Shopping in Iceland

Christmas Gift of the Year

Icelanders are a bit of a fad nation. When something new comes on the market, everyone must have it. You want to be as cool as the next...
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Reykjavik Rainbow Street

Different Icelandic Souvenirs

So, Icelandic souvenirs. It is inevitable to want to bring something from a country you’re visiting. For many, the memories and photos are enough, but others want something...
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Grocery Stores in Iceland

What are the main grocery stores in Iceland? No need to look any further. Whether you’re travelling on your own in a campervan or a rental or just...
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Licorice in Iceland – A Love Story

So, licorice in Iceland. Everyone who has seen Icelandic candy will quickly realize we love putting licorice into everything. And if it isn’t licorice, it is a tyrkisk...
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Best Road trip food in Icelandic Grocery Stores

So, what is the best road trip food in Icelandic Grocery stores? The island of Iceland often surprises people with how large it actually is. Despite the small...
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Surprising Facts About Iceland

There will always be some surprising facts about Iceland you will not find out about until later. No matter how much research you will do into your trip,...
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What to pack for Iceland?

It can’t be reiterated enough; the weather in Iceland is ever-changing. You can never know that the weather will be one way or the other at a specific...
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Recommended Reads from Iceland

Icelanders are known lovers of books. The Book-flood before every Christmas is renowned, and 1 in 10 Icelanders will publish a book in their life. Icelanders are also...
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Get a Taste of Iceland in a Box!

What is the best way to get a taste of Iceland – without actually being in Iceland? May we turn your attention to these fabulous Grapevine Boxes? The...
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The Icelandic Lopapeysa sweater

The unique Lopapeysa sweater and the Icelandic sheep wool Words by Ester, one of the expert local guides of Your Friend in Reykjavik The Icelandic sheep The Icelandic sheep is...
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