Food & Drink in Iceland

The Icelandic sheep are our four-legged Vikings

Icelandic Sheep – Our Four-Legged Vikings

The Vikings brought sheep to Iceland over a thousand years ago. Now, the humans didn’t wear horns, but some of these four-legged Vikings did! And they have adapted and flourished into hardy, fluffy mainstays for Icelanders. They provide wool for … Read MoreRead More

A fun family on a private Reykjavik Walking Tour

Private Tours in Reykjavik, Iceland: Perfect for You

Private Tours in Reykjavik, Iceland: Perfect for You Private tours in Reykjavik, Iceland, are ideal for discovering the magical Bay of Smoke. Today, the steaming hot springs that gave this port city its name makes way for wondrous delights for … Read More

Traditional food in Iceland - Plokkfiskur

Traditional food in Iceland – Plokkfiskur

Traditional Food In Iceland – Plokkfiskur I remember it fondly that Plokkfiskur or Fish stew was one of the things I frequently had when growing up. Being raised in a small fishing village, of course, helped with the constant supply … Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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

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