Your Friend In Reykjavik Blog

Stories and Inspiration from Your Friend In Reykjavik
Coffee is sacred in Iceland

Best Coffee Shops in Reykjavik

We LOVE coffee Searching for the best coffee shops in Reykjavik can be a daunting task because there are quite a few. Icelanders love their...
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Best Restaurants in Reykjavik

Consistently excellent restaurants in Downtown Reykjavik Iceland’s beauty is unparalleled. From fiery, active volcanoes, sparkling waterfalls, rugged mountain cliffs to the beautiful northern lights dancing...
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Walk With a Viking at the starting point Ingólfur Square

REYKJAVIK WALKING TOURS FOR EVERYONE

Some things are meant to be seen on foot, so we are passionate about providing our walking tours to those visiting Reykjavik. Participating in a...
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THE ELVES OF ICELAND

Or the Hidden people, like we Icelanders, call them It is common knowledge that Icelandic people are superstitious by nature. I was raised in a...
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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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Explore Our Tours

A few colourful houses on a small island

Flatey Island from Stykkishólmur

A ferry pulling into an island

Stykkishólmur – Flatey – Brjánslækur Tour

A group of people standing on a glacier

Glacier Hike & Helicopter Combo Tour

Mountains with glaciers in the valley below

Grímsvötn Eruption Helicopter Tour – Skaftafell

Mountainous landscape with a glacier and lake in the valley

Fast Glacier Helicopter Tour – Skaftafell

Northern lights over a town at night

3-Day Northern Lights Winter Adventure

Two people standing in a cave of ice pointing up

Ice Cave & Helicopter Tour – Skaftafell

Large crater with beautiful blue water inside

Laki Craters & Surroundings Helicopter Tour – Skaftafell

Highland waterfall

9-Day Ultimate Fjallabak Adventure