Beer from Borg Brugghus. Celabrate the national beer day in Iceland

The national Beer Day in Iceland

March 1st is the national Beer Day in Iceland and this year we will celebrate 25 years of legally drinking this golden beverage. Book cheap flights to Reykjavik with WOW air and get ready for the beer tasting of a […]


Ten WOW things to do in Iceland – Catherine Côté

Catherine Côté is a very colourful French-Canadian girl, who has lived in Iceland for almost a year now. She came to Iceland for the first time in 2010, and loved it so much that she promised herself to go back […]



Harlem is the latest in the illustrious line of trendy Reykjavík bars known more for their cool clientèle and great nights out than for their furniture, décor and ambience. Let’s start with the negative and build to the positive, shall […]

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Time for a cold one

Text by Jón Kristinn Snæhólm When Icelanders decide to do something they more or less go to the utmost extreme. In the early 80′s for instance, we discovered the VCR and it took us only four to five years to […]



There is one word above all others that screams ‘Reykjavik Nightlife’: Kaffibarinn. Not everybody loves the place, but everyone knows exactly where it is and would be sad if it ever closed down. But there is very little risk of […]

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English Pub

The English Pub in Reykjavík is all you could ever want from a pub: it has a very wide selection of beers and whiskies, is nearly always busy, has live music every night, shows live sports on huge screens and […]



Prikið is a place to eat, a place to drink and a place to dance. It is also a place to recover from the drinking and the dancing. And it is nothing short of a Reykjavík institution. It is the […]

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Bar 11

Bar 11 is a many-fabled wonderland of hot, thumping rock music, inadequate toilets, bad smells, cheap drinks, not having enough personal space to lift your glass to your lips, and of literally everybody thinking themselves lucky to be there. Since […]



In a city where the swankier a bar is, the quicker it tends to be replaced by something even better, b5 has bucked the trend. The pleasant name b5 comes from the street address at Bankastræti 5 and it is […]

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If you’re European there’s every chance you know all about the Eurovision Song Contest. If you’re North American, there’s every chance you’ve never even heard of it. And if you’re from anywhere else in the world, you’ve probably at least […]

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