Things to do in Reykjavik

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

Visit Iceland in November 1

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

Visit Iceland in October

Visit Iceland in October

October is one of the least busy months in Iceland. The rush of the summer is over, and the festivities of early winter are yet to set in. So, plan to visit Iceland in October for the mild weather, with … Read More

Iceland in September A perfect private walking tour

Visit Iceland in September

No matter what season you choose to visit. Your Friend in Reykjavik is excited to welcome you to Iceland! What better way to start your visit to Iceland in September than with a walking tour in Reykjavik with one of … Read More

A fun group on our Reykjavik food tour visiting Iceland in August

Visit Iceland in August? Excellent Choice!

Is it the best choice to visit Iceland in August? Well, August is a peak visitor month in Iceland for so many reasons. The weather, the sights, the festivals – it’s the perfect storm for good times in Iceland! With … Read MoreRead More