Reykjavik is an old city. When people talk about historical cities of Europe, they talk about Rome, but rarely do they give a thought to the capital of Iceland.
Although the good people of Reykjavik had no designs on conquering Europe, they did establish the world’s first ever parliament in 930 AD, which helped to give more power to ordinary citizens. Because they were nice like that.
In 2015, Reykjavik likes to remind us of its history while also thinking ahead to the future. As such, it’s a breathtaking modern city that is atmospheric, cultured and contemporary. It’s also really cold, beautiful and environmentally-friendly.
And if you don’t like busy, noisy cities, it’s worth knowing that Reykjavik has only 120,000 inhabitants.….READ MORE ON THE NEXT PAGE