Golden Circle Grayline Tour

Golden Circle Tour with Grayline https://grayline.is/tours/golden-circle/ A trip to Iceland is not complete without a day tour of the Golden Circle, which is one of the oldest routes in Europe, and represents the circle of three primary stops on the route – Pingvellir National Park, Gulfoss Waterfall and Haukadalur. We chose Grayline tour operators who…

Bars in Reykjavik

Bars in Reykjavik For such a small city, there are a decent amount of bars in Reykjavik! However, if you are planning on having a few drinks, do make sure you have enough money in your bank account… a pint of lager / glass of wine will be around £8-12 and cocktails can be close…

Restaurants in Reykjavik – Kopar

Restaurants in Reykjavik – Kopar I was sold on Kopar Restaurant when I knew it was situated by the beautiful harbour of Reykjavik. There was a gorgeous terrace area on both sides of the restaurant which would be amazing if had been slightly warmer than -5! Lucky for me, the restaurant area was lovely with…

Restaurants in Reykjavik – Matarkjallarinn The Food Cellar

Restaurants in Reykjavik: Matarkjallarinn The Food Cellar http://matarkjallarinn.is/en/ Matarkjallarinn (or the Food Cellar in English) is fine dining at its best in the heart of Reykjavik. In hindsight I wish I had worn something nicer than a jumper (then again it was -5 outside!). Situated in a 160 year old building, Matarkjallarinn has a stunning interior…

Restaurants in Reykjavik – Tapas Barinn

Restaurants in Reykjavik – Tapas Barinn Icelandic cuisine has changed over the years but the traditional dishes remain. In the past, harsh weather conditions meant that people had to be creative about preserving food for the long dark winters. This is how the likes of putrefried shark, pickled ram testicles and blood pudding became staples…

Gray Line South Iceland Tour

South Iceland Tour We booked the South Iceland tour with Gray Line to visit the volcanoes, beaches and waterfalls of the southern most points of the island. The tour costs around 70EUR and lasts for 10 hours (9am – 7pm) so rather good value! As I mentioned in my Golden Circle tour (see separate post)…