Books on Iceland

Recommended reading before visiting Iceland

Wallpaper City Guide: Reykjavik is an exciting and stylish guide to the northernmost capital in the world (yes, the guide covers this and other Reykjavik clichés in its introduction). The guide lists Reykjavik landmarks and interesting architecture in Iceland as well as recommended hotels and restaurants in Reykjavik. The Wallpaper City Guide Reykjavik is published by Phaidon and can be bought at Waterstones for £4.49

Wasteland with Words by Sigurður Gylfi Magnússon explores Iceland's history from the early nineteenth century onwards. Essential reading for a deeper understanding of the social history of Iceland. Wasteland with Words is published by Reaktion Books and can be bought at Waterstones for £25

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Hot Springs HotelHot Springs Hotel is a wellness hotel in the South of Iceland. The hotel is located near one of the most spectacular geothermal areas in Iceland. The hotel offers 122 rooms in a wide range of room categories during the summer and luxurious apartments for couples and families all year round.

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