Collected by Micah Richardson
Only about an hour's drive outside Reykjavik following Route 1 (the Ring Road) is one of Iceland's best waterfalls. The country is ribboned with them because of all the glaciers that melt and cover the island, but Seljalandsfoss is particularly...
I read somewhere before I arrived that Icelandic landscapes looked like the moon. Nowhere was that more true than here.
This park is only a 10 minute or so drive outside of the center of Reykjavik. If you rent a car, it's a cinch to get to, and there's plenty to do. Besides nature trails and bike paths, there's a rushing river that runs through the park, with parts...
Laugavegur 20b, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland
Kaldi is a cozy haunt where you can can choose from several local beers on tap and hang out with Reykjavik's natives. The bar is on one of the city's main streets, but it feels more intimate. Kaldi is where you should be drinking and meeting...
Vegamótastígur 4, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland
Because Reykjavik is such a small city, in high tourist season like the summer--and when everyone is eating at 8pm or later because all the daylight throws off their internal clocks--it can be very hard to get a table at a decent restaurant...
101 Reykjavík, Iceland
Kaffibarinn is a small place right up a hill off the Reykjavik's main drag. During the day, it's a coffee shop; stop in and enjoy the quaint decor. At night, it becomes a loud bar with great music and friendly locals. It almost feels like you're...
Nørre Farimagsgade 41, 1364 København, Denmark
This place is an interesting blend. In the recent Danish tradition, it is a partnership between a number of different creative types. This time, those personalities happen to be design-oriented people from the food, interior design, and dinnerware...
Østergade 61, 1100 København, Denmark
Skúlagata 28, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland
Meet the KEX Hostel, possibly the hippest hostel you’ll come across in your travels—well, at least, in Iceland. Formerly a biscuit factory, it’s now a haven for hipster travelers and impossibly cool locals. You know that band Of Monsters and Men?...
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