Why stop in Iceland on the way to San Francisco?

Direct flights are the way to go. Why should you change planes for hours if you do not have to? On a recent trip to San Francisco, I changed my mind. Why? Last month, Icelandair, known for its generous 32-inch economy seat, flew its new Heathrow flight from San Francisco Airport to Iceland for a few days. In fact, it was a holiday in two countries. So I spent my time in the land of the midnight sun. READ ALSO: Questions and Answers: What to do during a long stopover in Reykjavik? The blue lagoon The blue and foggy waters …

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