I believe that literature is the real Icelandic heritage. That is the one thing that has been preserved throughout the ages, unlike most of the stuff the tourist shops try to pass off as traditionally Icelandic. About 10% of Icelanders have published books (myself included, in fact). Icelandic literature is a source of great pride for us.

So here are a few recommendations for books that you might enjoy. The list includes great examples of classic Icelandic literature and some modern stuff as well. These should be available in any decent bookstore in Iceland.

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The craft beer movement has exploded in Iceland in the past decade. We’ve gone from having one or two craft breweries to having over 20 of them. The quality has skyrocketed at the same time, and of course the number of craft bars has shot up at the same time. Icelandic beer is now world class, and some beers have been awarded internationally as the best in their class.

If you want to find the best beer in Reykjavik and Iceland this is the list for you. This is not every craft bar in Reykjavik, by any means, but it is a list of a few of my favorites. I take into account atmosphere, price and selection. Now, I have not visited every single bar in Reykjavik with a craft beer selection, so there are almost certainly places that are missing from this list, but it’s a good place to start for the beer lover.

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Reykjavik has a wealth of great restaurants. There are places to suit all tastes and preferences. This list is for those who want to have a real culinary adventure. This is not the list for people who want to save money when they go out. I’ve written a different list for that. This list is for the absolute best restaurants in Reykjavik if you don’t mind splurging a bit. Whether you are in the mood for classic, Icelandic and Scandinavian cuisine, or something more international, we have come up with a list of some of our favorites when we want to treat ourselves. And if you happen to leave Reykjavik, we’ve also thrown in a few great places outside the city.

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We all need to eat. Even when we are on vacation. It is of course cheaper if you shop at some of the cheaper supermarkets and cook for yourself. But sometimes we want to treat ourselves, right? I mean, what are vacations for? Restaurants in Iceland can get pretty expensive though. But fear not – your friends at Follow Me are here for you. Whether you want the famous Icelandic hot dog, traditional dishes, fast food or amazing, modern seafood, all at a reasonable price we’ve got you covered. We try to stay on top of the best restaurants in Reykjavik, and here is a list of some of our favorite places to eat that won’t break the bank.

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