Find everything you need for your trip to Iceland!

 

Hi!
We at Wake Up Reykjavik are a tiny group of happy locals and we are super passionate about showing travellers from all round the world the absolute best of what our beautiful hometown has to offer! In our tours we explore Reykjavik through authentic experiences involving incredible Icelandic food, beer and cocktails – and all the best local venues in town.

 

Planning a trip to Iceland can be confusing – As there are A LOT of things to see and do. Our main goal with this blog is to simplify the process for you – letting you in on all our awesome local tips, recommendations and secrets about Iceland. Basically everything you’ll need to know to ensure that you will make the absolute most of your Iceland trip and hopefully love our country as much as we do!

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Icelandic Food|The Fermented shark

[caption id="attachment_24084" align="alignleft" width="150"] Text by: April Smaradottir[/caption] What is a fermented shark? Where can I try it and is it as bad as they say? Six days of the week, we get...

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Must Try Icelandic Beers & Spirits

Text By: Apríl Harpa Smáradóttir You're in Iceland. You've taken our Amazing Food Walk and experienced the best of the Reykjavik cuisine with us. Unsurprisingly enough, our alcohol scene is also something...

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How to| Party Cheap in Iceland

Text by: April Harpa Smáradóttir We have the second highest alcohol tax in Europe (Approx. 90%.). This is the reason why we Icelanders party late, to save a buck. Instead of...

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The Icelandic Hot Dog

Text by: April Harpa Smáradóttir What's so special about the Icelandic hot dog? What is the Icelandic hot dog made of? Where Can I have one?  This blog is dedicated to one...

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Top Must See Waterfalls in Iceland

Text By: April Harpa Smáradóttir Where can you find the most stunning waterfalls in Iceland? Look no further, we at Wake up Reykjavik are deep and passionate waterfall lovers! Iceland is the...

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How to spend your stopover in Iceland

Text by : April Harpa Smáradóttir Due to its unique location, Iceland is a popular stopover in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. Iceland literally connects the world together. Mmmmhm!  ...

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Where to find puffins in Iceland

Text by: April Harpa Smáradóttir Where can I find a puffin in Iceland? When is the best time fo spot a puffin?  Google Iceland and you’ll get a cute little puffin popping...

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Roadtrip in Iceland|Golden Circle

Text by: April Harpa Smáradóttir What is the Golden Circle? What places are visited in the Golden Circle? What should I bring with me on my Golden Circle trip? How long...

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Snaefellsnes Peninsula: Top 10 Things to Do

What to do in Snaefellsnes?   Text by: Egill Fannar Halldórsson. Icelanders would often say that Snaefellsnes peninsula (Snæfellsnes in Icelandic) is the one area in our beautiful country where you can drive for...

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Roadtrip in Iceland| How to Hire a Car

Text by: April Harpa Smáradóttir Hiring a car in Iceland is very popular among the adventurous ! We always recommend visitors to hire their own cars rather than sharing cramped buses. If...