• Reykjavik

    Condé Nast Traveler’s Friendliest Cities for 2015

    by  • August 19, 2015 • Bruges, Budapest, City Breaks, Dublin, Edinburgh, Krakow, Reykjavik

    Dublin, Kraków, Bruges, Edinburgh, Budapest and Reykjavik Voted in the Top 10. The luxury American travel magazine, Condé Nast Traveler, recently published the results of its third annual Reader’s Choice Survey awards, as voted for by tens of thousands of its US readership. One of the polls to catch my eye was its top...

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    Reykjavik – a Place of Extremes

    by  • July 20, 2015 • City Breaks, Nature, Reykjavik

    Iceland is Recognised as the World’s Most Peaceful Nation. I recently stumbled upon an interesting online article, talking about the 20 most extreme places to visit. Destinations of particular note were Ecuador’s Mount Chimborazo, claiming the title of ‘nearest to space’, whilst the scariest destination was awarded to Mexico’s Island of the Dolls. The...

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    Reykjavik & Northern Lights Tour

    by  • April 8, 2015 • Aurora Borealis, Reykjavik

    The most northerly capital of the world, Reykjavik is not your typical European capital. Yes, you will find all the cultural trappings of a large 21st-century European city but its low-level wooden buildings with their traditional corrugated roofs create the appearance of a small, rural town rather than a major city.  And then of...

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    Which City will be Crowned Europe’s Best Destination in 2015?

    by  • February 4, 2015 • Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, Berlin, Bordeaux, Brussels, Innsbruck, Istanbul, Lisbon, Ljubljana, London, Madrid, Malta, Milan, Paris, Porto, Reykjavik, Riga, Rome, Top 10, Vienna, Zagreb

    From Amsterdam to Zagreb, 20 European cities fight it out for the coveted title of European Best Destination. Voting is currently underway to decide which city is the ‘European Best Destination’ in 2015, a competition organised by the eponymous travel organisation based in Brussels, developed to promote culture and tourism in Europe with tourist...

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    Reykjavik – A Northern Highlight

    by  • December 31, 2014 • Aurora Borealis, City Breaks, Reykjavik

    In addition to the chance of seeing the Northern Lights, there’s plenty going on in Reykjavik during the winter   Reykjavik is popular destination for holidaymakers looking for something a little different.    A small city with a relaxed atmosphere, Reykjavik possesses plenty of sights to keep most visitors happy for a few days but...

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    It’s all Quiet in Reykjavik as Volcano Continues to Cause Excitement!

    by  • September 8, 2014 • Nature, Reykjavik

      Reykjavik welcomes visitors while volcano erupts   It’s all quiet in the Icelandic capital as the Bárðarbunga volcano continues to make headlines worldwide. Bárðarbunga is located in the remote central highlands, over 200 km from Reykjavík. Iceland has thirty volcanoes and a long history of eruptions. The substrata of the country is constantly...

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    Game of Thrones – From Malta & Morocco to Iceland & Northern Ireland

    by  • July 10, 2014 • Belfast, City Breaks, Dubrovnik, Film, Malta, Marrakech, Reykjavik

    The Landmarks & Landscapes behind this TV blockbuster Admittedly I arrived a little late to the party, but having just watched four series back-to-back of the TV phenomenon that is Game of Thrones, I’ve been left with an empty void in my evening entertainment that has been hard to fill! With the Queen’s recent...

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