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Best of the Web: Iceland

by Team Fathom

Best of the Web: Iceland

Photo: Courtesy of Ezioman / Flickr

We scoured the web so you don't have to.

Take Monday Off: Iceland, by Dennis K. Berman
Endless summer sunlight lets you squeeze gallery going, whale watching, horseback riding and seafood savoring into one long weekend. (Wall Street Journal, 6/25/2011)

The Magic Circle: Iceland Road Trip, by Amelia Hill 
Iceland's Route 1 runs round the entire country. A new farmstay tour follows it to some of the island's most awe-inspiring — and unvisited — spots. (Guardian, 3/5/2011)

Daniel Bergmann, Photographer
Gorgeous images of Iceland.

Visit Iceland - Official Tourism Information Site

Iceland Country Profile - Facts, Leaders, Media (BBC)

In Search of Iceland's Nordic Cuisine, by Shane Mitchell
T+L heads to Iceland in search of the best Nordic cuisine. (Travel + Leisure, April 2011)

Iceland's New Coop, by Carly Berwick
Iceland's first grand orchestral space: the Harpa Reykjavíc Concert Hall and Conference Center. (Conde Nast Traveler, May 2011)

Insiders' Guide to the Northern Lights 
Where to see the aurora borealis in Iceland. (Guardian. 11/13/2010)

Airwaves 2010, by Karen Day
From crowd surfing to the surreal, our photos from Iceland's biggest music festival (Cool Hunting, 10/20/2010)

Iceland After a Year of Financial Crisis, by Robert Jackson (Financial Times, 10/9/2009)

36 Hours in Reykjavik, Iceland, by Frank Bruni (New York Times, 1/5/2009)

Eight Days No Nights, by Sue Halpern 
Iceland specializes in extremes: you can Ski snowfields, raft glacial rivers, ride five-gaited horses, hike among waddling puffins — and there's enough summer daylight to savor it all. (Conde Nast Traveler, July 2007)

Rick Moody on Iceland, by Rick Moody
The author of the Ice Storm on an unexpected Eden (Conde Nast Traveler, January 2007)

Iceland's Ring Road: The Ultimate Road Trip, by Mark Sundeen
A midsummer drive around Iceland on its 830-mile Ring Road, where the scenery shifts from glaciers to geothermal pools to re-enactors dressed in Viking garb, all of it under the midnight sun.(New York Times, 6/18/2006)

Welcome to Reykjavik, Iceland, by Peter Jon Lindberg (Travel + Leisure)
Young, cosmopolitan Icelanders are creating some of today's best (and strangest) pop music, quirky fashions, and simply the wildest nightlife in Europe. (March 2000)

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