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Quirky and Weird Reykjavik

For a little island, Iceland has a lot of personality. Anyone who visits Reykjavik will definitely experience our distinctive character. From our elvish passion to a toilet for punk, we can make sure your trip to Iceland is unforgettable! Your … Read More

Whale watching visit to Iceland

Whale Watching in Iceland

Whale watching is one of the many unique experiences to enjoy on your visit to Iceland. We have a unique combination of currents and weather that attract many different types of whales to our waters. There are over 20 types … Read More

Visit Iceland in February

Visit Iceland in February

The days are short, and the nights are long, which makes a fun reason to visit Iceland in February! It can get a little cold, which you can handle with the right clothing (so maybe it is time for some … Read More

Sólfarið - The Sun Voyager

Sólfarið – The Sun Voyager

Hi there!  I’m Valur, Your Friend In Reykjavik, and today I want to talk to you about the history behind Sólfarið or The Sun Voyager.  Artist Jon Gunnar Arnason made this sculpture, and it’s located down by the seafront here … Read More

Hallgrímskirkja

Hallgrímskirkja: A tribute to all that is Iceland

At over 70m high, you can see the majestic Hallgrímskirkja from almost anywhere in Reykjavik, and a little beyond. Dedicated to our most influential poet and pastor, Hallgrímur Pétursson, this church is a national monument that is a definite must-see … Read More

Cheers from the Reykjavik Beer Tour

Visit Reykjavik for the Unique Þorri Midwinter Feast!

You may think January is the first month of the year, but, if you visit Reykjavik now, you will see we also recognize that this is the fourth month of winter. If you follow the old Norse calendar, the end … Read More

Movies in Iceland

Be in the Movies in Iceland!

We don’t mean going to the cinema during your visit to Iceland (although you’re more than welcome to check out our cinema scene!). We are talking about how filmmakers, both for the big screen and small, have turned to our … Read More

The beautiful Sun Voyager or Sólfarið by the Reykjavik harbor

Visiting Iceland in December

Every time is an excellent time to visit Iceland, but December is especially special. We have the Northern Lights, ideal wintry landscapes, and 13 Santas to celebrate Christmas! Whether you venture out around the island or explore in and around … Read MoreRead More

Rick Steves in Iceland

Visiting Your Friend In Reykjavik Before the world was turned upside down, due to covid, a very interesting world traveler joined our Reykjavik Food Tour. The popular television host, guidebook author, and organizer of tours bringing people from the US … Read More

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Why You Should Visit Iceland in November

Plan to visit Iceland in November if you want to embrace the cold and fun across the island! Look up to the skies for the Northern Lights or explore the brilliant ice caves. Learn some Icelandic or check out our … Read More