most
powerful waterfall in Europe and a breathtaking sight of nature.
There are over 10,000 hotels and apartments to stay in Iceland, so you will be spoiled for choice especially
when in Reykjavik.