Despite being abrupt, Anton's commentary was perhaps seen as timely and gained both media attention and online buzz in the following days. Natural beauty: Iceland is blessed with natural treasures, everywhere you look is picture perfect. As of April 19, 2010, "I Hate Iceland" video is currently ranked as the Most Viewed Video of the Week in United Kingdom, as well as leading in weekly top fives of other countries affected by Iceland's ash plume fiasco. Me and my boyfriend like to take walks so on the evenings we decided to explore Rejkrejvik by foot. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Interviewee: No, no. There was day light for about 20 hours.

The landscape was just amazing. You can also subscribe without commenting. Loved Iceland , we went in October ,rented a car had the most wonderful time . Iceland's biggest and most widely read tourist publication. But if it doesn’t work out, I may just have to make another trip.

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by The northern lights tour: I know this is probably surprising for a lot of you, but I really did not like the Northern lights tour I went on. Press We visited a site called the Great Geysir that had many Geysirs, one was very big and erupted every few minutes and the rest were smaller but with constant smoke coming out. Not enough hours of sunlight: When we woke up for breakfast at 10am it was still completely dark, which makes it harder to wake up because it feels quit “early”. Being there around Christmas time: Every single house was beautifully decorated for Christmas. Agreed!! As of April 22nd, the video has been viewed over 1 million times. Delivers comprehensive content on all of the main topics of discourse in Iceland at each time: in cultural life, politics or general social affairs. Read more here. It was nothing like I’ve ever seen or experienced before. You didn't know in your hotel or-- My daughter and I are going next month, October. Needless to say, just the simple act of walking was very challenging when you’re stepping on ice, rather than snow. If I recall it got dark around 15:30 (we were there mid December). We have booked a camper van and will be there for 10 days, I hope to see the Northern Lights in that time. Are you? Your email address will not be published. Know Your Meme is an advertising supported site and we noticed that you're using an ad-blocking solution. It’s not all sunshine and flowers. I actually have written about the things I LOVE about living in Iceland on two separate occasions. I-- Also, the Blue Lagoon is a big tourist trap. Required fields are marked *, Please type the characters of this captcha image in the input box. I loved Iceland and I was so pleasantly surprised that it has some of the most amazing book stores and coffee in addition to incredible landscapes. We almost fell numerous time and had to hold on to each other. Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. On April 14, 2010, Eyjafjallajökull, a volcanic glacier located in the southwest of Iceland, saw its biggest eruption since the initial report of seismic activities in December 2009. PROTIP: It took about 10 washes and a lot of virgin coconut oil to repair my hair. Drinking a smoothie, swimming, taking pictures, getting mud on our faces- it was such a fun day.

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Apr 15, 2014 at 09:06PM EDT Here is the list of the highlights of my trip, and as well as the lows. Legal Information: Know Your Meme ® is a trademark of Literally Media Ltd. By using this site, you are agreeing by the site's terms of use and privacy policy and DMCA policy.

Food is not that great but I enjoyed the fish soups. The Blue Lagoon: It was very relaxing to spend the day with my boyfriend swimming in the lagoon and feel like we have no worries in the world. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. First of all, the main reason why I hated it is because I DID NOT GET TO SEE THE NORTHERN LIGHTS. It is boring after dark: After dark there is not much to do in Rejkrejvik. Luxury Voyager is a London based luxury trave blog. Especially, it gave our holiday a special festive vibe. But the worst part about it was rushing to see everything you wanted to see in the daylight before it gets dark again. We plan on checking out the Blue Lagoon as well, just because. I understand that this is the reason why many people visit Iceland, but in order to see the northern light you need to be lucky, so if you ever go on one of these tours just consider that it is no guaranteed that you will actually get to see it. This is it about Iceland, if you got any questions or comments feel free to leave them in the comments below. Following my trip to Iceland, I’ve noticed that even though I had a great time, I also had things that I didn’t like about the beautiful island of Iceland. Here is the list of the highlights of my trip, and as well as the lows. In Iceland I finally got to see it and it was absolutely fascinating. Here you can find reviews and style guides on luxury experiences in destinations from all around the world. The Blue Lagoon is a tourist trap but i wanted to go anyways , just to say ” check ” been there done that ., and i was happy i did , it was great . to view the image gallery, Now, we did see something eventually, a tiny little bit of green in the sky but it was nowhere close to the real deal. From the lakes, to the fields- Iceland is mesmerising with its views, and the white snow only makes it look even more beautiful. Interviewee: Sorry? Iceland Volcano Man – I Hate Iceland (Dance Remix). you’re going to have so much fun! Their Ice cream is so creamy. It’s amazing that you were able to visit regardless. It is slippery everywhere: You need to be extremely careful not to slip when you walk on the snow that turned into ice.

Following the YouTube clip's viral rise in a day, Scotland's Real Radio contacted Anton for a short interview on the phone, which went on air and uploaded on YouTube: According to the local media, the Glasgow resident hit the bar after finding out his flight to the Czech Republic was cancelled due to the volcanic ash from Iceland. A grand, continuously updated database of Iceland's main restaurants, clubs, cafes, shops, museums, tours and tourist attractions as well as a thorough events listing. WHAT I LOVED ABOUT ICELAND Natural beauty: Iceland is blessed with … to view the video gallery, or There lots of small hot springs used by locals. Thank you for this comment. Did not see any northern lights either , but hey , that’s nature for you . To be honest, I’m a big fan of Iceland, and became an even bigger fan the longer I spent away from it, so this was not an easy list to make. Copyright © 2003 - 2020 Fröken Ltd. All rights reserved. Also, when we did the golden circle tour that was the reason why the tour was very rushed because they wanted us to be able to see all the sites while it’s daylight. We were just cold, tired from the flight, hungry and disappointed.