Some great skiing weather in northern Iceland this festive season, and is that a polar bear?!
There’s a lot on in Reykjavik today, from the arrival of Yuletide Lad Gully Gawk, to a St Lucia procession, to a performance by the renowned Reykjavik Wind Quintet.
Sunday Times readers recently voted Iceland “Best Adventure Travel Destination” but if you’re reading this news with a sense of déjà-vu, it could be because Iceland was also voted “Best in Travel 2012” in Lonely Planet’s annual Readers’ Choice Awards, and was among the National Geographic Travellers’ pick of “Best of the World 2012”. And [...]
In just one week, Iceland’s Yuletide lads will start coming down from the mountains to cause mischief in all Icelandic homes. I’ll keep you posted as each arrives, but if you’re visiting Reykjavik before then you can see some of these Christmas creatures in various places around town – and if you note the location [...]