8 Cool Things to Do & See in Reykjavik, Iceland

Iceland, Reykjavik Guide (B): 8 Cool Things to Do & See in Reykjavik, Iceland

Visiting Iceland in late November, I was delighted to find the city already decorated with Christmas lights, bells, trees and stars. And once the snow flakes covered the city like a soft white blanket, it really made the feeling of the holidays come alive and I embraced it with open arms since I didn’t grow up around snow. As a kid, I had only seen a white Christmas in movies, and so I was determined to have my “movie” Christmas this year and Reykjavík was a perfect fit!

I was pleasantly surprised to find out how urban Reykjavik was. I guess I had this misconception in my head that it would be a more rural kind of capital. But this city has a creative pulse with great architecture, art, lively music and some pretty awesome bars and coffee shops. The official language is Icelandic, but just about everyone we came across spoke English, and thank goodness, because Icelandic is a very hard language. I just couldn’t grasp any of it, and I’m a polyglot! Maybe I got cocky and assumed it would be easy, well lesson learned and ego humbled. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 8 Cool Things to Do & See in Reykjavik, Iceland
Guide Location: Iceland » Reykjavik
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Ana Wildgust
Read it on Author's Website: http://www.chasingwildgusts.com/2016/01/8-things-reykjavik-iceland/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Hallgrímskirkja Church
  • Skólavördustígur
  • Laugavegur
  • Dillon
  • Lebowski Bar
  • Sun Voyager
  • Harpa Concert Hall
  • National Museum of Iceland
  • Perlan Building
  • Kolaportid Flea Market