Find everything you need for your trip to Iceland!


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!


5 must have apps to have on
your trip to Iceland!

Text by: April Harpa Smáradóttir So you’re visiting Iceland and getting all excited. Rental car and accommodations are booked, tours are planned (Hint: The awesome Reykjavik Food Walk and Pub Crawl) and all the...


The Making of “Bachelor Party in Iceland”

The Wake Up Reykjavík team recently finished a very exciting project, our first promotional video, “Bachelor Party in Iceland”! We wanted to capture in first person view, exactly what it’s like...


5 Best Ways to Cure a Hangover in Iceland!

We at Wake Up Reykjavik specialize in planning incredible nightlife events/tours and are unfortunately a little to familiar with hangovers. Luckily for you, we have throughout the years figured out...


What is Black Death, and will it kill me?!

Hooray, you're on vacation in Iceland, one of the world’s most beautiful and exotic places to visit. Time to try something different right? Correct, introducing the Black Death. What’s that you...


How To Dress For a Night Out in Reykjavik!

Is there a dress code for bars and clubs in Reykjavik? And how in the world should you dress for a night out in Iceland? This blog post will answer all your questions...