It's dark, it's winter, you are huddled in bed in that strange, yet beautiful limbo just before sleep...then a crash! The sound of a door slamming in the house...
Yet all doors are meant to be locked and se... Read more ➞
The lineup for the annual electronic and hip hop music festival Sónar Reykjavík is taking form. A number of new acts were revealed this week, including the UK band Orbital and Iceland’s favourites FM Belfast.
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How much do you know about Iceland's culinary trends and traditions? Have you ever eaten Icelandic food? Are you aware of Iceland's most acclaimed restaurants? Test the strength of your stomach with this fun tr... Read more ➞
Welcome to Reykjavík! Explore this vibrant and creative city like a local and embrace Icelandic culture by attending one of the many events scheduled this week. You might have your sightseeing program sorted bu... Read more ➞
If you have been following our day-by-day rundown of Iceland's mischievous Yule Lads—the thirteen half-trolls who descend from the mountains on the days up to Christmas—you'll have started to notice a pattern.
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Just before seven o’clock this morning, a powerful earthquake was recorded at Bárðarbunga stratovolcano in Vatnajökull National Park.
The Icelandic Meteorological Office has reported that there are no signs ... Read more ➞
The days leading up to Christmas were made for indulgence. That one extra drink on a night out loses its taboo; it's fine to go a little over budget to get that perfect gift for a loved one... and then, of cour... Read more ➞
Microbar is the quintessential stop for beer aficionados in Iceland, offering a wide selection of bitters, lagers and ales that are sure to quench your thirst after a long day exploring the city. Given that its... Read more ➞
Christmas is on the horizon, meaning shopping for presents and decorating the tree is on everyone’s agenda. First, however, we must look back, delving into some of the stranger stories to have come out of Icela... Read more ➞
The reason is Þvörusleikir, the fourth Yule Lad. Known in English as 'Spoon-Licker', this half-troll sets out from the haunting lava fortress of Dimmuborgir in north Iceland on the fifteenth of December, to beg... Read more ➞
A tourist at Reynisfjara black sand beach on the South Coast got hit by one of the beach's infamous sneaker wave yesterday, trapping him in the surf.
The roaring, rolling waves at Reynisfjara are particularl... Read more ➞
Oh, the weather outside is frightful, as it usually is in Iceland in December. So get snug inside, grab a cup of hot chocolate and listen to this cosy playlist we’ve created for those cold winter nights.
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