I Heart Reykjavik Walking Tour

I Heart Reykjavik Walking Tour

If you have been researching Iceland and Reykjavik, then I’m certain you have come across the website, I Heart Reykjavik. It’s the brainchild of Auður Ösp and is essential reading before going to Iceland. One of my favorite things to do in a new city is...
Northern Lights in Iceland with SuperJeep

Northern Lights in Iceland with SuperJeep

Iceland’s lunar landscapes are mentioned in every guidebook. People talk about the terrain feeling like another planet, but I think it’s equally the lighting. The sky in Iceland is otherworldly. Blues, purples, oranges and yellows throughout the day are hypnotic. I...
Icelandic Christmas Cat: He’s a Bad Guy

Icelandic Christmas Cat: He’s a Bad Guy

Jólakötturinn: Icelandic Christmas Cat Have you ever heard of Jólakötturinn or Jólaköttur? He’s the Icelandic Christmas Cat and he is a giant black cat-monster that frightens children who misbehave around Christmas. At least this is what I heard from some...
Cafe Paris, Reykjavik

Cafe Paris, Reykjavik

I’ve said this on just about every Reykjavik post–the dairy in Iceland is spectacular. For this, I couldn’t get enough coffee drinks and drank my weight in cappuccinos and lattes. Cafe Paris is across the street from the first hotel I stayed at,...
Glo: Healthy Food in Reykjavik

Glo: Healthy Food in Reykjavik

Glo is located right off Laugavegur, the main shopping street in Reykjavik. It’s near the major hotels and the famous church, Hallgrímskirkja, and not at all hard to find. It’s easy to get to on foot and a must for anyone looking for healthy and yummy...
CenterHotel Thingholt, Reykjavik

CenterHotel Thingholt, Reykjavik

CenterHotel Thingholt was my favorite hotel of the four I tried in Reykjavik. Interesting decor, a touch of strange, and a great comfort level made it a place I’d want to return. From the moment I entered the hotel, with the textured black lava walls approaching...