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    A few friends wish to visit Iceland after the holidays and have invited me to join. Has anyone vacationed there and any ideas for a first time visitor?

    +8  Views: 1621 Answers: 9 Posted: 3 years ago
    Tags: iceland
    witchway

    Thanks all for the great advice and fun remarks. Just came from Drs. office and my husbands cancer is back, went to his lung. He'll be going back onto chemo. so I won't be venturing anywhere. Thanks again.
    ROMOS

    Sorry to hear about your husband, positive thoughts coming his way.
    country bumpkin

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    So sorry Liz, you and your family will be in my prayers.

    9 Answers

    I went to Reykjavik a few years ago, as Bob says, take plenty warm clothes, eat the local delicacies at your own risk and if you plan on shopping,I hope you have won the lottery, everything is very expensive, especially alcohol (not good for a Scotsman).

    How exciting!  I know next to nothing about Iceland, but saw some photos on TV the other night. The landscape is rugged and gorgeous!  Pack warm clothes and good shoes. AND have the best time ever!

    Introducing Iceland: http://www.lonelyplanet.com/iceland


    I found this great site with a complete list of of clothing from head to toe for women visiting Iceland during the winter. It also has a small list of items not to bother taking like an umbrella because the wind will more than likely destroy it.


    http://www.getyourtravelon.com/what-to-wear-in-iceland-in-winter-a-packing-guide-for-women/


     Don't forget to pack a swim suit for the hot springs.


     


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    I know you're going to have a wonderful vacation. Please tell us all about your adventure when you come back home.

    Sounds like an opportunity not to be missed. Go for it wrap up warm and have a great time witchway.


     

    Well, everybody has said to dress warm so I’ll offer this:  after visiting NYC for 10 or so days I found it best to just do the touristy stuff. The places made just for tourist. There you will be known for what  you are, be treated nicely, recognized as a curious stranger and questions will be eagerly answered. How long are you going for? If for more than 10 day or so or after you’ve exhausted the visitor trades, THEN go exploring on your own but beware of any “traps”……..


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    A pair of fleecy line white Knickers might be handy ,fleecy lined for keeping you warm,and white so the polar baers wont see you so easey,

    Best way to get there is via WOW airlines. Terrific low fares with direct flights from the USA. You'll have a whale of a great vacation! Happy travels. 

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