Grapevine Playlist: GANGLY, sóley, Dream Wife & More

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Icelandic musicians are coming out of hibernation this month, with new releases dropping all over the genre spectrum. Here are…

Happening This Weekend: Our Top Picks

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If you’re twiddling your thumbs, wondering what to do this weekend- fear not. Take a look at some of our…

Bergur Ebbi Benediktsson’s Top 8 Books

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Bergur Ebbi is a writer and comedian. He is the author of stage plays and poetry and his latest book,…

Ísold Uggadóttir’s Top 8 Films

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Ísold Uggadóttir is a scriptwriter and director who’s putting the finishing touches on her first feature film, ‘Andið eðlilega’ (‘Breathe…

Guðbjörg Tómasdóttir’s Top 8 Albums

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Bubba (Guðbjörg Tómasdóttir) is the Icelandic half of Swedish/Icelandic female duo My bubba, whose third album, “Big Bad Good”, produced…

Word of the Issue: Djammviskubit

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The word of the issue this time around is djammviskubit; a portmanteau of “djamm” (“party”) and “samviskubit” (“regret”). It refers…

Grapevine’s Best Of 2017: Best Place To See A Movie

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Everyone who comes to Iceland is pretty keen make the most of their time here, and whether that means a…

Anna Ásthildur’s Perfect Day In Reykjavík

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Anna Ásthildur is a music professional, currently based in Berlin. “I work at Iceland Music Export marketing Icelandic music abroad,…

Reader Letters: The Whale-Hunting Debacle

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Hi, I just read on your site that more minke whales will be killed because of the demand of some…

Grapevine Playlist: Hermigervill, aYia, AUÐUR & More

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From synth-pop to house to R&B to rap, here are five new Icelandic tracks that have been on the Grapevine…

Grapevine’s Best Of 2017: Best People Watching Spot

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Everyone who comes to Iceland is pretty keen make the most of their time here, and whether that means a…

Hikes, Climbs, and Cafés: Things To Do Outside Of Reykjavík

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If you’re aching to get away from city life for the day, we’ve go you covered. Check out our picks…

Grapevine’s Best Of 2017: Best Day Trip

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Everyone who comes to Iceland is pretty keen make the most of their time here, and whether that means a…

Grapevine’s Best Of 2017: Best Newcomer

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One of the most-asked questions by visitors to Iceland is: “Where do we eat?” It’s a tough question to answer,…

Grapevine’s Best Of 2017: Best Place To Buy A Wool Sweater

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While high prices mean Reykjavík isn’t really thought of as a shopper’s paradise, there are still plenty of great local…

Grapevine’s Best Of 2017: Best Clothing Store

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While high prices mean Reykjavík isn’t really thought of as a shopper’s paradise, there are still plenty of great local…

Grapevine’s Best Of 2017: Best Place To Go With A Group Of Friends

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One of the most-asked questions by visitors to Iceland is: “Where do we eat?” It’s a tough question to answer,…

Grapevine’s Best Of 2017: Best Place To Watch Sports Over A Beer

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Once again we come to the time in the year where we do the hard task of assessing which bars…

Grapevine’s Best Of 2017: Best Beer Selection

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Once again we come to the time in the year where we do the hard task of assessing which bars…

Grapevine’s Best Of 2017: Best Late-Night Bite

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One of the most-asked questions by visitors to Iceland is: “Where do we eat?” It’s a tough question to answer,…

Grapevine’s Best Of 2017: Best Lunch Place

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One of the most-asked questions by visitors to Iceland is: “Where do we eat?” It’s a tough question to answer,…

Grapevine’s Best Of 2017: Best Must-Try Dining Experience

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One of the most-asked questions by visitors to Iceland is: “Where do we eat?” It’s a tough question to answer,…

Grapevine’s Best Of 2017: Best Seafood Restaurant

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One of the most-asked questions by visitors to Iceland is: “Where do we eat?” It’s a tough question to answer,…

Grapevine’s Best Of 2017: Best Hike

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Everyone who comes to Iceland is pretty keen make the most of their time here, and whether that means a…

