It’s such a perfect day, I thought I’d spend it with you, Lou Reed sang in 1972. A perfect day in Reykjavík has little to do with what Reed was singing about, but spending a day in Reykjavík with those you care... Read more ➞
This week May took over from April and Icelanders celebrated Labour Day. Let's take a look at some other noteworthy things that happened in Iceland this week.
The most exciting news this week was, of course,... Read more ➞
It’s 1.45am. You’re drunk, stumbling down a damp Reykjavík street wearing someone else’s coat, shouting incoherently about the Danish. What you really need is something to eat, to soak up the alcohol and bring ... Read more ➞
Summer has officially arrived in Iceland. Although the weather is still unpredictable in May, now is the perfect time to put on some classic Icelandic summer songs. We’ve compiled a playlist of the hottest suns... Read more ➞
Being the most populous settlement in North Iceland, it is fair to say that Akureyri is a small town with a big personality… one that could be considered a little strange by outsiders. So how much do you really... Read more ➞
Today is the first day of the Reykjavík CrossFit Championship, Iceland’s first international CrossFit sanctioned competition. 30 male and 30 female individual competitors were invited to compete—12 of which are... Read more ➞
If you spend any length of time in Iceland, you are bound to hear the word gluggaveður at some point. It’s an important Icelandic word to know because it encapsulates an incredibly common part of life here.
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When it comes down to the weather, May in Iceland can be something of a Rubik's cube; one day will be clear and bright while rainfall and gale force winds mar the next. With this in mind, read on for our recomm... Read more ➞
Perfectly located in Reykjavík’s downtown, only moments away from the iconic Hallgrímskirkja church, you will find Sundhöllin swimming pool, the oldest public baths in the city.
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May is the first full month of summer in Iceland; the snow rapidly retreats up the mountains, wildflowers bloom amongst the grey moss, and by the end of the month, the days are so long that even at midnight the... Read more ➞
The 1st of May is International Worker’s Day, but it also happens to be the International Day of the Icelandic Horse. Icelandic Horse owners across the globe are encouraged to open their stable doors so that mo... Read more ➞
Iceland only really recognises two seasons, and May marks the first full month of summer. After many months encased in darkness and ice, the country emerges in full colour, with incredible wildlife returning to... Read more ➞