The Golden Circle

I talk a lot about Iceland but it occurred to me last night that I’ve never really mentioned Iceland’s number two tourist attraction: The Golden Circle. (Number One tourist attraction, obviously, is the Blue Lagoon) The Golden Circle is a series of interesting sights in the south-west corner of Iceland. The three key places are┬á├×ingvellir,… More The Golden Circle

Iceland: The Pearl

High on a hill in Reykjavik stands an odd building. The Pearl – Perlan – is a collection of hot water tanks, which store the hot water for the city, topped with a glass dome. Icelanders like to think that the Pearl is to Reykjavik what the Eiffel Tower is to Paris; an instantly recognisable… More Iceland: The Pearl