Author: Hannah Jane Cohen - The Reykjavik Grapevine

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…

Fancies: Helgi Snær Jónasson Kjeld

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Fancies is a Grapevine series where we highlight an individual with supreme style. Our latest subject is Helgi Snær Jónasson…

Nerds Of EVE Online Lose Minds Over Change In Chat Function

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Remember in the first season of ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ when the Vulcans gained the ability to fly undetected by comms…

Reykjavík Events: Mr. Silla, Jae Tyler, Varðað & lowercase night!

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There’s absolutely no excuse for you not to have a majestic weekend with these events going on. Friday, July 12th…

A Flood Of Feeling: ‘Nr. 3 Umhverfing’ Fills The Snæfellsnes Countryside With Art

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“Guð er til?” Translated, the question becomes, “Does God exist?” It’s a thought many face at one point or another,…

Lucky 15: Eistnaflug 2019 Goes Back To Basics

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Over the past 15 years, Eistnaflug has grown from a tiny one-room DIY shindig to one of the biggest festivals…

Fancies: Natka Klimowicz

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Fancies is a Grapevine series where we highlight an individual with supreme style. Our latest subject is Natka Klimowicz (27),…

Track By Track: ‘Undir skyggðarhaldi’ By Andavald

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Black metal supergroup Andavald dropped their debut, ‘Undir skyggðarhaldi,’ earlier this month, capping three years or work. It’s an imposing…

Nerds Of EVE Online Decimated By NPC Drifters

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Last week, the nerds of the MMORPG EVE Online were shocked by a surprise attack—no, not of heart disease from…

Reykjavík Events: GYDA, The Cure, BERG Contemporary & More!

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July is here in full force and we are living for it. Soak in the sun with these not-to-miss Reykjavík…