Iceland

Iceland Travel Guide

Guide Ragnar Lovdaltakes you to the eerily silent Langjökull glacier, rumored to shelter Iceland's elves year-round.

Occupying a former paint store, this bistro  is located just next door to the city's hottest shopping district. Ground zero for people watching — the second-floor bar has a picture window overlooking the street — Kaffi Solon is an artsy venue with more than just eats.

Offering an Icelandic take on luxury wear, this destination for designer womens knits is adjacent to the city's artsy waterfront district.

Ground zero for the city's gay scene, this raucous venue in the nightclub district hosts DJ-spun music four nights per week. Billing itself as the "hottest gay bar in Iceland," Q-Bar serves as a meeting spot days and a hopping dance club most nights (typically Wednesdays through Saturdays, consis

At the 200,000-square-foot spa, six tubs and an outdoor pool are filled with the Laugardalur Valley’s healing thermal waters.

This trendy watering hole located down a small side street can be tough to get into. Prominently featured in the film 101 Reyjkavik, Kaffibarinn has been deemed (unofficially) one of the world's coolest bars.

Iceland’s 1.6-million-gallon cure-all, the Blue Lagoon, where people flock for soothing heat and an abundance of minerals, also has a bar. Of course, in the spirit of healthfulness, the Lagoon Bar does a nice trade in fruit and skyr (thick Icelandic yogurt).

The mittens, made with native wool, are ideal stocking stuffers.

Although chilly outside, it’s still hot (after eight years) inside this supernova nightclub with a spacious stage, where a galaxy of gorgeous carousers can make live videos of themselves.

This tiny boutique in the city's main shopping district sells the quality womens fashions of native designer, Guðrún Kristín Sveinbjörnsdóttir. Combining classic stylings with quirky Icelandic design touches, Guorun crafts feminine pieces that are one of a kind yet affordable.