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4 Reasons to Travel to Iceland

4 Reasons to Travel to Iceland

Of all the places to travel in Europe, Iceland is one of the most forgotten ones. A lot of people are scared by the word “ice” in a country’s name because they assume it is nothing but a large glacier.

In all actuality, much of Iceland has lush green foliage and cascading waterfalls, making this a perfect country to visit at any time throughout the year.

If you are planning a vacation in the future, don’t rule this part of Europe off your list. Here are four reasons to travel to Iceland.

Backpacking Tjörvafell, Hnausapollur, Iceland

Backpacking Tjörvafell, Hnausapollur, Iceland

Stunning Views

The absolute best feature of Iceland is the scenery. You can see everything from huge mountains of ice to rich forests in this country, depending on the time of the year that you visit. If you book the right hotel, you will be able to see all of the wonders of this country right from your room, but that shouldn’t stop you from exploring. Take a bus ride around the borders of Iceland, and you will have enough picturesque memories to last a lifetime.

Friendly Locals

Many European countries are known for having stuck-up residents, but that is not the case in Iceland. Almost everyone here speaks English, and they are more than happy to help you during your trip. You will have friendly accommodations at every step of you vacation, from the hotel to the waiters and beyond. This will make you enjoy the country even more.

Backpacking the Blue Lagoon in Iceland

Backpacking the Blue Lagoon in Iceland

Affordable Accommodations

Iceland may not be the cheapest place to stay in Europe, but it is far from the most expensive one either. Most of the entertainment comes from free activities, like a simple walk through the city. You can rent a car and drive around for a bit, and you’ll surely find something to do for little to no money at all. All you have to worry about is finding a good hotel to stay in.

Proud Culture

The best part of any vacation is getting to know more about a different culture. Some countries have lost their cultural significance over the years, but not Iceland. The language, wildlife, scenery, and general way of life are incredibly preserved, so you can get a true feel for what life is like in another country. If you still need a taste of America while you’re away, you could eat at Pizza Hut, McDonald’s, or one of the other fast food restaurants in Reykjavik. Approach your vacation with an open mind, and you never know what you might find.

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About the author

Cindy is an American that travels back and forth to Iceland for her business. She likes to take a cruise over there when she can, but sometimes she flies as well. Either way, so ends up at Hotel Natura every time to complete her vacation.

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