Author: Lea Müller - The Reykjavik Grapevine

More Than A First Lady: Iceland’s Eliza Reid Tells Her Story

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Eliza Reid, First Lady of Iceland since 2016, criticises the public depiction of women representing similar roles as hers in…

Watch Out: Storm Is Coming

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A storm is expected today at three o’clock in the afternoon in the East and Southeast of Iceland, according to…

Get Your RIFF On!: The Grapevine Picks

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Cinephiles assemble! RIFF, The Reykjavík International Film Festival is back and will be bringing some much needed visual content to…

Horror-Scopes: The Drawing Of The Taurus

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In Horror-Scopes, Grapevine’s dedicated team of amateur astrologists breaks down your upcoming weeks based on shit like what Mercury’s up…

Húsavík Town Guide: Its All About The Views

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When I first visited Húsavík in 2016 Northern Iceland felt like the edge of the world to me. Coming from…

Perfect Day: Ásrós Helga Guðmundsdóttir

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Ásrós Helga Guðmundsdóttir is one half of the indie band Between Mountains, which won Iceland’s Battle of the Bands Competition…

Can’t Help (Fall)ing: Enjoying The Autumn In Iceland

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However brief the fall season is in Iceland, it is certainly a magical time. In September and October, the leaves…

Extraordinary Aurora Weekend Ahead

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After a slow start of this autumn’s aurora season, the upcoming weekend is looking good in the forecast. Both Icelandic…

Phone Survives Spectacular Fall And A Year Outdoors

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IPhone owner Haukur Snorrason was surprised to have his device returned this week after he accidentally dropped it from a…

Jim Ratcliffe To Increase Salmon Population

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Jim Ratcliffe, the richest man of Great Britain, plans to increase the salmon population in rivers in North-East Iceland. The…

Nonnabiti Closes After 27 Years – A Shock To Reykjavík’s Nighthawks

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Nonnabiti, the legendary downtown sub shop, ceases operations after 27 years of catering to locals and tourists alike. The budget-friendly…

Reykjavík Mobility Parade On Car-Free Day

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To celebrate the annual Car-Free Day in Iceland, some of the main roads will be closed in the Reykjavík city…

Music News: Tangerine Dream, Airwaves, & Björk

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One of the biggest icons of electronic music, Tangerine Dream, has painted stadium-sized soundscapes for no less than half a…

“Jellyfish” Against Plastic Pollution

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Six Icelandic women swam 34 kilometers across the English Channel, from Dover in England to Cap Gris Nez in France….

Escape The Reykjavík Rush-Hour By Bike

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A new bike rental company has started its operations in Reykjavík today. Customers can book over the app which the…

Iceland Consumes The Most News Online Worldwide

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Iceland makes the top of the list, when it comes to online news consumption, a study conducted by the OECD…

Björk, The Knife And Fever Ray – An Experiment

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In a musical exchange, Icelandic icon Björk Guðmundsdóttir and Swedish artists Fever Ray and The Knife remixed each other’s songs….

Tesla Sets Up Service Center In Iceland – At Last

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On September 9th, Tesla opened its first service center in Reykjavík, after Icelanders had inquired frequently over the previous two…

A Bakery In A Telephone Booth

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In an attempt to reduce food waste, Eiríkur Helgason, owner of the bakery Nesbrauð in Stykkishólmur, decided to expand his…

Mike Pence And Katrín Jakobsdóttir Shockingly Struggle To Find Common Ground

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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Icelandic Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir struggled to find common ground concerning what poses the…


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