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Craft beer festival in Reykjavik

two days ago If you’re into craft beer and visiting Iceland right now, forget about sightseeing, there is too much beer to be tasted. This week, an annual beer week takes place that'll finish off with one of the greatest beer related events in Iceland, Kex Hostel's Beer Festival.

Paloma has been described as a cavern of desperation, perversity and death. Or no, not really, we just thought it sounded interesting.

How to be a 101 Reykjavik hipster: 2017 update

17 Feb Our handy guide on how to blend in at Reykjavik's hottest nightspots for 2017. Go for the nineties Gopnik look, throw on an oversized puffa jacket, up your number of tattoos and bleach your hair, for example.

The latest tourist craze in Reykavik began on Tuesday, building these things on the shoreline.

Tourists build cairns next to Harpa concert hall for no apparent reason

16 Feb Cairns, man-made piles of stones have been making a rapid appearance on the shoreline below Harpa concert hall and conference centre at the heart of Reykjavik. Tourists began building them on Tuesday and since then they're multiplying very fast.

This guy won't take no for an answer and insists on sending a dick pick.

Icelandic Instagram account confronts "dick pic" guys

16 Feb Guys sending women unsolicited "dickpics" is as much of a problem in Iceland as it is elsewhere and now a man and a woman have set up an Instagram page called "Fávitar" (Idiots) to call them out.

World Children’s Day is on Saturday, 18rh of February, at the start of the winter holiday at Reykjavík’s primary schools.

Japanese themed World Children's Day in Reykjavik on Saturday

16 Feb On World Children’s Day, which is now being held for the 14th time, children and their parents will have the opportunity of taking part in a variety of interesting workshops and enjoying events of many types in the Reykjavík City Library’s branches (cultural centres) all over the city.

Reykjavik's firstViking settler finally bathed in light

4 Feb The statue of Viking settler Ingólfur Arnarson by sculptor Einar Jónsson was lit up yesterday afternoon.

Ingibjörg and Tómas at the new Yoga Shala branch. Both studied Ashtanga yoga with Shri K.Patthabi Jois.

Yoga centre opens in Skeifan, Reykjavik

1 Feb One of Reykjavik's longest established yoga centres, Yoga Shala, has now opened in a new and much improved location in Skeifan, 108 Reykjavik. The centre offers a variety of classes ranging from Ashtanga, Kundalini, Vinyasa Flow and Yoga nidra, and also offers teaching courses.

The opening piece at the Winter Lights festival in 2016.

Reykjavik Winter Lights Festival begins this week

31 Jan Green and purple – the hues of the Northern Lights – have been adopted as the Festival’s identifying colours, and almost thirty buildings in the capital area will be floodlit in those colours – more than ever before.

Þráinn Freyr Vigfússon has competed in the Bocuse d'Or.

Award winning chef opens new Reykjavik restaurant

31 Jan Former head chef of the Blue Lagoon restaurant and Kolabrautin, a restaurant inside Harpa concert hall, will be opening a new restaurant on Laugavegur, Reykjavik's main shopping street.

Ice cream in summer

I scream for Icelandic ice cream

30 Jan Cold and dark winter doesn’t in any way discourage Icelander’s love of ice cream. Winter frost can even add to the experience, there is just something about enjoying a cone filled with soft serve ice cream in the freezing cold.

Babies often take nap outside in the cold.

20 strange and awesome facts about Iceland

29 Jan Iceland is a country of many wonders. There are a however some things raise the eyebrows of tourists travelling in Iceland. Here is a list of twenty top strange and awesome facts about Iceland.

Matbar offers fresh, timeless design and light Italian inspired dishes.

Yet another new restaurant for Hverfisgata, the new hip street of Reykjavik

28 Jan Matbar is a new restaurant which opened last night in Hverfisgata in the centre of Reykjavik. Hverfisgata has enjoyed a new lease of life in this last year.

Stone Brewing will take over the taps at Mikkeller & Friends on Thursday

American craft beer and Icelandic gastro pub food

25 Jan Two beer related events will be held in Reykjavik this coming Thursday to celebrate that brew from Stone Brewing will be available in Iceland for the very first time.

Principal violist, Þórunn Ósk Marinósdóttir,at the ISO.

Dark Music Days in Reykjavik begin today

24 Jan Dark Music Days festival has for decades been one of the main venues for contemporary Icelandic music. For this year's festival, the Iceland Symphony Orchestra teams up with Daníel Bjarnason and its principal violist, Þórunn Ósk Marinósdóttir, for an exciting and varied programme.

Kex Hostel's restaurant Sæmundur í Sparifötunum offers great food at all hours of the day, including a fantastic weekend brunch.

Brunch ideas: Tuck into a gorgeous early meal at Kex Hostel

20 Jan Kex Hostel has become somewhat of a cultural centre in Reykjavik. It's a lively, bustling hostel offering a myriad of events and concerts every day of the week and it's the perfect place to catch up with friends and family in a relaxed, hip atmosphere.

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