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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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THE FERMENTED SHARK OF ICELAND

Everything you need to know about the fermented shark of Iceland For centuries Icelanders had to find ways to store food during long and cold winters. That was before refrigerators and modern technology. One of those „delicacies“ and one of … Read More

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TEN TIPS FOR DRIVING IN ICELAND

It is great to drive around on your own time without any dependence on pre-fixed schedules or destinations. You can just enjoy the unique landscape of this rugged island on your own time. If that is what you have decided … Read More

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TRAVELING WITH CHILDREN IN REYKJAVIK

It can be stressful traveling with children if you are not sure what to expect. We don‘t want you to be stressed so here are a few tips on what to bring and what to do in Reykjavik as a family. While visiting … Read More

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20 FREE THINGS TO DO IN AND AROUND REYKJAVIK

Are you coming to Iceland and discovering how much everything costs here? 🙂 Here are 20 free things to do in the greater Reykjavik area for you to enjoy so you can save some Icelandic krona A visit to Hallgrímskirkja … Read More

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ICELANDER’S LOVE OF LICORICE

Icelanders have always had a thing for licorice. To many travelers’ surprise, so much of the sweets contain some kind of licorice. We don‘t really know why except for the fact that it’s just so good! A few decades ago … Read More

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WHAT IS SKYR?

So Skyr to us is what cheese is to you (at least if you‘re European)! We have it for breakfast, lunch or afternoon snack. It has been a part of the Icelandic traditional diet since the country was settled in … Read More

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