News from Reykjavík

Food map with some of Reykjavík's best restaurants!
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Food bloggers Anders Husa and Kaitlin Orr chart a course for some of Reykjavik's best food & drink.

Christmas Programme at Árbær Open Air Museum
Sundays 11 and 18 December from 13:001-17:00 Celebrate Christmas in an old-fashioned way at the Árbær Open Air Museum!

The illumination of the Hamburg tree Saturday 26th of November
On Saturday, November 26 at 5:00 p.m., the lights on the Hamburg Tree at Miðbakki in Reykjavík Harbor will be lit for the 57th time.

Iceland sends a billboard into space!
A new campaign for Icelandic tourism encourages aspiring space travellers to consider Iceland as a more prestigious destination.

The Lava Show is open in Reykjavík!
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LAVA SHOW recreates a volcanic eruption by superheating real lava and pouring it into a showroom full of people.

Reykjavík nominated for the first Global Tastemaker award
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Reykjavík has been nominated for the first Global Tastemaker award, which will be awarded next year.

Reykjavík one of the 6 best spots in Europe for a family vacation

Article by Allison Tibaldi

Sometimes the best family vacation ideas require a passport and a sense of adventure. If you’re ready to look beyond the usual family vacation spots in the U.S., why not consider Europe for your next family trip?

Reykjavík one of the friendliest cities in Europe
Overview of Reykjavík
Recently, readers of Condé Nast Traveler voted the twelve friendliest cities in Europe in 2022, but the list includes the cities with the most smiling people who offer the most welcome to tourists. There, Reykjavík fell to third place.

Article about the Reykjavík City Card on Routes North
Reykjavík CityCard
Planning a trip to Reykjavik? Want to see all the sights for as little as possible? Well, you probably already know that Iceland is not the cheapest country to visit. And perhaps you’re on the look out for some bargain ways to save a few krónur during your travels.

Ten fascinating facts about Reykjavík
Reykjavik Overview from Hallgrímskirkja

Article by David Nikel

Iceland’s capital Reykjavik is home to just 233,000 people, just over half of which live in the city proper. Despite being a small city on the world scale, Reykjavik punches way above its weight due to its capital city status.

Golf courses in Reykjavík voted two of the best golf courses in Europe

Two of Reykjavík's golf courses have been voted as one of the best golf courses in Europe by Golf World magazine.

Guide to Reykjavík after work drinks in Vogue Scandinavia
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From holistic cafes to family-run restaurants, discover the most stylish places in the Icelandic capital for post-work drinks