Author: Hannah Jane Cohen - The Reykjavik Grapevine

Happening This Weekend: Our Picks!

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More snow, more sadness, more sledding. That doesn’t mean though, that your weekend must be wet and icy. Here are…

The Reykjavík Grapevine Design Awards 2019: Nominations Open!

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Every March, Reykjavík pays homage to the best of Icelandic design at HönnunarMars (Design March). It’s a month filled with aesthetic…

Nostra: Serving Up Sophisticated Dining With Unexpected Twists

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While only one floor above the bustling streets of Reykjavík, Nostra’s dim-lit interior makes the restaurant feel a world away…

Happening This Week: Our Picks!

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Well, it finally snowed. But that doesn’t mean it’s time to settle in with a cup of matcha and binge…

Happening This Weekend: Our Picks!

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School has started. Morale is low. The apocalypse is nigh. Cheer yourself up with these not-to-miss events. Friday, January 11th…

Grapevine Music Awards 2019: One To Watch – GRÓA

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It’s a moment of pure DIY punk bliss: three girls want to form a band but have no musical background….

Happening This Week: Our Picks!

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The first weeks of January—we’re all broke, cold, and desperate for entertainment. But never fear, dear readers, here are your…

Mhmmm… Carbs: The Best Comfort Food In Reykjavík

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While we’re all about the seven course tasting menu at Dill, sometimes you just want to stuff carbohydrates in your…

How To Be Alone: Finding Unexpected Solitude On Sólheimasandur

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The idea of having any part of Iceland to yourself has, in recent years, become increasingly unlikely. At every spot,…

Artist Playlist: Dadykewl’s Top 5 Unconscious Inspirations

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Singer and producer Dadykewl’s signature is that of positivity and good vibes. Serving up everything from introspective trap to feel-good…

Track By Track: ‘BIPOLAR’ By Ragga Holm

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Ragga Holm might be best known from Reykjavíkurdætur, but her newly-released ‘BIPOLAR’ shows she can easily stand on her own…

What Have We Won?: The Hardest Race In The World

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None of us here at the Grapevine can run 1 km without thinking we will die. We’re a collection of…

Happening This Weekend: Our Picks!

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We know you’re probably still hungover from New Years—we definitely are. But that’s no excuse not to have a bangin’…

Grapevine Playlist: Hermigervill, sillus, HATARI, Psychoplasmics, ZAKAZ & More

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A lot of great music sneaked out over the Christmas period, whilst your eye was off the ball, and on…

Icewear Fancies: Dagur Lauzon Þorfinnsson

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⏞ Fancies is a Grapevine series where we highlight an individual with supreme style.This time, we’ve teamed up with Icewear…

Icewear Fancies: Kristbjörg Lára Gunnarsdóttir

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⏞ Fancies is a Grapevine series where we highlight an individual with supreme style.This time, we’ve teamed up with Icewear…

Fancies: Freyja Eilíf

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Fancies is a Grapevine series where we highlight an individual with supreme style. Our latest subject is Freyja Eilíf (32), who…

Track By Track: ‘Love, Lust, and Greed’ By Great Grief

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Great Grief has been playing worldwide for five years, so calling their newly released debut album, ‘Love, Lust, and Greed,’…

What Have We Won?: Chocolate, Bitch

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The Grapevine has always been hardcore into Omnom chocolate. Just look at our past shopping and gift guides or our…

Fiiiiiive Goooooold Riiiings: Christmassy Goings-On In Reykjavík City

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Reykjavík is a cosy and festive place to be at Christmas, from the decoration-festooned downtown streets to pop-up markets, special…

Happening This Weekend: Our Picks!

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The weather sucks. Politics look bleak. The Króna is falling and we’re sure a volcano will probably explode sometime soon….

Icewear Fancies: Ragnheiður Anna Róbertsdóttir

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Fancies is a Grapevine series where we highlight an individual with supreme style. This time, we’ve teamed up with Icewear to…

Happy Hour Of The Week: It’s Cocktail Veður

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Few words look better together in the English language than “happy hour,” especially in Reykjavík, where liquor comes at a…

Perfect Day: Gains, Shows and Vegan Food With Finnbogi Örn Einarsson

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Finnbogi Örn Einarsson, the backbone of the Icelandic hardcore scene, has had a crazy few weeks. Within the first days…

Track By Track: ‘Night Music’ By PORT

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Above all else, PORT seeks to dive deep into alienation and escapism. Their first EP, ‘Night Music,’ came out in…