Grapevine’s Best Of 2017: Best Place To Take The Kids

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Everyone who comes to Iceland is pretty keen make the most of their time here, and whether that means a…

Grapevine’s Best Of 2017: Best Brunch

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One of the most-asked questions by visitors to Iceland is: “Where do we eat?” It’s a tough question to answer,…

Grapevine’s Best Of 2017: Best Cheap Meal

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One of the most-asked questions by visitors to Iceland is: “Where do we eat?” It’s a tough question to answer,…

Grapevine’s Best Of 2017: Best Record Store

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While high prices mean Reykjavík isn’t really thought of as a shopper’s paradise, there are still plenty of great local…

Grapevine’s Best Of 2017: Best Secondhand Shop

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While high prices mean Reykjavík isn’t really thought of as a shopper’s paradise, there are still plenty of great local…

Grapevine’s Best Of 2017: Best Newcomer Bar

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Once again we come to the time in the year where we do the hard task of assessing which bars…

Grapevine’s Best Of 2017: Best Place To Go Dancing

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Once again we come to the time in the year where we do the hard task of assessing which bars…

Grapevine’s Best Of 2017: Best Family Meal

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One of the most-asked questions by visitors to Iceland is: “Where do we eat?” It’s a tough question to answer,…

Grapevine’s Best Of 2017: Best Goddamn Restaurants

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One of the most-asked questions by visitors to Iceland is: “Where do we eat?” It’s a tough question to answer,…

Grapavine’s Best Of 2017: Best Place For A Fancy Meal

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One of the most-asked questions by visitors to Iceland is: “Where do we eat?” It’s a tough question to answer,…

Grapevine’s Best Of 2017: Best Vegetarian Restaurant

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One of the most-asked questions by visitors to Iceland is: “Where do we eat?” It’s a tough question to answer,…

Grapevine’s Best Of 2017: Best Sushi Restaurant

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One of the most-asked questions by visitors to Iceland is: “Where do we eat?” It’s a tough question to answer,…

Grapevine’s Best Of 2017: Best Place To Watch The Sunset/Aurora

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Everyone who comes to Iceland is pretty keen make the most of their time here, and whether that means a…

Grapevine’s Best Of 2017: Best Art Museum

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Everyone who comes to Iceland is pretty keen make the most of their time here, and whether that means a…

Grapevine’s Best Of 2017: Best Coffeehouse

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One of the most-asked questions by visitors to Iceland is: “Where do we eat?” It’s a tough question to answer,…

Grapevine’s Best Of 2017: Best Barber

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While high prices mean Reykjavík isn’t really thought of as a shopper’s paradise, there are still plenty of great local…

Grapevine’s Best Of 2017: Best Bookshop

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While high prices mean Reykjavík isn’t really thought of as a shopper’s paradise, there are still plenty of great local…

Grapevine’s Best Of 2017: Best Shop To Pick Up Local Fashion

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While high prices mean Reykjavík isn’t really thought of as a shopper’s paradise, there are still plenty of great local…

Grapevine’s Best Of 2017: Best All-Around Bar

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Once again we come to the time in the year where we do the hard task of assessing which bars…

Grapevine’s Best Of 2017: Best Place To End The Night

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Once again we come to the time in the year where we do the hard task of assessing which bars…

Grapevine’s Best Of 2017: Best Place To Start The Night

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Once again we come to the time in the year where we do the hard task of assessing which bars…

Grapevine’s Best Of 2017: Best Thai Restaurant

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One of the most-asked questions by visitors to Iceland is: “Where do we eat?” It’s a tough question to answer,…

Grapevine’s Best Of 2017: Best Indian Restaurant

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One of the most-asked questions by visitors to Iceland is: “Where do we eat?” It’s a tough question to answer,…

Grapevine’s Best Of 2017: Best Bakery

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One of the most-asked questions by visitors to Iceland is: “Where do we eat?” It’s a tough question to answer,…

Grapevine’s Best of 2017: Best Museum

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Everyone who comes to Iceland is pretty keen make the most of their time here, and whether that means a…

Grapevine’s Best Of 2017: Best Art Gallery

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Everyone who comes to Iceland is pretty keen make the most of their time here, and whether that means a…