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Best Of Reykjavík 2019: Best Place For Aurora Spotting

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So, you’ve shopped in the shops, drank the drinks, and eaten all the foods. And whilst those things are all…

Airwaves 2019 Saturday Super-Review: Funky JóiPé & Króli, Auður’s Energy & More Hatari

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Alas, Airwaves is over. I will not say do not weep, for not all tears are an evil. The Grapevine…

Food Of Iceland: Liquorice

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Liquorice gets a bad rap internationally, thanks to black jellybeans being the worst candy ever made, as well as Twizzlers…

Mystery Surrounds Series Of Missing Cats In Mosfellsbær

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Cats have been disappearing under mysterious circumstances in the town of Mosfellsbær, Fréttablaðið reports, and while there are numerous speculations,…

Good Weather Not Needed: Exploring Snæfellsnes In Autumn

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Autumn. An elusive season in Iceland, it briefly makes an appearance as the endless summer days draw to a close,…

Hannah Gadsby On ‘Douglas,’ PC Culture, Cher & More

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Australian comedian Hannah Gadsby’s international career ironically kicked off after she announced that she was quitting comedy in her furious…

We Used To Hate It, Now We Miss It: Almar Atlason’s ‘Thirst & Promises’

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Almost four years ago, Almar Atlason, a first-year art student at the Iceland Arts Academy, had a final project. Naturally,…

Work On Hverfisgata A Nuisance: Construction Lags While Businesses Suffer

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The eastern stretch of Hverfisgata closed on May 20th and is slated to remain closed until late September while road…

Tourist Missing In Þingvallavatn Lake

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A Belgian tourist has gone missing, reportedly having fallen into the largest lake in Iceland. According to South Iceland Police,…

New Museum Alert!: Peep Into A Real Life Icelandic House

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In this economic climate, every krona counts, and those of us who live in Iceland know this best. Ísafjörður resident…

Fishing At Elliðavatn: Tight Lines, Tangled Lines

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I was baffled when my son came to me one day and told me that he wanted to go out…

Iceland Passes Major Gender Identity Law: “The Fight Is Far From Over”

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Yesterday afternoon, Iceland’s Parliament passed a new law which greatly expands the rights of trans people, including those who are…

Check (Your Drawer): Recently Rediscovered £1M Chess Piece May Have Icelandic Roots

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When a Scottish antiques dealer acquired a small, worn chess-piece carved from walrus ivory for £5 GBP in 1964 (13,540…

Best Of West Iceland 2019: Best Tour

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West is best! However true that sentiment rings, we’ll try a little harder to illustrate what we love about the…

Best Of West Iceland 2019: Best Café

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West is best! However true that sentiment rings, we’ll try a little harder to illustrate what we love about the…

The Only Cod War That Matters: Reykjavík Fish ‘n’ Chips, Rated

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Ah, fish ‘n’ chips, the food of kings. Greyjoy ones, anyway. They’re best eaten piping hot in the open air,…

Sultuslakur: Iceland’s First Rhubarb Cider

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“My grandmother used to make rhubarb wine,” says Sveinn Steinsson. A chef turned brewer, Sveinn is the man behind Sultuslakur—Iceland’s…

The First Legend: From Subterranean Origins, Cell7 Is Back

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Cell7’s release concert is packed. The energy flows through the crowd, building them up with each verse until brutally releasing…

Kvartýra №49 Brings Post-Soviet Streetwear To Iceland

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Tucked away from the ubiquitous puffin stores and coffee shops of Laugavegur, there’s an oasis at the end of a…

Trans Solidarity Campaign Continues, With Growing Interest And Support

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Last Sunday, a group of trans activists and their allies arrived at Árbæjarlaug swimming pool for the third iteration of…

The Icelandic Writers On The Reykjavík International Literature Festival

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Iceland has long had a love affair with the literary arts. The tradition is born from the warrior poet Vikings,…