Author: Hannah Jane Cohen - The Reykjavik Grapevine

Happening This Weekend: Our Picks!

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The last week of February might be windy as hell, but it need not be bleak as hell too. Lighten…

Happening This Week: Our Picks!

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From art to action to music, there’s a ton going on this week. February might be dark and cold, but…

Happening This Weekend: Our Picks!

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Happy Valentine’s Day! Just kidding, it’s an awful Valentine’s Day! That said, Pewdiepie is currently in Iceland, so if he’s…

Artson Cocktail Bar: Sustainable Elegance

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Tucked inside Nostra, one of Reykjavík’s most exquisite restaurants, Artson Cocktail Bar is, for cocktail lovers, a true hidden gem….

Happening This Weekend: Our Picks!

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From free museums to hardcore techno to inspiring photographs, there’s a lot going on this weekend. That said, here are…

Writing On The Walls Of Ice: History Reveals Itself In Katla Ice Cave

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It’s a rare occurrence to see relics of the past untainted by the present. The trenches of World War I…

Happening This Week: Our Picks!

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There are only ten more days ’til Valentine’s Day, so it’s time to download Tinder and start swiping, lest you…

Well, You Asked: Only One Nine-Year-Old Child Welcome

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Am I a bad environmentalist if I desire nothing more than warm baby puke upon my bosom? Well, technically, yes….

Fancies: Deff Starr

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Fancies is a Grapevine series where we highlight an individual with supreme style. Our latest subject is Deff Starr, or Neville…

Finding A Voice In The Void: ‘What Will We Sing About’ Dives Deep Into The Psyche

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Iceland Dance Company’s newest show, ‘What Will We Sing About?’ is an elusive journey into the human psyche, choreographed directly…

Track By Track: ‘Psychoplasmics’ By Psychoplasmics

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Psychoplasmics is the collaborative project of Lord Pu$$whip and Alfreð Drexler. Their first song, ‘101 Reykjavík,’ came out in in…

Coffee, Books And All Night Museum Parties: Anna Gyða’s Perfect Day

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Anna Gyða Sigurgísladóttir is a radio host at RÚV. This is how she’d spend her perfect day in Reykjavík. First…

Bleak Midwinter Haunts: The Spooky Reykjavík Guide

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Reykjavík is a creepy ass place. From the weather beaten-houses, to the ancient and decrepit graveyard, to the industrially extended…

The Call Of The Night: Dark Music Days Goes Back To Its Root

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The Dark Music Days festival started unassumingly in 1980, but in the 38 years since, it has taken the contemporary…

What Have We Won?: Valhalla’s Kitchen

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On November 26th, Iceland proved to the world once and for all that their cuisine is way more than just…

Happening This Weekend: Our Picks!

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The beginning of February means what? We’re close to the Chinese New Year? Valentine’s Day? The Super Bowl? Naw, it…

The Icelandic Coupons App: Saving Your Trip, Your Wallet, And Your Life

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Just about a year ago, my visit to Iceland was saved thanks to the work of Icelandic Coupons. This year…

Happening This Week: Our Picks!

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It’s the end of the month, which means we only have one week until we can finally start blasting Bone…

Happening This Weekend: Our Picks!

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It’s been said that January is the Monday of the months. We don’t believe that though, as there are so…

Happening This Week: Our Picks!

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Snow is on the ground. Coffee is in our mug. Hope is in our hearts. Make the most of your…

Fancies: Hrafnhildur Björk Runólfsdóttir & Karítas Sigurðardóttir

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Fancies is a Grapevine series where we highlight an individual with supreme style. Our latest subject are Hrafnhildur Björk Runólfsdóttir…

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…