Daytrips from Reykjvík offers you a chance to see nature, adventures but still get back to Reykjavík at night. We are going to suggest four day trips this summer from Reykjavík that we love, with our favourite stops and each trip has a theme. This is the first one, full of beautiful scenery and local […]

Since we started handpicking places for the HandPicked maps and app we have never been so impressed with the variety of new interesting shops, restaurants and activities are popping up in the city of Reykjavik. Here you can read about the new add-ons to our Reykjavik map that hopefully inspires you too explore the city in a […]

Handpicked Iceland – Day 7 EAT – Guesthouse Nýp EAT – Leifsbúð PLAY – Eiríksstaðir EAT – Hótel Bifröst EAT – Roadhouse (unfortunately we couldn’t make it, this time) Like everything at Nýp, we had a very organic and a fresh country stile breakfast. Really wished I could just stay there for the rest of […]

Handpicked Iceland – Days 5 & 6 Day 5 Rauðasandur Festival Day 6 EAT – Franska Kaffihúsið PLAY – Sjávarsmiðjan – Þaraböð EAT / SLEEP  – Guesthouse Nýp DAY 5 – This day started with us looking out of our safe little sleeper van at friends and others all packing down their tents. A wind […]

EAT – Hótel Egilssen PLAY – Seatours Iceland – Flatey SHOP – Made in Sveitin EAT – Hótel Flatey PLAY –Rauðasandur Festival SLEEP – Runólfur Rauði (the car) After sleeping through the stormy night we hopped over to Hótel Egilssen for breakfast. Todays schedule would take us out to sea, so the lovely breakfast smoothie we got […]

Handpicked Trip – Day 3 EAT – Hótel Búðir PLAY – Vatnshellir EAT – Fjöruhúsið Hellnum PLAY – Láki Tours EAT / SLEEP – Hótel Egilssen After a good night’s sleep at Hótel Búðir we were up early to open our schedule for day 3. Over a lovely breakfast we went over the plan and had a look at the […]

Handpicked Trip – Day 2 – Relaxation and Luxury Our plan for today: Eat – Ensku Húsin Play – Ölkelda Eat – Langaholt Guesthouse Shop – The little shop at Búðir Eat/Sleep – Hótel Búðir It was easing waking up at Ensku Húsin after a good rest in this quiet country guesthouse. First thing was to […]