Archive: July, 2012

Inga Hlodver's Blue Whale by Roman

DOWN BY THE SEA IN STOKKSEYRI!

A recent mission to sample the menu of a much talked about Icelandic restaurant led us to the little town of Stokkseyri down by the sea on the south coast of Iceland. The town was once an important fishing hub, but is now more renowned for it’s super-famous lobster soup! The wonderfully staffed restaurant serving […]


Gone with the wind by Roman

Singing in the Reykjavik Rain!

Maybe it’s because I’m such a fan of Gene Kelly that I feel a song coming on and get the urge to go and splash in some puddles whenever it starts raining, but apart from singing in the rain, which I highly recommend, there are plenty of things to do in the city when the […]


Fire in the Ring by Roman Gerasymenko

SOAKING UP THE SUN IN REYKJADALUR

A perfect summer night of daylight!


By Kristina Petrosuite

THE SPELLBINDING PHOTOGRAPHY OF KRISTINA PETROSIUTE

There is something simply magical about the photographs taken by Kristina Petrosuite. Using an old film camera she has created a beautiful collection of spellbinding moments, mostly captured in Reykjavik, where she is based, and other parts of Iceland. As you can see, each image is charged with the enchanting energy reminiscent of a fairytale. It’s […]


A lovely dip in Hrunalaug!

HOT SPRINGS NEAR REYKJAVIK – HRUNALAUG

I can’t get enough of the wonderful thermal pools here in Reykjavik and visit them regularly, but every now and then I crave for something a little different. Inspired by this photo of my friend enjoying a lovely dip in the countryside, I went on an impromptu trip with the family to Hrunalaug – one […]


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BATMAN IN BLOOM AT THE REYKJAVIK FAMILY PARK

If you’re in town for this great spell of good weather we’re having, you might like to visit the Reykjavik Family Park, especially if you have the kids in tow. The park has a selection of domestic animals with seals, horses and pigs etc., an aquarium and a little chamber of science, which houses a […]


'There is a riot going on' by Bjarni Thor Jensson

UNDERGROUND SCENE WITH KEEN BEAN

Whilst swotting up on all things fashion for this week’s ‘Fashion Fridays‘ at Hotel Natura, I discovered a great new blog on Tumblr called ‘Keen Bean’ created and maintained by three young Icelandic fashion savvy ladies, named Asta, Jenny and Kolla. This alternative site is dedicated to sharing underground fashion sense and demonstrates how a creative […]


The Reykjavik Settlement Museum 871 by Roman Gerasymenko

ICELANDIC MUSEUM DAY

Visitors to Reykjavik today were pleasantly surprised to get free or reduced entrance to all the city’s museums as Iceland celebrated its National Museum Day. Many of the museums taking part offered free guided tours or held special events to mark the occasion, such as the Arbaer Museum, who celebrated the day with an assortment […]


ELVIS THE CAT

ELVIS -THE COOLEST CAT IN REYKJAVIK

Meet Elvis – the coolest cat in Reykjavik For a capital city, Reykjavik has an unusually high number of town cats on the prowl, but none compare to Elvis, who in my opinion is the coolest cat in town! It’s not just his foxlike appearance which draws the attention of visitors passing through his neighbourhood, […]


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VOX NATURAE – AN EPIC EVENT IN ICELAND

To raise awareness of the impact climate change is having on the world’s water supply a new project of epic proportions called ‘Vox Naturae – The Voice of Planet Earth‘ is being staged in Iceland to capture the attention of the world and to inspire people to take action. During this event Svinafellsjokull – one […]


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