Author: Lea Müller - The Reykjavik Grapevine

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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