Pack Up the Grill, Honey, We’re Moving to Reykjavk
The World’s Great Towns, June 1997
Pack Up the Grill, Honey, We’re Moving to Reykjavík
You don’t have to live where you’re living now. You could head for an exotic town.
You’ve dreamt it, right? Who hasn’t now and again: mused about getting a few paychecks ahead, giving your boss notice, boxing up the essentials, and lighting out for plusher pastures. Embarking for a new city, a new hometown. Somewhere that has peaks or ocean or rainforest — or all of them — practically right out the door. A place
This notion need not remain a fantasy, you know. People do do it. Why not you? Sure, there are hurdles — language barriers, culture shock, the gnomes at immigration — but none you can’t clear. To that end we’ve assembled profiles of ten of the most dazzling, most cosmopolitan, most sportive metropolises on the planet, cities big enough to produce both an engaging
Photo by Andrew Eccles