Go gushy for geysers
For a real taste of Iceland, skip its fermented shark and puffin burgers and head straight for the country’s glorious glaciers and natural hot spas, writes Louis Crowe
‘So you can bring back your women,” joked the Wow-Air rep, explaining why the airline had started to fly direct to Ireland. Apparently, the hardy Norsemen couldn’t persuade their womenfolk to decamp to a place they called “Island” or Iceland. So they stopped off in Ireland to ‘persuade’ some fair folk to join them.
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