06/02/15 4:31pm

Iceland’s Northern Lights.

There are numerous reasons why Iceland has become such an attractive tourist destination in recent years, but at the top of the list are its astonishingly beautiful landscape and its surprisingly exotic food culture. Let’s start with the former.

Iceland is probably best known to tourists hunting for the elusive Northern lights, but the country has a whole lot more to offer. It’s a volcanic island with a lunar landscape that is both varied and full of natural beauty. Any mention of the highlights of this beautiful island is bound to be contentious amongst seasoned travellers, but there are at least two attractions that should be on everyone’s to-do lists; The Blue Lagoon and Thingvellir.  (more…)