Reykjavik

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Reykjavik — Its name means “smoky bay,” a reference to the mist emitted by the region’s abundance of geothermal hotspots, but Reykjavik is steamy in more ways than one. The cultural, economic, and political capital of Iceland, this cosmopolitan city is just as modern as its Scandinavian big sisters.

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For geothermal activity, lively cultural opportunities, and a thriving nightlife.

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9 Great Airports for a Layover

February 25, 2014 by Karen Gardiner Dion

Ah, airport layovers. Few of us will ever actually look forward to them, but there are some airports where top-notch facilities make waiting for a connection ... Read More »

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6 Reasons to Visit Iceland in the Winter

January 16, 2014 by Karen Gardiner Dion

Chalk it up to the name, or perhaps the prospect of short daylight hours, but many people are not exactly keen on the idea of visiting Iceland in the winter. But ... Read More »

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A New Wave of Hotels Offer High Design on a Low Budget

November 13, 2013 by Karen Gardiner Dion

With the Millennial generation growing up, the travel industry is beginning to see a gap in the market for sophisticated young travelers on a budget. Budget-chic ... Read More »

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Deal Alert: 4-Night Trip to Iceland with Flights and Hotel From $649

October 28, 2013 by Karen Gardiner Dion

If this winter's bright aurora forecast has you itching to see the northern lights, this last-minute flight and hotel deal from Icelandair might well be your ... Read More »

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How to Do Iceland in Five Days: Reykjavik and Three Adventures

September 16, 2013 by Jim Sherman

After spending five days in Iceland, I can't understand what took me so long to visit. The country is a mere five-hour flight from New York (like flying to ... Read More »

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“See if your airline allows for extended layovers so that you can include an additional destination in your trip without booking separate flights.”

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