Pocket Rough Guide: Reykjavík is your essential guide to the world's most northern capital city, with information on all the sights in an easy-to-use, pocket-size format, and with a full-color, pull-out map.
Whether you have a few days or just an afternoon, the carefully curated itineraries found inside this first edition of Pocket Rough Guide: Reykjavík will help you plan your trip, and the "Best of" Reykjavík section picks out the highlights you won't want to miss. Visit the Hallgrímskirkja, the most enduring image of the city; stroll along the shops of Laugavegur and enjoy a meal in a stylish restaurant after exploring the National Museum; simply behold the beautiful sight of the Northern Lights.
Divided by area for easy navigation, the "Places" section is written in Rough Guides' trademark honest and informative style, with listings of the must-see sights and our pick of the best cafés, restaurants, nightlife venues, and more.• Full-color pull-out map, plus easy-to-use maps to help you find your way around.
• The very best of the area, selected by our expert authors.
• Tailored itineraries and highlights to make trip-planning easy.
• Inspirational color photography brings the area to life.
• Up-to-date background information, including transportation details and a calendar of events.
Make the most of your time with Pocket Rough Guide: Reykjavík.
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About the Author
Rough Guides are written by expert authors who are passionate about both writing and travel. They have detailed knowledge of the areas they write about—having either traveled extensively or lived there—and their expertise shines through on every page. It's priceless information, delivered with wit and insight, providing the down-to-earth, honest read that is the hallmark of Rough Guides.
James Proctor has been with Rough Guides since 1995, and is the company's original Nanook of the North. Coauthor of the Rough Guides to Sweden, Iceland, and Finland, he has also written the only English-language guides to the Faroe Islands and Lapland. One of his more obscure talents is speaking fluent Swedish—something that never fails to impress and bemuse Swedes (and most other people) he meets. Having lived and worked in Stockholm during the mid-1990s as the BBC's Scandinavia correspondent, James now returns to Sweden at frequent intervals to commune with nature at his log cabin deep in the forest.