Your Friend In Reykjavik Blog

Stories and Inspiration from Your Friend In Reykjavik

The Icelandic National Costume

The Icelandic National Costume is rooted in centuries of history. From paintings and manuscripts to fragments of surviving clothing, we can catch glimpses of the...
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Stefán Örn – Your Friend in Reykjavik

Get to know Your Friend in Reykjavik! When you join us for a walking tour, you will meet your special friend in Reykjavik, but getting to...
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Tips & Tricks for Cruise Ship Travelers in Iceland

As you step off your ship and onto Icelandic soil, get ready to immerse yourself in a captivating adventure. In this blog on tips &...
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Coffee in Iceland – We Love it!

From its humble beginnings to its prominent role in Icelandic culture today, coffee holds a special place in the hearts of locals. Join us as...
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Hanna Kr – Your Friend in Reykjavik

Get to know Your Friend in Reykjavik! When you join us for a walking tour, you will meet your special friend in Reykjavik, but getting to...
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Easter in Iceland

So, how is Easter in Iceland? Despite having a state church, Icelanders are not particularly religious people. Those who believe in God describe it as...
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A Curtiss-Wright P-40C Warhawk Iceland 1942 San Diego Air & Space Museum

Air crashes in Iceland during WWII

Unlike naval battles around Iceland during WWII, few, if any, Icelanders died in air crashes in Iceland during the same period. From 1940 to 1945,...
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Icelandic Leg of Lamb – Sunday Roast

There are a few courses Icelanders are as proud of as the leg of lamb. Icelanders will swear by it, and you will have a...
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Garðar – Your Friend in Reykjavik

Get to know Your Friend in Reykjavik! When you join us for a walking tour, you will meet your special friend in Reykjavik, but getting to...
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The Best Music Festivals in Iceland

Icelanders do not like being seen as lacking, but we understand that we cannot hold many large international music festivals. But that doesn’t stop us...
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The Wonderful Quern – Folktale

This folktale shows that making a deal with the devil in a folktale sometimes turns out well for you. But you better put your affairs...
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Nature Reserves and Parks in Reykjavik

You don’t have to go far to enjoy Icelandic nature, as there are many nature reserves and parks in Reykjavik. If you are here only...
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Explore Our Tours

Northern Lights seen from a boat

Northern Lights Cruise from Reykjavík

A whale rising out of the water

Whale Watching Cruise from Reykjavík

an outdoor patio area with a bottle of wine on a table

Chromo Sapiens Experience with Prosecco

a colour art exhibit with people standing amongst it

Chromo Sapiens: Guided tour & dinner

A group of people on a RIB

Puffin Capital RIB Safari – Private Tour

A group of people on a RIB

Puffin Capital RIB Safari in the East

A display of Gin bottles

Thoran Distillery Experience

A picture of Gullfoss, one of the biggest waterfalls in Iceland.

The Fastest Golden Circle Bus Tour

Northern Lights in Iceland

Northern Lights Photography Small Group Tour