Thursday, 7 May 2015

Top 5 Reasons to See Iceland

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Have you ever considered a trip to the country of Björk and of the trolls? Iceland is known for its rich cultural heritage, horses, volcanic activity, fairy tales and stunningly beautiful landscapes. Its inhabitants formerly roamed Europe and discovered North America.

Here are our top 5 reasons why you should absolutely see Iceland:

1. Bath in Blue Lagoon

Located in Southwest Iceland, the Blue Lagoon is a geothermal spa, the water of which is rich in minerals and said to have a healing effect on people suffering from skin conditions.

2. Lava Fields Hiking

Where else in Europe can you go hiking on lava fields that extensively? Iceland is home to many challenging but truly beautiful hikes across lava fields and stunning sceneries.

3. Tolting with Icelandic Horse

There are only 3 different breeds that use similar gaits: the Icelandic horse, the American Saddlebred, the Latinoamerican Paso Fino and the Tennessee Walking Horse.

4. Geysir Erupts

This really is a must in a volcanic country like Iceland. Go watch the Strokkur, which erupts every 5 minutes. It's an experience in itself!

5. Reykjavik Tour

Take a tour to Reykjavik is Iceland's capital and known for its nightlife. You should absolutely take a tour through its streets, savour some of its restaurants and go enjoy some bars.


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