Skyrgámur Dashes Tourists’ Hopes For Authentic Icelandic Experience

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Tourists throughout the country and sobbing in their Airbnbs today upon discovering the carton of skyr they picked up at…

Hurðaskellir The Most Obnoxious Yule Lad: Breiðholt Residents

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Residents of apartment blocks in Reykjavík’s Breiðholt neighbourhood are exhausted today after being kept up all night by some lunatic…

Askasleikir On The Loose, No Bowl Safe

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Chaos has erupted in several of Reykjavík’s noodle parlours today following reports of a quiet bearded man slurping up the…

Copycat Left-Over Thief Identified As Pottaskefill

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There appears to be a copycat mischief-maker plundering for scraps and leftovers in the kitchens of Reykjavík, as several residents…

Best Of Iceland Awards: South

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Welcome to Grapevine’s Best Of Iceland—a guide to the best hikes, hotels, must see spots, eateries, road trips, tours, shops…

Yule Lad Butchers Bon Jovi, Steals Spoons In East Reykjavik

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Residents of Reykjavík’s Glæsibær neighbourhood are scratching are puzzled this morning as reports have been rolling in of Icelanders waking…

Best Of Iceland Awards: North

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Welcome to Grapevine’s Best Of Iceland—a guide to the best hikes, hotels, must see spots, eateries, road trips, tours, shops…

Yule Lad Cleans Pots, Breaks Hearts In Vesturbær

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The wave of mischief that has erupted in Reykjavík this week continued this morning, with reports of Vesturbær residents awaking…

Best Of Iceland Awards: West

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Welcome to Grapevine’s Best Of Iceland—a guide to the best hikes, hotels, must see spots, eateries, road trips, tours, shops…

Best Of Iceland Awards: East

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Welcome to Grapevine’s Best Of Iceland—a guide to the best hikes, hotels, must see spots, eateries, road trips, tours, shops…

Giljagaur Goes On Foam Frenzy In Reykjavík Cafés

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Café goers in 101 Reykjavík were mildly perturbed this morning by a rowdy patron harassing baristas for excessive amounts of…

Stekkjastaur Wreaks Havoc On Dairy Case

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Icelandic media is reporting on a Facebook post from local convenience store cashier Eirikur Einarsson, who took to social media…

Comics: Lóa & Elín on Björk, Krútt, Mountain Sex, Kaleo And Exercise

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The Grapevine illustrators are working hard at the coalface of amusing art, as always. Here are their latest creations. See…

Readers Write: Should I Worry About Possible Volcanic Eruption?

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Dear Grapevine, I would love to visit your beautiful country but I am very worried about some articles I’ve been…

Track By Track: ‘The Bug’ By IDK IDA

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IDK IDA is a Reykjavík-based Dane who’s just self released her debut album. Here, she talks us through it track…

Grapevine Playlist: Jónsi, Glowie, Björk, East Of My Youth & More

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From Bára Gísladóttir’s tectonic double bass wailing, to facially-active blues duo ROFOROFO, to Jónsi and Björk’s latest releases, here are…

Björk Releases 47 Minute Mixtape Including New Material

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As the release of Björk’s much-anticipated new album ‘Utopia’ draws nearer, another glimpse of the record has been revealed as…

Five Instant Classics: Grapevine’s Icelandic Albums Of The Year, 2013-2017

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Every January for the past five years, Grapevine has assembled a panel to look back on the preceding year in…

#SmiteTheWorld: Iceland’s World Cup Winning Destiny Inches Ever Closer

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As the Icelandic national men and women’s football teams continue to smite the entire world within an inch of its…

Kaspars Bekeris’s Perfect Day In Reykjavík: Cake, Drag, Dancing

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Reykjavík-based photographer Kaspars Bekeris has worked as a TV reporter and a writer in various media for more than ten…

Making Of An Artist: Persian Carpets And Frost Activities With Þórdís Erla

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Þórdís Erla Zoëga is a visual artist based in Iceland. She received her BFA degree from the Audio Visual department…

Allie Doersch’s Perfect Day in Reykjavík: Tea, Stick ‘n’ Pokes, Mario Kart

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Allie Doersch is an artist, and the raging punk frontwoman of the band Tófa. She shared with us her perfect…

Track By Track: Gunnar Jónsson Collider’s ‘Aeons’

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Gunnar Jónsson Collider is a musician and producer from Reykjavík, Iceland. After a couple of storming sets at Airwaves 2017,…

So: Who Won Iceland Airwaves 2017?

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Oh, Airwaves. So much fun, glamour and glitter. So much beer, music, laughter and dancing under flashing lights. So much…