The Land of Fire and Ice
Iceland is a destination that belongs on every avid traveler’s bucket list. Often referred to as the “land of fire and ice” due to its unique dichotomy of active volcanoes and massive glaciers, Iceland’s picturesque landscape is a mesmerizing fusion of scenic glory. On a trip to Iceland, expect to witness spectacular mountains, peaceful fjords, serene waterfalls, tranquil rivers, calming lakes, enchanting beaches, hot springs and lava fields. There really is plenty to marvel at on an Iceland vacation!
Did you know that…
Iceland is roughly the size of Kentucky and is Europe’s least densely-populated country which makes for miles and miles of uninhabited visual splendor. Iceland’s weather is largely unpredictable. It’s influenced by the arctic circle as well as the East Greenland polar current. It’s always best to come prepared with an assortment of layers on any trip to Iceland even in the Summer when the days are long.
Iceland is one of the best places in the world to see Northern Lights. You must be visiting between September to April to have a better chance to witness the aurora borealis in all their glory.
There are no snakes and no mosquitoes in Iceland, and few spider species, none of which are dangerous to humans.