Your Friend In Reykjavik Blog

Stories and Inspiration from Your Friend In Reykjavik
A screenshot of the Weather App

BEST APPS FOR ICELAND

Here is a list of the top apps I recommend for your trip to Iceland. Apps can help you get around, give you extra knowledge,...
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A stop at the Icelandic hot dog stand on our Reykjavik food tour

THE ICELANDIC HOT DOG

The Icelandic lamb, pork and beef hot dog The Icelandic Hot dog should definitely be on your top ten Icelandic foods to try. There is...
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The special Icelandic Rye Flatcakes

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...
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REYKJAVIK’S FAVORITE FLEA MARKET = KOLAPORTIÐ

If you like strolling through markets and seeing people from all walks of life, then the Reykjavik flea market or Kolaportið flea market is for...
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Icelandic Fermented shark in plastic cans

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...
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A gravel road in the middle of nowhere in Iceland

TIPS FOR DRIVING IN ICELAND

It is great to drive around on your own time without dependence on pre-fixed schedules or destinations. You can just enjoy the unique landscape of...
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Kids playing, Helgi Halldorsson

Traveling with Children in Reykjavik

Family holidays are supposed to be enjoyable experiences filled with memories that you’ll look back on for many years to come. But it’s not always...
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The Reykjavik pond looking at Hallgrimskirkja and Frikirkjan churches

FREE THINGS TO DO IN REYKJAVIK

It is no secret that Iceland is an expensive country. It consistently ranks in the top 5 of the most expensive countries in the world....
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The Icelandic licorice

ICELANDER’S LOVE OF LICORICE

Icelanders have always had a thing for licorice. To many travellers’ surprise, many sweets contain some licorice. We don’t really know why except that it’s...
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Different versions of cans

WHAT IS SKYR?

IcelandicProvisions, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons So Skyr to us is what cheese is to you (at least if you’re European)! We have it...
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Westfjords of Iceland

Spend Easter at Aldrei fór ég suður in Ísafjörður

Does your trip to Iceland coincide with Easter in March? If you’re looking for a holiday experience like no other, there’s only one place to...
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Icelandic lamb soup dish

THE ICELANDIC LAMB SOUP

The Icelandic lamb soup, or Kjötsúpa, is known as a cure for all, and of course, it’s a part of our Reykjavik Food Lovers Tour. Cold,...
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Explore Our Tours

Glacier Hike Discovery on Vatnajokull

Landmannalaugar

Landmannalaugar and the Valley of Tears

Reykjavik Meet & Greet

Reykjavik Meet & Greet

Harpa

Private 6-Hour Airport Transfer & Tour

Car

Private 5-Hour Airport Transfer & Tour

Perlan

Private 4-Hour Airport Transfer & Tour

Car

Private 3-Hour Airport Transfer & Tour

Lava

Litli Hrutur Active Volcano Hike