Reykjavik is the capital of Iceland and, not without reason, has become more popular in recent years.
From the Reykjavik Travel Guide
06 January 2014
The Twelfth Night, the last day of Yule, is celebrated in a colourful festive manner like New Years. Dinners, bonfires, parades and loads of fireworks celebrate the end of the Christmas season. It's a time for friends and family to gather around bonfires and share Icelandic folklore.
08 February 2014
All of Reykjavik's museums stay open late into the night, often past midnight with a special night bus that travels between the museums. All entrance is free in the celebration of culture and is a fantastic opportunity for tourists and locals to check out the museums in a unique way. Special events, such as theater, visual arts and dance are put on as well making it a fun night.
Fantastic apartment, has everything you need and is right in the middle of Reykjavik. Also run by the nicest man, incredibly helpful and laid back. ... more
The other guests were partly a bit strange/scary, the shared bathroom was not able (!!!) to close, the room we stayed in stinked and was also not able to close, although we got a (useless) key by the renter. all in all a place to stay, when everything else is booked out, but after my opinion too expensive for what it offers. ... more
iceland next summer
in Reykjavik but if you plan to go hiking the weather changes on a whim and because of the volcanic activity ...
Basically you've Reykjavik and a ring road around the island. From Reykjavik people often do a one-day Golden Circle tour. Reykjavik is the spot for nightlife. Hallgrim's church is the most striking chitecture and a good viewpoint. Another viewpoint is Perlan, a dome on the hilltop containing a revolving ...
Returned to Reykjavik to buy a small puffin and other bits and pieces, and to take in a couple of museums. Also to spend one night in relative luxury at the Radisson SAS Saga hotel, which has a spa, which ...
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