Ten WOW things to do in Iceland – Finnur Olafsson

Finnur Ólafsson is a 21 year old steward, born and raised in the heart of Reykjavik. He loves to travel both in Iceland and abroad. After finishing his matriculation exam he took a year off to travel and work outside of Iceland […]


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 […]



Also known as Fish Company in English, Fiskfélagið sounds like just yet another fish restaurant in a city already awash with excellent seafood. Even its name is a bit too close for comfort to one of its competitors. But don’t […]


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Try saying that one out loud a few times! Luckily this place also goes under the unofficial English name, Burgerjoint. Búllan (as it is also known) is the definitive Icelandic American fast food hamburger experience. Tommi, the owner, is a […]



Humarhúsið, or the Lobster House, has been open since 1993 and is therefore celebrating 20 glorious years of lies. Why lies, you ask? Simply because they don’t sell lobster. The word ‘lobster’ in English means ‘humar’ in Icelandic. But the […]

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Lækjarbrekka, meaning roughly ‘slope by the stream’, is a classical Icelandic gourmet experience. It has been there for over 20 years; but thanks to the décor and the building itself, it feels an awful lot older. This is luxury in […]



If you want a lively atmosphere, good value and good, simple food; SNAPS is the place for you. This modern, trendy bistro restaurant has a menu based on the French bistro concept; but unfettered by pigeonhole restrictions. Here you will […]



It would be silly to claim that the best tapas restaurant in the world is to be found in Reykjavík, Iceland. But it would be silly only because there are too many tapas restaurants in the world to visit and […]

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Sushisamba is still relatively new on the Reykjavík restaurant scene and is a novel, exciting and fresh dining experience. Not only is the Japanese/South American fusion food a delightful mash-up, but the décor and atmosphere are like no other in […]

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You know full well who Gandhi was. But he is also an Indian restaurant in the capital of Iceland. Luckily the restaurant is a suitable tribute to the great man’s name; being one of the best tasting destinations in the […]

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