Archive: June, 2011


My Tern to Fly – A Bird’s-Eye View of Reykjavik

When visiting Reykjavik I often get jealous of the arctic terns and other birds I see flying above. They must have it good with the nearby mountains to explore, clean air to breathe and fish aplenty in the harbour to torment. So when I was given the opportunity to take a helicopter ride, my first […]


Top 5 Downtown Reykjavik Cafes

There are a few advantages of having an office job, but I reckon the best thing about working from a laptop is that your office is everywhere. Which may be why I know a few cafes in Reykjavík. Of course I have my favourite, but if I always went there they might start demanding rent, so I try to café-hop and not to linger too much when it’s full.


Picnic in Reykholt

My parents are visiting for most of summer this year (escaping winter in the southern hemisphere) which means I get to play tourist a lot. To be honest, even after seven years or so, I haven’t quite shaken the tourist identity myself. Last weekend we decided to quit the city for a day and visit […]