The world we live in never ceases to amaze. When you think you have heard it all, you hear something new! Coming from a superstitious country with plenty of legends ...
For nearly 20 years, Reykjavik has celebrated the annual Reykjavik Culture Night. The Culture Night takes place all over the Icelandic capital, now on the 23rd of August, with countless of celebrations and shows in the city streets, squares, museums, homes and businesses. With over 600 events, the Reykjavik Culture Night is the biggest festival [...]
29th August 2014 Eruption was confirmed at 00.02 and lasted 2-3 hours on Friday morning. This was a small deviation from the process that is going on in the area, magma is still flowing and cracks are forming in the landscape. First pictures from TF-SIF show that the fissure is 900m long and around 5km [...]
The Golden Circle. That’s our answer when asked about one of the most popular tourist route in Iceland. There is no surprise that hundreds of thousands of tourist visiting Iceland travel this magnificant route each year to lay eye on some of Iceland´s most unique landmarks. One of those is the historical site Þingvellir, where the [...]
Sverrir Rolf Sander, is one hell of a unique coffee vendor, as he serves coffee from the window of his apartment. When Sverrir is home, he sometimes opens up his window and places a sign in the window or outside on the street offering people coffee. Sverrir has named his business, Puffin Coffee, where he [...]
If you were impressed by the variety of the festivals in July, then the ones in August will not disappoint you. Top music festivals in August Þjóðhátíð í Eyjum (National Fesival in the Westman Islands) In Iceland, the first weekend of August is the annual shopkeeper’s holiday, named Verslunarmannahelgi.
If you are a music lover and are on your way to Iceland this summer, we have some good news for you: Iceland has a remarkable music scene, musically and location wise. The music industry in Iceland is a buzzing industry which reaches its peak during the summer, where over 30 music festivals are held [...]
Kjarvalsstadir is a beloved place in Reykjavik, a modern art museum with a cozy café, a museum shop and a fantastic garden and a grass field that is sometimes used as a music venue. The exhibitions at Kjarvalsstadir are a mix of a permanent and temporary exhibitions. The artists are both Icelandic and international, Yoko Ono is one of [...]
Iceland, as every country, has few signature dishes. Although people can argue what the Icelandic signature dish is, most Icelanders would agree that the Icelandic fish stew, (plokkfiskur) is one of those. Like with most signature dishes, most families have their own