Reykjavik is the capital of Iceland and, not without reason, has become more popular in recent years.
From the Reykjavik Travel Guide
06 January 2014
The Twelfth Night, the last day of Yule, is celebrated in a colourful festive manner like New Years. Dinners, bonfires, parades and loads of fireworks celebrate the end of the Christmas season. It's a time for friends and family to gather around bonfires and share Icelandic folklore.
08 February 2014
All of Reykjavik's museums stay open late into the night, often past midnight with a special night bus that travels between the museums. All entrance is free in the celebration of culture and is a fantastic opportunity for tourists and locals to check out the museums in a unique way. Special events, such as theater, visual arts and dance are put on as well making it a fun night.
Guesthouse Palshus was clean and en excellent value. The nearby airport was not disruptive. There's a convenient bus stop right next to the guesthouse so that was great as it was about a 45 minute walk into the downtown area. I did the walk several times but the bus was quick and easy when I wasn't feeling so ambitious. ... more
Friendly people running this place, decent location (there's a tiny supermarket in the next street, and a great lunchplace a few houses away). Nothing to get really enthusiastic about, but decent enough by Reykjavik standards. ... more
Iceland in December ???
Hi Im going to Iceland on 2nd -8th December. I have 2 nights accomodation already booked in Reykjavik. I would really appreciate any information and advice on the best things to do and see!!!! Thanks Dx ...
Iceland in December?
Im going to Reykjavik at the start of December. I kno its going to be cold, but has anyone been this time of year and knows what the weather is really like? Also, im only going for the weekend so what are the best things to do? ...
Hi, Now, I know Iceland doesn't come cheap but what would be the cheapest option for a double/twin room in Reykjavik and Vik (southcoast). A hostelroom in Reykjavik already is about 100 dollar, without bedlinen and breakfast! Do you think there are other places that can be cheaper, some kind of bed ...
It's not so cold...well, it's kind of cold, here...
Lake Tjornin in downtown Reykjavik So my first thought was, "Nah, it isn't that cold here ...
Posted in Worldwidemike by world_wide_mike
I arrived in Reykjavik early this morning after a six hour flight from Baltimore. This place is other-worldly. Even the drive from the airport was breath-taking. I checked into my hotel, opened the shades, and this is what I saw: The weather didn't last....I took a nap and when I woke up ...
Posted in On The Road by BryanG