Find everything you need for your trip to Iceland!

 

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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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food courts in iceland

Food Courts in Iceland: Part I

Is there anything better than a food court? The options are seemingly endless! Even the pickiest eaters are bound to find something for lunch in a food court. So, if you are traveling to Iceland with a picky eater, you might want to find a place like that, with many options available...

staying fit in iceland

Staying Fit On Your Trip To Iceland

Are you spending a lot of time on your trip to Iceland? Or are you perhaps keen to keep working out, even on vacation? You're in luck! Check out this guide on the best ways to stay fit during your trip to Iceland!...

best vegan food in Reykjavik

Best Vegan Food in Reykjavik!

Are you planning your trip to Iceland and are worried about your choices when it comes to food? I don't blame you; many vegans find it hard to get good quality, tasty vegan food while traveling. After all, your favorite local vegan place can't come to your rescue when you...

Blue Lagoon alternatives

Alternatives To The Blue Lagoon

Are you looking for alternatives to the Blue Lagoon? Look no further! This guide will show you all the best naturally hot pools you can find in Iceland that are not the Blue Lagoon!...

ultimate trip to Iceland

The Ultimate Trip To Iceland!

Is Iceland your dream destination? Maybe you are looking to plan the ultimate trip to Iceland, and need some information and inspiration! Then look no further! This guide on the ultimate trip to Iceland will save you time and money, and give you all the information you need to know to plan the...

Snaefellsnes peninsula guide

Snæfellsnes Peninsula: The Best 1-Day Trip

Are you planning a short trip to Iceland? Do you want to explore and experience as much of the Icelandic nature as possible in one day? Then this guide on the Snæfellsnes peninsula is for you!...

enjoy the midnight sun in iceland

Enjoy The Midnight Sun In Iceland

One of Iceland's most fascinating natural phenomena is the midnight sun! Many tourists come to Iceland to experience the midnight sun. If you are one of them, then this guide will help you enjoy this phenomenon even more!...

snowmobiling in iceland

Snowmobiling In Iceland: An Adventure

Do you love adventure? Are you looking for an adrenaline-pumping activity to do on your trip to Iceland? Then this guide on snowmobiling in Iceland's glaciers is for you! ...

icelandic music

Icelandic Music: Who, Where, When

Are you interested in Icelandic music? Maybe you want a road trip playlist filled with Icelandic songs to listen to while you explore Iceland? Then this guide is for you!...

best of reykjavik 2019

Best Of Reykjavik 2019

It is hard to choose the best of Reykjavik for 2019. However, I think it is my duty as your trusted guide in Iceland to give you all the best things you can see, do, eat, discover and, in general, enjoy in Reykjavik in 2019!...

how to travel in Iceland for cheap

How To Travel In Iceland For Cheap

Are you planning a trip to Iceland on a budget? Then this guide is for you! You may have noticed while you were booking tickets and hotel rooms that Iceland can be very expensive. So, in this guide I will show you how to travel in Iceland for cheap!...

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Traveling Solo In Iceland: A Guide

If you are thinking about traveling to Iceland solo, then this guide is for you! Iceland is the perfect destination for solo travelers, and this guide will ensure that your solo trip to Iceland is unforgettable!...