The Reykjavik Grapevine — About The Reykjavík Grapevine

About The Reykjavík Grapevine

The Reykjavík Grapevine Magazine

The Reykjavík Grapevine is a free alternative magazine in English published 18 times per year, biweekly during the spring and summer, and monthly during the autumn and winter. The magazine is printed in 25,000 copies and distributed to approximately 1,000 locations in Reykjavík and around Iceland.

The magazine covers everything Iceland-related, with a special focus culture, music, food and travel. The Reykjavík Grapevine’s goal is to serve as a trustworthy and reliable source of information for those living in Iceland, visiting Iceland or interested in Iceland. Thanks to our dedicated readership and excellent distribution network, the Reykjavík Grapevine is Iceland’s most read English-language publication.

You may not agree with what we write or publish, but at least it’s not sponsored content. caters to a local and international readership with an interest in Reykjavík society, culture, music, food and travel. At its core, is the web-edition of the biggest and most widely read English publication in Iceland, The Reykjavík Grapevine.

The site contains articles on all of the main topics of discourse in Iceland, including culture, politics or general social affairs. The site also features a thorough events listing section where one can find updated information and recommendations for shows, concerts, clubs and events and a continuously updated database of Iceland’s main restaurants, clubs, cafés, shops, museums, tours and tourist attractions.

Every back issue of The Reykjavík Grapevine may be read and downloaded from, and new issues are made available upon their publication date.


We welcome interest from Iceland-based freelance writers. Send pitches and writing samples to

The Reykjavík Grapevine has never and will never run paid-for content or advertorials.


Aldís Pálsdóttir,
Hilmar Steinn Grétarsson,
Hörður Kristbjörnsson,
Jón Trausti Sigurðarson,
Oddur Óskar Kjartansson,
Valur Gunnarsson

Jón Trausti Sigurðarson /

Editor in Chief
Catharine Fulton /

Sales Director
Aðalsteinn Jörundsson /


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