Author: Hannah Jane Cohen - The Reykjavik Grapevine

The Next Big Thing: At New To Us, See The Future Of The Icelandic Scene

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New To Us. #3 will be on September 21st at 20:30 at Hlemmur Square. Admission is free! “If you’re a…

Well, You Asked: God Left Us Aeons Ago

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Could God make a rock so heavy that even he couldn’t lift it? Woah, hold up there, cowboy/cowgirl/cowperson. HE? HE…

A Gorgeous Glacier Hike From Reykjavik: A Full Day Exploring the South Coast Of Iceland

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The South Coast of Iceland is one of the countries most travelled roads—and for good reason. Including everything from spectacular…

Fancies: Steinunn Eldflaug Harðardóttir & Eldey

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Fancies is a Grapevine series where we highlight an individual with supreme style. Our latest subject is Steinunn Eldflaug Harðardóttir…

Crack Open A Cold One: Your Guide To Reykjavík Beer Places

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Legend has it that a new era of lager has begun. Here’s the ultimate Reykjavík beer guide to help you…

Horror-Scopes: Star-Crossed Lovers

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In Horror-Scopes, Grapevine’s dedicated team of professional astrologists breaks down your upcoming weeks based on shit like where the planet…

Artist Playlist: Lift Off With Plútó

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Eleven-member DJ group Plútó comprise the most comprehensive knowledge tank of dance and electronic music in Iceland, essentially like an…

Rock & Roll & Redemption: Une Misère Are Here With A Sermon Of Acceptance

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The boys of Une Misère are exhausted. Having just days ago returned from a 40-day tour of Europe and Russia,…

Perfect Day: Miss Gala Noir, The Queen Of Iceland

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Miss Gala Noir, the Drag Queen of Iceland 2019, rules with a fabulous fist. The Polish-born, Reykjavík-based performer is the…

Ask A Scientist: How Well Prepared Would Iceland Be For A Nuclear Disaster?

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Could Iceland handle a nuclear disaster? Would the country be prepared for a Chernobyl-esque situation? To find out, we reached…

Bring Your Own Drill: Toolraiser 2019 Is The DIY Fest You’ve Been Waiting For

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The DIY, or rather DIT, scene in Reykjavík is booming, and one of its pillars is the Reykjavík Tool Library….

Grub & Grog: Bryggjan Brugghús Cooks With Beer, Glorious Beer

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From the burger buns to the ice cream, Bryggjan Brugghús strives to use its delicious beer in everything it serves….

An Ice Cave In Reykjavík? Welcome To Perlan’s Wonders Of Iceland

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“Did I stumble through the back of the wardrobe and end up in Narnia?” I asked myself as the unassuming…

Iceland Airwaves Announces Airwaves Pro Music Industry Conference

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Today, Iceland Airwaves announced a new part of their programme entitled Airwaves Pro. A music industry conference, it’ll be held…

Horror-Scopes: The Fault In Your Stars

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In Horror-Scopes, Grapevine’s dedicated team of professional astrologists breaks down your upcoming weeks based on shit like where the planet…

Perfect Day: Ragga Hólm

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Ragga Hólm is a rapper, a member of Reykjavíkurdætur, a radio personality, and the owner of the new Curious queer…

The Vegan Food Guide: A Reykjavík ExtraVEGANza

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It wasn’t a million years ago that it was hard to come up with a reliable dinner recommendation for vegans…

WIN! A 3-Day Dream Camper Van Trip In Iceland From Kúkú Campers

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If you’ve ever been annoyed that hotels are stationary, then it’s time for you to grab a camper for your…

Just Sayings: “Að Launa Einhverjum Lambið Gráa”

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‘The Lion King’ is now in theatres and what better way to celebrate the ultimate savannah revenge story than with…

Fancies: Mighty Bear

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Fancies is a Grapevine series where we highlight an individual with supreme style. Our latest subject is Mighty Bear, the…

Oil Spill In Northern Iceland

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A tanker truck capsized two days ago on North Iceland’s Öxnadalsheiði mountain pass, dropping 13,000 litres of fuel into the…

Penises Pulled Off Picturesque Icelandic Mountain

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After being defaced but a month ago by phallus-obsessed vandals, the Icelandic mountain of Helgafell is once again clean from…

Grapevine Playlist: Auður, Birgir, Skaði, Singapore Sling & More

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What’s new in Icelandic Music you ask? Many, many things. Singapore Sling – Suicide Twist Take some classic 80s goth…

Boiling Over: Of Monsters And Men Are Back With ‘Fever Dream’

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“We’ve never been as excited to share something with people,” says Ragnar Þórhallsson, smiling broadly as he sips his coffee….

Last Words: We’re All Gonna Die

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According to new scientific studies, we’ve got about 30 good years left before climate change kills us all in its…