By: P. Szwarc
Most of the clichés that you’ve heard of Iceland are actually true: it is the land of jaw-dropping landscapes, volcanoes with unpronounceable names (try Dynjandi), northern lights and extremely warm and welcoming people (who are not too too hard on the eyes...). Honestly, Iceland is something out of this world, and if you’re into a combination of adventure and leisure, Iceland is the perfect vacation spot for you! In this article, I’m going to go through everything you’ll want to consider when planning an Iceland trip.
When to go:
Icelandic weather is notoriously unpredictable. You have to bear in mind that most tourist attractions are only open from late May to early September, so pick some time in between. I strongly suggest visiting Iceland sometime between those periods because you’ll experience the natural phenomena denominated as “the “Midnight Sun” (no, not the Bella Thorne movie), when the sun never truly sets. However, if you want to experience the Northern Lights (possibly my favourite part of the trip) go between September and January, but expect freezing cold weather.
What to do:
Okay, this might be a lengthy list but here it goes (I promise it’s worth the read):