February 18, 2018

The largest food market in Iceland

The Gourmet Food Market in Harpa March 3 -4, 2018 – a must for all food lovers If you are an enthusiast foodie and lucky enough to be in Reykjavik the first weekend of March 2018, don’t miss out on the largest Gourmet Food Market in Iceland! This fantastic farmers market is held the first Read more …

September 28, 2017

The family farm Bjarteyjarsandur – one of our favorite stops

The family farm Bjarteyjarsandur – one of our favorite stops in West Iceland One of the farms we visit during the Crisscross tours is Bjarteyjarsandur, a typical Icelandic sheep farm (but with that little bit extra). We spoke with Arnheidur Hjörleifsdóttir, one of Bjarteyjarsandur’s farmers, on what makes this place so special. Bjarteyjarsandur is a Read more …

September 20, 2017


The Puffin Saviours Puffins are beautiful creatures, and one of the many wonders of nature that attract people to Iceland. The seabirds spend most of their life at sea and are great swimmers who can dive down to 60 meters (200 feet) when looking for prey. In spring, their famous beaks turn from a nonchalant Read more …

September 13, 2017

Hlemmur Square – for food lovers in Reykjavík!

Hlemmur Square – for food lovers in Reykjavík! Yes! Iceland’s first food hall has recently opened at Hlemmur square. Hlemmur Mathöll caters to every pallet, with diverse vendors selling everything from organic sourdough bread to authentic Mexican tacos! Hlemmur was formally one of Reykjavík’s two main bus terminals, connecting the downtown area with the suburbs. Read more …

September 4, 2017

No slim pickings in Iceland!

NO SLIM PICKINGS IN ICELAND! When summer flees Icelanders flock to the countryside for “berjamór”, or berry picking. All berries in public places are up for grabs and it is a popular family outing to pick berries. Some fill containers and prepare treats at home, others enjoy the instant gratification of filling their mouths. Not Read more …



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