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Reykjavík’s colourful, quaint, iron-clad houses are a source of constant fascination to visitors. But as well as being decorative, the
We at the Grapevine do not encourage people to drink to excess, but if you ever wanted to have twelve
Wow! Can you believe that a week passed since the last #GVpics winner was announced? Time is FLYING round here.
Akureyri, the self styled “capital of the North,” is Iceland’s second-largest settlement. Often called Iceland’s ‘second city’, the 18,000-strong population
We had a nice visit yesterday from Julia, the winner of last week’s #GVpics Instagram competition, who dropped by with
The people of Akureyri have been keeping a secret from us Capital Region folk. It’s called The Seven. For years
“Hey Hannah, you can drive right? Do you want to drive John up north, to do an interview?” ‘Up North’—that’s
Tourists Destroying Natural Hot Spring
Volcano Near Reykjavík “Cannot be Ruled Out”
“I Don’t Condone Violence”: Leon Hill Speaks Out About ‘Bam Incident’
Have You Noticed The Mess They Have Made Of The Airport Renovations?
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I had been stubbornly ploughing through mounds of snow overlaying a sheet of ice one Sunday morning when a blind
After last week’s inaugural #GVpics Instagram contest, it’s time for round two. The first week had a joint winner featuring
Just outside of Reykjavík, past the snowy bulge of Úlfarsfell and the small satellite town of Mosfellsbær, lies the way
Last week we launched the first #gvpics Instagram competition – asking you, dear readers, to use the #gvpics tag on
So the sun is out, the sky is blue, and Reykjavík is your oyster. And while the downtown area is
Everyone loves getting things for free, right? And photographing stuff, everyone loves that. And lately, it seems pretty much everyone
As a running city, Reykjavík has improved immensely over the past few years. Good running paths are never far away,
I recently stumbled upon a Q/A in the New York Times that made me a bit nostalgic for my annual
Issue 09 2015
We flew to Egilsstaðir on Friday with grand plans of spending the weekend hiking and exploring the towns of East
Ideally, all of your travels in Iceland would be accompanied by mild weather and cloudless skies, but waiting for perfect
We drove past the lava fields on a gloomy day. It had rained in the morning and the green moss
An amusing interaction in a Facebook group caught my attention the other day. A small-town resident wanted to order pizza.
Any visitor to Iceland simply must visit one of the island’s ubiquitous public swimming pools. This is not a request.
Those Iceland Aurora Films guys have really outdone themselves this time. You might remember their 130 Nights Of Aurora Borealis project,
Upon entering the newly opened Whales of Iceland exhibition, we are greeted by a life-size orca hanging from the ceiling.
Absolute darkness surrounds us. You can’t even see your hands—and you hear nothing but your own breathing. We stand there
Boy, feels like it was only yesterday that we were running down the street in a screaming panic, all excited
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