Reykjavik Classics is a concert series featuring live classical performances at Harpa two times a day for the rest of the summer. Each concert is only 30 minutes long—a perfect addition to the mandatory visit to Harpa.
No matter what day it is, there is always a great chance that you’ll find an exciting music event in Reykjavik during your stay. We chose some fantastic ongoing music events in the city that you should definitely check out when you are in town.
Reading Icelandic novels during your vacation can enhance your experience and give you more insight into Iceland's society, culture and history. Here are a few Icelandic novels that in our opinion are an ideal travel companion.
Paying attention to statues and other outdoor art while travelling can be a great way to learn about the history and the culture of the place that you are visiting. Here are some of Reykjavik's greatest outdoor statues.
Most people that travel to Iceland don’t make long stops in Reykjavík. If you can tear your eyes from the beautiful mountains surrounding the city, you will notice that downtown Reykjavík is literally covered with outdoor art.
During this day tour you will have a chance to see some of the most remote parts of the Westfjords while exploring the picturesque landscape and visiting small fishing villages rich with history and culture.
The Magical History Tour is hoping to take you away! I'm not sure whether the Magical History Tour is as psychedelic as the one that the Beatles made famous, but I can tell you that it's a TukTuk tour with plenty of sight-seeing and history.
If you're headed to Iceland, you better try some of the delicious (and some not as) local authentic and traditional food. This article focuses on four really awesome things we love and urge you to try!
If you are a foodie like me and are looking for a something beyond the traditional Golden Circle tour, this experience is right on. You can't go wrong with some gourmet tastings of local delicacies along the way.
Being a native Icelandic foodie, living in San Francisco, I couldn't help noticing recently that TripAdvisor's restaurant rankings for Reykjavik are pretty bad. So, I figured I would share my alternative top ten list of restaurants in Reykjavik.
Eating is an essential part of a good vacation and it's also a way to get to know the culture of each place a little better. Here's a list of a few irresistible Icelandic treats you should absolutely try during your stay.
Thorrablot is a big event in Iceland that takes place in January each year. The Thorrablot is basically a great feast where people come together and eat traditional Icelandic food—which is by some considered the strangest food in the world.
The settlers of Iceland lived in turf cabins, characterised by their grassy roofs. Some turf houses still remain and have been rebuilt partly or entirely. Saenautasel is located in Iceland's Highlands and has been redecorated as a restaurant.
Icelanders have a deep affection for coffee. As a result, there are a lot of places in the city where you can get high quality coffee. Here's a list of the 5 best places in Reykjavik to get your daily dose of caffein.