Winter Activities Guide: Don’t Fear The Snow

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During the first months of a year, Reykjavik and its surrounding lava fields are covered in snow, creating a winter…

A Rainy Cityscape For This Week’s #GVPics

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Brevity is the source of wit, they say. And simplicity, the soul of elegance. Okay, I made that second one…

Nordic Design Tells More: ‘Century of the Child’ Exhibition

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Over the past century, the Nordic region has become synonymous with simplicity and functionality in design. From now until February…

On High Alert: A Night Of Aurora Chasing

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After seeing a recent high-alert aurora forecast, myself and a few other Grapeviners decided to jump in the car and…

‘Ransacked’ At RIFF: A Kick Of Reality

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The 2008 financial crisis was felt worldwide. Icelanders were faced with an unprecedented economic depression that continues to affect families today. Pétur…

The Cave Tamer

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Raufarhólshellir, the third largest lava tunnel in Iceland, is easily accessible from Reykjavík: after a 35km drive, it’s simple to…

The Winner Of This Week’s #GVPics Competition

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Winter is right around the corner, but these native Icelanders are not ones to complain. Local fauna come together to chat about…

Happening Tonight: Mitch Frohman Quartet

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Let your spirit move freely at tonight’s KexJazz. Six-time Grammy Award winner Mitch Frohman will performs his sax and flute…