Reykjavík - Visit the charming capital of Iceland
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Due to the isolation and harsh winters of an island nation, the national cuisine in Iceland ranges from fairly basic and expected to creative and downright strange. Still there is a lot of great restaurant with innovative talented chefs, that make great food. These tips are for the tourist on a budget - have fun with it!
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At the harbor at Harpa you can find small boats, whale watching boats, coast guard boats, and many other boats. It is a cozy place with a no-stress feeling to it with a lot of great restaurants, bistros, and ice cream shops around. The Maritime Museum is worth a visit as well.
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Looks like a nice summer holiday in southern Europe, right? Well, you see - this is actually the awesome manmade geothermal beach in Reykjavik. Come here in summer, when the weather is nice (or in winter - the water has a lovely warm temperature), and spend a nice day swimming, tanning, and hang out with fellow travelers and locals. It is free and fun!
Reykjavik, Iceland Travel Guide
Reykjavík is truly buzzing with colorful art work everywhere you look, and luckily our local street artists seem to have talent. At least they do a great effort in making the city look even more charming with their colorful murals, not focusing on tags, but art and telling stories from folklore, nature, songs, and life. Check it out yourself, when you visit Iceland and Reykjavík on vacation.
Once you stroll around the city of Reykjavík, Iceland, you will come across a lot of gems, cute places, and charming sights of you vacation. Like for example this yellow lighthouse at the old harbor in Reykjavík. It is located near the great building Harpa. The lighthouse is built in 1919, and it is one of two Stauman lighthouses. See many more on your vacation in Iceland.
Imagine Peace Tower | #AskGudmundur
One of the absolute must see's in Reykjavík, Iceland, is Yoko Ono's outdoor art work "Imagine Peace Tower", that is a memorial of her late husband John Lennon. It is located at the small island Videy, and it is lit like a torch, lighting way up in the sky, between his birthday (October 9) and the day he passed (December 8). It is a beautiful symbol of the wish of world peace. #AskGudmundur
Icelandic sweaters are popular these days, and they are always a nice safe choice in Iceland. The sweater (lopipeysa in Icelandic) keeps you warm in the rapidly changing weather, and as a bonus it is a classic item always in fashion. You'll see a lot of them in Reykjavík, when you visit the town on vacation. Make sure to get one yourself! The best are hand knitted with love by Icelanders.
There is plenty of cozy and nice guesthouses to choose from, if you want to spend the night in a room or apartment with a homely feeling. Ránargata in downtown Reykjavík, Iceland, has plenty to choose from. It can be a nice alternative to hotels, located just as close to the attractions and must see sights in town. Whatever you prefer, you can never go wrong with a location in downtown Reykjavík. Safe travels!
Streets of Reykjavik, Iceland (August 2015)
Icelanders have a sense of creative color blocking and decoration. This blue door works as a unique house decoration with matching purple plants. Really simple, really pretty. Spot some nice doors and house decorations on our own vacation here in Iceland. There is plenty to choose from. Photo taken in Reykjavík, Iceland.
The classic Icelandic sweater lopapeysa is a must try (and must buy) on you vacation in Iceland. In Reykjavík you will find a lot of nice designs made by locals, and you can buy different versions ranging from the handmade of an Icelandic grandmother to a professional knitted version for children and adults. The Icelandic sweater is warm, usually made from Icelandic wool, and it will keep you warm in our rapidly changing wind and weather.
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Skólavörðustígur, Reykjavík, is one of the main shopping streets in the capital. Here you will find less souvenir shops and more local design stores and good restaurants. Make sure to visit the shops Geysir, where you will find local design in smooth leather and warm wool. At the top of the street, you will find Hallgrímskirkja, which you should visit on your vacation to see great Icelandic architecture and the big picture of the city from its tower.
From Iceland — THREE NOTEWORTHY REYKJAVÍK STATUES
When you travel to Iceland on vacation, you will see a lot of interesting statues in Reykjavík. This guy here in a symbol of the work man who does all the hard work behind the scenes, never credited front stage. It is a notably work of art, that a lot f people can relate to. Explore and enjoy the many sculptures around the city, and remember to keep an eye open for street art as well. It is everwhere around the city, and range from quirky art to beautiful huge murals.