Kevin is Your Friend in Reykjavik

Kevin is Your Friend in Reykjavik. Originally from Germany, Kevin is our dedicated Product Manager, seamlessly blending technical expertise with creative problem-solving. His journey to Iceland began in 2015 during a business trip, where he not only fell in love with the country but also with a special someone.

By 2018, he had made Iceland his permanent home. Kevin enjoys strolling through Iceland’s scenic landscapes with his daughter and is often seen downtown, enjoying a drink with friends and colleagues. With his extensive technical know-how and passion for his new home, Kevin is a pivotal part of our team, ensuring everything runs like clockwork behind the scenes.

Let’s Ask Your Friend in Reykjavik a Few Questions!

If you choose just one thing from Iceland, what would you choose?

Defintely the food, I was amazed by the quality when I first moved here.

If you’re interested in tasting Icelandic food while in Iceland, we recommend you check out our Reykjavik Food Lovers tour. You will taste at least ten traditional Icelandic foods and treats while discovering local traditions from your expert guide. Our curated selection of local cuisine will help you check off many items on your Icelandic food bucket list. We’re sure you’ll be delighted with the quality of the handpicked restaurants we partner with.

If traditional food is not your jam, you can check out our list of the best restaurants in Reykjavik.

Would you change anything about Iceland if you could?

Photo: Jesús Rodríguez Fernández

The weather 🙁 I live near the ocean, so my street is essentially a wind tunnel, blowing you into the ocean if you’re not weighed down by the constant rain.

What is your favourite place in Iceland?

This may sound cheap, but everything! No matter where you look, the country is just absolutely beautiful.

What is your favourite Icelandic food?

What is skyr?

More like a range of foods – the dairy products in Iceland are just amazing!

How about an Icelandic drink?

The craft beers, as endless as that list may become, have definitely made me fall in love with the country twice over. As a German, that is high praise.

If you’re interested in Icelandic beers, we recommend you check out our Reykjavik Beer & Booze tour.

You’ll have the opportunity to taste ten unique Icelandic craft beers from various regions of Iceland. For those who prefer stronger liquor, we offer a tasting of five schnapps – fiery shots often enjoyed on special occasions or with meals. As we stroll through downtown Reykjavik, you’ll immerse yourself in the local culture, guided by an expert local. It doesn’t get any better than this! This truly is the ultimate Reykjavik bar tour!

What‘s best about Reykjavik?

The Downtown Area is always bursting with life, with people from all over the world gathering and enjoying themselves.

What is best about Iceland?

Nature—in a single day, you can witness breathtaking waterfalls, a beach made of black sand, and awe-inspiring glacier lagoons. Where else can you find that?!

What is your favourite Icelandic music/band/song?

Hard to pick, but I always enjoy it when my girlfriend is listening to Friðrik Dór 🙂

Do you have a favourite Icelandic clothing brand?

ZO•ON cause they made my jacket that I´ve been using for 5 years and keeps me warmer than a thick wool coat.

What is your favourite restaurant?

Flatey Pizzeria at Grandi! Best Pizza in the world.

What Icelandic food is most often eaten at home?

Flatkaka for breakfast has become a daily staple, as well as Skyr 🙂

If you want to try to make your own, check out our recipe blog!

What is your favourite candy?

Definitely the liquorice; I think I’d be living in the wrong country if I didn’t like it.

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