Eliza Reid, the First Lady of Iceland

Insider Tips about Iceland

Eliza Reid, the First Lady of Iceland, was born Ottawa, Canada in 1976. She moved to Iceland in 2003 after she met Guðni Th. Jóhannesson (our president) while in graduate school at Oxford University in the UK. In addition to being the First Lady, she is also a co-founder of the”Iceland Writers Retreat,” a Meet in Reykjavík Ambassador and earlier this week she was also appointed Special Ambassador for Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals by the World Tourism Organization.

When asked to describe Iceland in one sentence in an interview with Ttravelandleisure.com, she had this to say:
“Unique nature and inspiring culture within easy reach.”

In the interview, she also shares her perfect day in Reykjavík and many helpful tips for traveling through Iceland. You can find out more here.

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