It took a volcano to bring Iceland to the centre stage in the eyes of the world. From being Europe’s Best Kept Secret, the country was suddenly thrust into the limelight, making Iceland a top tourist destination. Many thousands of people all over the world are seeking information about Iceland and the number of visitors is burgeoning.
This third issue of the Best of Iceland introduces Iceland in all its facets. It provides a valuable resource of information that you can use to plan your trip and use as you travel. It answers those basic questions of where to stay, where to go, where to eat and what to do and buy. It contains a wealth of information about the country,its nature, culture, customs, history, recreational activities and lifestyle. You will be taken around the country, just as if you were driving from Reykjavík, visiting the towns and villages, with their museums, restaurants, hotels and campsites, handicraft shops and galleries. Travelling through the countryside, the natural wonders are revealed, the birds and wildlife captured in spectacular photos by renowned expert, Jóhann Óli Hilmarsson and the Northern Lightsrecorded by famed photographer, Olgeir Andrésson, making it a fascinating read for anyone interested in the Land of Fire and Ice