A Taste Of Iceland In Boston
Boston is one of the main American gateways for travelers flying to Iceland via Icelandair, but, this month, Iceland is coming to Boston! From March 1 — 4 Chef Hákon Már Örvarsson will collaborate at Eastern Standard Kitchen & Drinks for an Iceland inspired menu. The Paradise Rock Club will host the free "Reykjavik Calling" music event featuring Mugison and Eli "Paperboy" Reed, among others, on March 3. Icelandair offers Bostonians free ice-skating and rentals on March 3, and you can catch the Icelandic films Inni, featuring Sigur Ros, and Summerland for free on March 4, all in Kendall Square. For a full list of events and details, click here.
Icelandic Film Festival At Lincoln Center
The Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Icelandic Film Centre have joined forces to bring Images from the Edge: Classic and Contemporary Icelandic Cinema to the Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center from April 18 — 26. Tickets go on sale April 1. Click here for more information.
Icelandic Horse Festival
The good-natured, stout, and genetically distinct Icelandic horse will be the subject of celebration March 29 — April 1 in and around Reykjavik at the 2012 Icelandic Horse Festival. Photo and film exhibitions, riding tours, equestrian and "tolting" shows round out the proceedings with plenty of attractions for horse enthusiasts and travelers. Click here for more information.
Iceland's most important annual design event returns to Reykjavik on March 22-25. Hundreds of openings, exhibitions, workshops and other events focused on everything from fashion to furniture to food take place across the word's northernmost capital. Local artisans and exciting international names will abound. Find out the details here.
Icelandair is currently offering a steal of a package that ensures you will experience all that is essential to Iceland during your stay. From the spa, to museums, to a 4x4 SuperJeep adventure, you will not be disappointed. Check out the complete package here.
Mentor Series Photo Trek
Mentor Series photo treks come to Iceland at the end of summer 2012 as Nikon professional photographers Layne Kennedy and Lucas Gilman lead groups through beautiful scenery in the Land of Fire and Ice. The trip includes nine nights of four-star accommodation, breakfasts, dinners, a boat ride and more. See all the details right here.
Snow Scooter Break
Enjoy a thrilling city break in Iceland: join an exciting snowmobile tour near Reykjavik and go shopping in the city center. Click here for more information.
Fishing day trips are ideal for beginners or advanced anglers who want to escape the city and immerse themselves in the pure nature of the Icelandic countryside with beautiful mountain scenery and fishing in crystal clear waters. Click here for more information.
Iceland in the News
"Though cloud cover the night before had scuttled my chance to see the Northern Lights, my plan for a 36-hour road trip from Reykjavik, ending a great four days in Iceland, was in full effect." — New York Times travel writer Seth Kugel on his December trip to Iceland
"If ever a country was blessed with natural scenery, it's Iceland. This year, you can discover that barren beauty in a new and unexpected way: on a bike." — The Travel section editors of USA Today have made cycling southern Iceland one of their "10 Incredible Adventures For 2012"