Iceland is the country of many natural wonders like the northern lights, geysers and waterfalls. Most of the locals live in the capital Reykjavik. A city known for the colorful buildings and great cultural locations.
The land of fire and ice! Iceland offers a lot of extreme differences:
Also Iceland and Reykjavik might seem small, but they have a lot to offer! Discover this page for a few recommendations!
Iceland is surrounded by ocean, so the first thing that comes to mind is seafood. This is a big part of the Icelandic cuisine. Most traditional food include fish, dairy, bread, potatoes and lamb. And most of you might know the yoghurt from Iceland: Skyr!
An interesting popular Icelandic dish is Hakarl, or rotten shark... Do you dare to try it?
Nightlife in Reykjavik is centred around shopping street Laugavegur. You can find shops, restaurants and bars. Mostly people are scrolling from bar to bar. You might like:
> The culturetrip - Best Bars in Reykjavik
> Lonley planet - Best drinking & nightlife in Reykjavik
Here are some suggestions of what to see in Reykjavik/Iceland:
> The Lava Tunnel
> Blue Lagoon
> National Museum of Iceland
> Reykjavík Maritime Museum
> Street Art
> Whale watching
Although Reykjavik is a small city, there are enough restaurants to endorse. Browse through these sites to see if something catches your eye:
> Guide to Iceland - The Best Restaurants in Reykjavik
> Tripadvisor - The 10 Best Restaurants in Reykjavik
Laugavegur Street is the main shopping street in Reykjavik. The name means Wash road. It used to lead to the hot springs where Icelanders went for washing. Nowadays you will find shops, bars and restaurants surrounding this street.