Well, You Asked: Dr. Phil On Single Gloves And Getting Rid Of Rashes

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Stuck in a tricky situation? Don’t worry. Grapevine’s official advice column is here to help you. How to get drunk…

Ask A Forester: Why Are There So Few Trees In Iceland?

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What do you do when you get lost in an Icelandic forest? Stand up. That’s one of the lamest jokes…

This Day In Icelandic History: Trading Vessels And A Nazi Attack

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One thing Icelanders are not particularly known for is their participation in wars. Even though Iceland suffered casualties during the…

The Breakfast Club: Morning Snacks & Decadent Brunches In Reykjavik

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It’s 7am on a Saturday morning. You’re up early, or maybe you’ve just arrived in Reykjavík, and you’re walking down…

Flip The Switch: Iceland’s Raflost Electronic Arts Festival Comes Online

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Do you know what animated notations are? Have you ever been to an algorave? No? Well, then listen up, because…

Director Of Icelandic TV Show ‘Trapped’ Goes Swimming With Sharks

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What do you do on your day off while shooting a film on an island in the South Pacific Ocean?…

The Horde Assembles! Iceland’s World Cup Squad Announced

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It was the moment we’ve all been waiting for. At a press conference today at the Icelandic Football Association (KSÍ)…

Counting Sheep: Ka Ki Wong’s Latest Short Set In Iceland

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You are walking towards the person you have been searching for your whole life. Your heart starts beating faster and…

Ask A Zoologist: Why Are We Able To See Puffins Only During A Few Months?

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Puffins are in many ways a symbol of Iceland. While some eat them, others buy them as cuddle toys from…

Meet Herdís Hallvarðsdóttir — The Voice From The Reykjavik City Bus

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Herdís Hallvarðsdóttir has one of the most famous voices in Reykjavík – maybe even in Iceland. Anybody who has ever…

This Day In Icelandic History: Murder Duo Bjarni And Steinunn Get Sentenced To Death

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In summer 1802 two curious murders happened in Sjöundá, near Rauðasandur beach in the Westfjords. The village consisted only of…

Seeking The Inner Child: María Viktoría Embarks On A Cacao Adventure To Guatemala

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Musician María Viktoría laughs heartily on a bright day in Reykjavík, anticipating her upcoming travels to the United States and…

Why Not? Reykjavík’s Underground Scene Gets A New Home

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Why Not? Plötur is a young record label owned by Ægir Sindri Bjarnason that makes sure that records see the…

A New Era: Meet Vigdís Jakobsdóttir, Reykjavík Arts Festival’s New Director

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“I truly believe that the arts are the most powerful tool to celebrate humanity and to sustain and create peace…

On The Edge Of Morality: Börkur Sigþórsson On His New Film “Vargur”

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After the international success of the Icelandic TV series “Trapped,” Icelandic director Börkur Sigþórsson is close to finishing his new…

Monosodium Glutamate FTW: Prins Póló On His New Record And Solo-Tour

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Svavar Pétur Eysteinsson is a very busy man. Not only is he a farmer, producing the popular bulsur (vegan sausages)…

Ask An Astrochemist: What’s With All The Sunburn In Iceland?

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Did you ever wonder why, after hiking in Iceland, you wake up the next day with a red nose, shoulder…

Sumardagurinn Fyrsti: Iceland Celebrates The First Day Of Summer Today!

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It’s April 19th and the sun is shining. Laugavegur has been converted into one giant water slide. If you are…

María Sólrún Back With A New Film

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14 years after her last major effort, “Jargo“, Icelandic director María Sólrún returns to cinemas with “ADAM“. The film will…

Icelandic Choir Scores Soundtrack For Legendary Video Game

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Schola Cantorum, the chamber choir of Reykjavík’s prominent Hallgrímskirkja, will be featured on the soundtrack by Bear McCreary for Sony‘s…

More Amplifiers Than Band Members: The Powerful Doom Metal Of Morpholith

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“The concert is held on the occasion of the screening of ‘The Doom Doc’ that we and Godchilla are organising,“…