A land of ice and fire – 10 reasons why you should visit Iceland!


Another location of ‘Game of Thrones’. Maybe we will visit them all very soon. Well, this was not our intention, but who knows?.

Before we visited Iceland, I kept asking myself how people can live in such a cold country. After visiting I understand. Firstly: It wasn’t that cold. And secondly: How damn beautiful is that country?!

Selfoss, Iceland

We’ve been there last week and seriously: We really think about returning next year the same time.

At the airport in Frankfurt a security staff asked me, why we wanted to go to such a cold place. I told him all reasons in fast forward mode:

1. Northern Lights

Northern Lights, Þingvellir, Iceland

2. Icebergs and snow landscapes

Jöküllsarlon, Iceland

Hellisheiði, Iceland

3. The world’s northernmost capital Reykjavik

Hallgrimskirkja, Reykjavik, Iceland

Hallgrimskirkja, Reykjavik, Iceland

4. Moon landscapes

Reykjanes, Iceland

5. Geysers

Strokkur Geyser, Golden Circle, Iceland

Strokkur Geyser, Golden Circle, Iceland

6. Waterfalls

Kirkjufell, Saefellsness, Iceland

Seljalandsfoss, Iceland

7. Ridge and Democracy

Þingvellir, Golden Circle, Iceland

8. Wild coasts and black beaches

Reynisfjara, Vik i Myrdal, Iceland

9. Hot Tubs

Selfoss, Iceland

10. Glaciers and mountainsVatnajökull, Iceland

If these reasons aren’t enough, I guess there’s no help for you. Takk fyrir allt, Island!



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