It’s -5 degrees centigrade outside and the landscape is covered with snow and ice. The sky is clear, the sun is setting and the moon has risen. We get changed and ready for our time at the Blue Lagoon Spa in Iceland. As we make cold the dash from the changing area to the lagoon, the chilled air grasps my skin, face and hair. Getting into the water, was like getting into… Read More
103,000 square kilometers of land and only a population of around 350,000 people, Iceland is one of the worlds most sparsely populated countries in Europe. But you know what that means don’t you? Quiet and untouched areas to explore! Iceland is known for its black sandy beaches, landscapes that change from red dessert sand to glacier lagoons, fjords and volcanoes. With these spectacular landscapes, it is also known that Iceland is one… Read More
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With that in mind, it is well know that Iceland is not the cheapest country in Europe, but not the most expensive of the Nordics!
“I can never afford those types of holidays” Have you seen those offers of 3 nights in Lapland for more than 1000 EUR per person (including flights, transfers, half board and meet santa)? I always thought that I would never be able to afford a trip here! Thankfully, Finnish Lapland is from my experience the cheapest of the Nordics. Although what I spent is considered as “expensive” on terms of budget travel,… Read More