26 May 2017The new hotels opening on Reykjavik's central shopping street, Laugavegur, means that over 200 new hotel rooms will be available in this popular shopping street. At no other time in history such a rapid change has been noted on Laugavegur.
19 May 2017 A new branch of Lindex selling only lingerie opened on Laugavegur, the main shopping street in Reykjavik today. Apparently Icelandic women are thirsting for new underwear as a long queue formed outside the shop.
8 May 2017Iceland‘s fanciest chocolate brand Omnom are giving away their brand new rainbow chocolate popcorn tomorrow at their store. The popcorn is in different colours with different flavourings and is supposedly made by unicorns.
5 May 2017Forget the puffins and the mass produced stuff and go to The Design and Craft Fair at Reykjavik City Hall this weekend instead. At the fair you can buy unique souvenirs from the artists/designers themselves.
19 Mar 2017Viðey island is just a few minutes ferry ride from Reykjavik. Beautiful nature, steeped in history and culture (artists such as Yoko Ono and Richard Serra). It’s a perfect escape from the city.
13 Mar 2017Stefán B chocolatier has just opened a store in Reykjavik centre where he sells his whimsical elf chocolates, volcano chocolates and sky-blue berry chocolates, along with mixes for Icelandic hot cocoa soup.
7 Mar 2017The annual Food and Fun festival in Reykjavik took place last weekend. One of the restaurants to get a special mention for outstanding cuisine was Haust, a restaurant that opened last year in the Fosshótel hotel at Höfðatorg in Reykjavik's financial district.
6 Mar 2017Brauð & Co, a bakery located in a colourful building in Frakkastígur in downtown Reykjavik has fast become one of Reykjavik's popular bakeries, famous for its sourdough bread and cinnamon buns. This spring, it opens two new branches.
27 Nov 2016Greys, barley, stone, ocean blues, black and white, all of them part of the canvas that makes up the Icelandic landscape. All of them featured in a stunning new Autumn/Winter collection from Icelandic label Farmers Market.