Author: - The Reykjavik Grapevine

Broken Chains: The Struggles of Foreign Fast Food in Iceland

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On New Year’s Day, Icelanders woke to the closure of Dunkin’ Donuts. The American doughnut chain, perhaps better known for…

Last Word: Bussing Blind in Reykjavík

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Strætó, Reykjavík’s oft-maligned bus company, has improved its service over the past few years. Buses run later, more frequently, and…

Weathering The Climate: Economic Challenges In The Era Of Global Warming

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Iceland’s weather over the last year has been strange, to put it mildly. It has essentially been one long season—winter—with…

The Next Battle In Iceland’s War On The Car: Road Tolls

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Road tolls and radical urban planning are among this years challenges for the city of Reykjavík. Reykjavík and the surrounding…