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The Best of Reykjavik

I've traveled to Iceland over 25 times, watching the nation transform from a place where no one but those in search of extreme adventure sought out to a popular tourist destination on the top of everyone's list. Its natural beauty defies explanation and over the years, its restaurants, shops, and pubs have evolved to places worthy of a visit in their own right. Reykjavik is the place where most journeys begin & end. Here's a guide featuring the best the city has to offer.
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Skúlagata 28, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland
we didnt stay at KEX hostel but we went there twice for burgers and coffee and cool people watching. The interior is an instagrammers dream and the abbreviated menu is a good mix of American heartiness (cheeseburgers) and delicious Scando fare...
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Sturlugata 5, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland
Reykjavík’s Dill restaurant, run by chef Gunnar Karl Gíslason and sommelier Ólafur Örn Ólafsson, is the firstvenue inIcelandto win a coveted Michelin star.It specializes in New Nordic Cuisine, which means that the kitchenupdatestraditional dishes...
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Mýrargata 2, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland

As we approached midnight, everyone was out on the decks to view the midnight sunset. Yes, our clocks read 11:30 p.m. and the sun was still out. The days before that, as we sailed from Halifax to Reykjavik, we experienced an eerie increase in...