Author: - The Reykjavik Grapevine

Have Yourself A Stress-Free Grapevine Christmas

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‘Twas the Saturday before Christmas, and Laugavegur—Reykjavík’s main shopping drag—was far from quiet. Reykvíkingurs thronged the street this afternoon, scurrying…

Grapevine Christmas Music Picks: All The “Gleðileg Jól” You Could Possibly Pack Into A Playlist

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It’s the last Friday afternoon before Christmas Eve. And if you’re not imposing festive cheer on your office party by…

RVK Newscast 152: New Milestone For COVID-19

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Welcome back to RVK Newscast! In this episode we explore the amazing exhibitions in Perlan, while editor-in-chief Valur Gretttison brings…

Grapevine Picks: A Theremin Concert In Space, Our Dark Overlord Returns & Chinese Art

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It might be the week before Christmas, but there’s no let up in The Grapevine’s obsession with bringing our dear…

RVK Newscast #151: The Oldest Icelander Ever!

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Welcome back to RVK Newscast! In this episode editor-in-chief Valur Gretttison visits Hellisgerði in Hafnarfjörður to go over the latest…

RVK Newscast #150: Iceland’s Plastic Shame

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In this 150th episode of Reykjavík Grapevine’s Newscast, editor-in-chief Valur Grettisson brings you a special breaking news story regarding Iceland’s…

Grapevine Picks: Dieter Roth, Winter Lights And Jazzy Nights

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Every week we take you, gentle reader, by the hand and lead you out of your cosy accommodation into the…

Grapevine New Music Picks: Júníus Meyvant, Hanna Mia Brekkan and Ljunggren/Sverrisson

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This week we’ve got three more musical non-Christmas crackers for you, with love from Iceland. Well if you want Mariah…

Grapevine’s 13th ‘Ask Me Anything’ Is Now Online!

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Here at last is the Reykjavík Grapevine’s 12th ‘Ask Me Anything’ session. Here, editor-in-chief Valur Grettisson and news editor Andie…

RVK Newscast #149: HBO Filming Hit Show In Iceland & Yellow Flight Warning

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After a week off for printing, Grapevine editor-in-chief Valur Grettison and his trusty Chief Morale Officer Pollý are back to…

Grapevine’s 13th ‘Ask Me Anything’ This Friday!

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This Friday, December 11th, at 14:30 Icelandic time, the Reykjavík Grapevine will hold its thirteenth Ask Me Anything (AMA). You,…

Grapevine New Music Picks: Gyða Valtýsdóttir, Fríd and Ægir

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This week we bring you soaring soundscapes, serene underseascapes and cyclical clickscapes. Grab some proper headphones or plug into some…

Grapevine Picks: Eivør, Toxic Masculinity, Metal Fest And Cake Art

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Hey baby, it’s cold outside. But don’t mope about it—wrap up warm and head out to our hot event picks!…

Supernatural Iceland: Monsters

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Welcome to Supernatural Iceland! Join Valur Grettisson, editor-in-chief of Reykjavík Grapevine, as he explores the world of folklore, other-worldly visits…

Greetings, Grapevine Nation! Become A Member Of Our YouTube Channel

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We at Grapevine Towers have been so touched by your support so far—truly, our readers and viewers are the best…

RVK Newscast 148: Ancient Icelandic Manuscript Found & One COVID-19 Death

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Covid numbers are still high in Iceland, with some signs of a plateau. One man died from COVID-19 this week…

RVK Newscast #147: Shocking Icelandic Horse Video And Parliament Returns

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Welcome to Reykjavík Newscast! Icelandic Parliament is back in session after its longest break in over 30 years and Reykjavík…

Practical Icelandic: Má Ég Fá Eina Pylsu

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Velkomin! Welcome to Practical Icelandic, the series where the Reykjavík Grapevine teaches you simple and useful phrases for your trip…

Grapevine Picks: Hacktivism, Everyday Design & Movie Classics

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What is a responsible, culture-loving Reykvíkingur to do in this creative city over the coming week? Well, it’s funny you…

Grapevine New Music Picks: Borko, Brynjar and Pusswhip

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Prick up your ears! It’s time once more for The Grapevine to pour some fresh harmonic honey into them. And…

Grapevine New Music Picks: Damon Albarn, Teitur Magnússon & ZÖE

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Heads up! It’s time for this week’s Grapevine new music picks. Check out everything we’re listening to right now on…

Grapevine Picks: Dancing, Reflecting Loneliness And Different Realities

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Haven’t yet had a chance to plan your weekend? Grapevine’s got you covered! We’ve selected a few events for you…

RVK Newscast #146: Haunting Beauty Of The Steamy Lava

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This week we’re BACK at the sleepy volcano to see what’s new. Editor-in-chief Valur Grettisson (and Chief Morale Officer Pollý)…

Best Of Reykjavík Activities 2021: Best Art Hall

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Reykjavík is bustling with activities, from famous attractions to small hidden gems. And we have busted our balls, pushing ourselves…

RVK Newscast #145: Icelandic Women Are Prolific Readers

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Welcome to Reykjavík Grapevine’s newscast with editor-in-chief Valur Grettisson! Today we visited Mál og Menning to talk about books, Icelandic…