Archive: June, 2011

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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 […]


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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.


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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 […]