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Shopping in Iceland – Icelandic clothes design

Shopping in Iceland – Icelandic clothes design From outdoor wear to haute couture Words by Ester, one of the expert local guides of Your Friend In Reykjavik I am a closet fashionista. I would love to dress in designer clothes … Read More

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Best Coffee places in downtown Reykjavik

We LOVE coffee It is safe to say people in Iceland love coffee and we don’t need no Starbucks to drink alot of the black stuff! We are always in the top three seats Per capita in coffee consumption. Maybe … Read More

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You should try the lamb while in Iceland

Ten Top Restaurants in Reykjavik

Ten constantly excellent restaurants in Downtown Reykjavik Iceland’s beauty is unparalleled. From fiery, active volcanoes, sparkling waterfalls, rugged mountain cliffs to the beautiful northern lights dancing in the sky, and the capital city of Reykjavik is nothing short of mesmerizing … Read More

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Opening hours during the holidays 2019

Icelanders sure like their Christmas time and it’s considered a “holy” time to spend with your family and friends.  As you see below alot of businesses are closed on the 25th of December. Hope it helps you if you are … Read More

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6 REASONS TO DO A REYKJAVIK WALKING TOUR

There are some things that are meant to be seen on foot, which is why we are passionate about providing our walking tours to those visiting Reykjavik. Participating in a walking tour on your next vacation is a great decision … Read More

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THE ELVES OF ICELAND

Or the Hidden people like we Icelanders call them It is common knowledge that Icelandic people are superstitious by nature. I was raised in a family where the Elves were like part of the landscape and life in general. My … Read More

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BEST APPS FOR ICELAND

Here is a list of the top  apps I recommend for your trip to Iceland The five first ones are kind of vital especially in winter time here on this rock 1) The official Icelandic weather app = Veður– On Android– … Read More

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THE ICELANDIC HOT DOG

The Icelandic lamb hot dog The Icelandic Hotdog is an absolute top ten Icelandic food you must try. There is no fast food that comes close in popularity to the Icelandic Hot Dog. We call them Pylsur or Pulsur. The … Read More

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RYE FLATBREAD: ICELAND’S TOP TEN FAVOURITE FOODS

Rye Flatbread is a traditional Icelandic food and definitely one of the top ten foods to try in Iceland. Every time I ask Valur if he needs anything from the store the answer is always flatbread. He really loves it … Read More

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REYKJAVIK’S FAVORITE FLEA MARKET = KOLAPORTIÐ

If you like strolling through markets and see people from all walks of life the Reykjavik flea market is for you! It’s the biggest flea market in Reykjavik, it’s named Kolaportið and it’s very popular among the locals. It’s right … Read More

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