blue lagoon overview72 hours in Reykjavík

Village Voice, May 2017

It’s kind of insane that anyone lives in Iceland. There’s virtually no arable land, and during the winter, there are only about four hours of full daylight each day. And with only about 340,000 residents, the nation once boasted a popular dating app that promised to determine if singles were related to any potential matches.

But some of the very features that make Iceland a difficult place to live — like the rugged, icy landscape out of a Patagonia catalog fever dream — make it a great place to visit. So great, in fact, that by some estimates the number of American tourists visiting each year now exceeds the number of actual residents. Read more … 

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