Blue Lagoon, Iceland

The Blue Lagoon, Iceland

Blue Lagoon The amazing Blue Lagoon is a popular tourist attraction in Iceland, named for its milky-blue geothermal seawater. The lagoon, set in a black lava field, was formed in 1976 near the Svartsengí geothermal power …

Reykjavik, Iceland

Church in Reykjavik

Reykjavik Reykjavik, the capital and largest city of Iceland, will most likely be your first port of entry into this fairly isolated island country. Iceland’s nearest neighbour in Europe is Scotland, lying 800 kilometres (500 …

The Golden Circle Iceland’s “The Golden Circle” is a popular tourist route which includes the Geysir Geothermal Area, Gullfoss waterfall, and the Þingvellir (Thingvellir) National Park, which became Iceland’s first listing on the UNESCO World …

Iceland Landscape: Lunar Likeness and Geology The strange, moon-like landscapes of Iceland inspire astronomers, stargazers and film buffs alike. Others travel across the world for its stunning Blue Lagoon, and impressive volcanoes and glaciers. But …