Reykjavík: Safe, clean and creative

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28th Sep, 2017
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Reykjavík, Iceland’s capital, is located a short ride from the international Keflavík airport, that connects Iceland directly to various destinations in Europe and North-America. When you step out of the airport you’re greeted with the magical light of Iceland. In the summertime it is bright 24/7 and in the winter time you can be blessed with northern lights dancing in the sky. Against nature you feel yourself small, but at the same time you feel you’re a unique and important part of humanity and nature.

Reykjavík is not a big city, but it has all the characteristics of a capital. Reykjavík is known for its vibrant art scene, nightlife, restaurants and nature. The convention does not end when people exit the meeting rooms. It continues in the form of inspiration: Traveling not only broadens your horizon, it is a way to acquire a deeper knowledge of yourself and opens new connections that often grow into something meaningful.

To describe the connection to nature in Reykjavík: A salmon river runs through the city, you can go on a short whale-watching tour from the harbour in the heart of Reykjavík, if you drive for two hours you can be riding a snow-mobile on a glacier, in a few hours tour you can experience amazing geysers, waterfalls, the birthplace of the Icelandic parliament and be back to Reykjavík for a late dinner at one of the city’s acclaimed restaurants, perhaps one with a Michelin star.

Although Icelandic writers are known for their crime novels, Iceland is the safest country in the world, according to the TheGlobal Peace Index. Icelanders leave crime and violence to literature.

In Iceland you can control your pace. The rhythms of Reykjavík include every beat from the soothing heartbeat of nature to the pounding beat of the vivid nightlife.

Iceland is an energetic place. Its breathtaking nature is still being formed by the powerful forces of nature, the cliché being the island of fire and ice. Iceland’s houses and its famous swimming pools are heated by renewable energy from both hydroelectric and geothermal powerplants. The clean and fresh air is one of the nation’s pride.

In Reykjavík you experience a safe, clean and creative European city that will raise your spirits and widen your horizon. And the Reykjavík experience and inspiration will travel with you back home.

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