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VIDEO: Reykjavik Grapevine’s First AMA!

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This marks our very first livestreamed Ask Me Anything video, where members of our High Five (With A Secret Handshake!)…

Reykjavik Newscast #1: Iceland Still COVID-19 Free

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Iceland has had four days now without COVID-19 and a 102 year old woman beat the virus in her home….

Best Of Reykjavík Shopping 2020: Best Jewellery Shop

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Consumerism might be destroying the planet, but hey, you can’t walk around naked. While Iceland may not be a worldwide…

Best Of Reykjavík Shopping 2020: Best Clothing Store

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Consumerism might be destroying the planet, but hey, you can’t walk around naked. While Iceland may not be a worldwide…

Abandoned Iceland #3: Around The Golden Circle Part I

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In this episode, Sam and his wife tour the area around Fluðir, Reykholt and Skálholt. They visit Faxafoss and Sam…

COVID-Cast #20: The Curve Has Officially Been Flattened!

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So, Iceland has officially flattened the curve! Over the last few days, confirmed new COVID-19 cases have decreased down from…

Track By Track: ‘Cold Wind’ By Fjara

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‘Cold Wind’ is the debut EP from four-piece instrumental band Fjara. In this edition of Track By Track, guitarist—and past…

COVID-Cast #19: The Eerily Quiet International Airport

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Keflavík International Airport is normally a beehive activity this time of year, as tourist high season begins. This year, the…

Abandoned Iceland #2: Grundarfjörður

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We journeyed to Grundarfjörður in the time of COVID-19 and instead of tourists, all we found was a lot of…

COVID-Cast #18: Kári Stefánsson And The Fake Nurse

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Valur Grettisson and Poppy Askham go over the today’s Icelandic news concerning the COVID-19 pandemic. deCODEGenetics published the latest findings…

COVID-Cast #17

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There was a breakthrough today when the government announced that they are going to ease the restriction because of the…

Grapevine Playlist: Minimalistic Sam Smith, Salóme Katrín & More

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Looking for some new tunes? Presenting the legendary Grapevine playlist. Sam Smith- “To Die For (Ólafur Arnalds Remix)” Ólafar Arnalds’…

Abandoned Iceland #1: South Coast

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In this episode of COVID-Cast, Hannah Jane visits some of the more popular tourist destinations, which are pretty much empty…

COVID-Cast #15: Drop In New Cases, Cancelled Cruises And Threats Against Health Officials

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The numbers of new COVID-19 cases have dropped significantly in Iceland today, but the situation is worsening in the country’s…

COVID-Cast #14: Eleven In Intensive Care, Two More Deaths And The Status Of PPE Supplies

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Valur Grettisson and Poppy Askham go over Iceland’s latest COVID-19 news including travel advice, an outbreak of the virus in…

COVID-Cast Episode #13: Ghost Town Reykjavík

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On this episode, Valur Grettisson and his new co-host, Pollý, walk through downtown Reykjavík. With the gathering ban and most…

COVID-Cast #12: Infection Slowing Down, Four-Month Old Child Diagnosed & The Situation In The U.S.

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In this episode of COVID-Cast, Valur Grettisson and Sam O’Donnell discuss the current number of patients in Iceland, a four-month-old…

COVID-Cast #11: Iceland Breaks 1,000 Cases & Bans Dividends On Companies That Get Bridge Loans

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Valur Grettisson and Poppy Askham go over Iceland’s latest COVID-19 news and Poppy talks about the current situation in her…

COVID-Cast #10: Virus Slowing, Blue Lagoon Lay-Offs & Testing Swabs Found

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Valur Grettisson and Hannah Jane Cohen go through the latest news about the COVID-19 pandemic in Iceland. Currently, the numbers…

STAYHOME WORLDTOUR 2020: Send Us Your Positive Stories!

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Let’s not beat around the bush: This is a difficult time for all of us. Some are dealing with a…

COVID-Cast #9: 800 With The Virus & Massive Cocaine Shortage

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Icelanders are now close to 1,000 individuals with COVID-19, and the government is preparing for a back up hospital. Valur…

COVID-Cast #8: First Icelandic Death, Spike In Transmission & Almost 10,000 In Quarantine

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In this episode, we discuss the recent spike in COVID-19 transmissions. Iceland is currently headed towards higher numbers than initial…

COVID-Cast #7: 20 Person Gathering Ban, Travel Restrictions & Parliament Infections

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The start of a new week in Iceland comes with a whole host of new measures in the fight against…

Covid-Cast #6: First Covid-19 death confirmed and more than 400 with the virus

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About 400 people have the Covid-19 virus in Iceland now, the first Covid-19-related death has been confirmed, and a crew…

Best Of Reykjavík Shopping 2020: Best Place To Buy A Wool Sweater

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Consumerism might be destroying the planet, but hey, you can’t walk around naked. While Iceland may not be a worldwide…