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 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 […]

Handpicked Roadtrip – Day 1 Today’s schedual was the following: Eat/Culture – Edduveröld Culture – Byggðasafn Borgarfjarðar Shop – Ljómalind Eat/Culture – Settlement Center Sleep – Ensku Húsin The trip began in Reykjavík where we picked up Runólfur (the car), a 1977 Renault Estafette. Before we could leave we had to learn all the tricks and tips of […]

We started four years ago collecting special places around Iceland and created a cute little hand drawn maps called HandPicked Iceland which now include: eat & sleep, shop & play, kids & culture and Reykjavík city. We are the only publication in Iceland that hand-pick places based on what we would personally recommend to our best friends. We make […]