Eating out – Iceland

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Travel essentials – Mr Technical

A follow up to my travel essentials. This one is from The Hungry One, aka ‘Mr Technical’. When we travel with hand luggage only for a weekend away, this is what always comes with him. He sometimes has to work when we’re away. He likes to prepare for contingencies. He likes his technology. The stuff […]

Is this the best hot dog in the world?

Is this the best hot dog in the world?

There’s every chance that the best hot dog in the world is in Iceland. It’s called a pylsur. Here are the vital details. It tastes properly of meat, not an indistinguishable blur of brown. The sausage snaps when you bite it. It comes with not one, but two types of onions (fried and raw). And […]

Kaffismiðja Íslands- best coffee in Reykjavic?

Kaffismiðja Íslands- best coffee in Reykjavic?

We were slightly worried about how we would go about finding a decent coffee in Reykjavic. We needn’t have bothered.  Turns out Iceland has the third highest coffee consumption of any country in the world. And a short 10 minute jaunt from the centre of town, up towards the Lego-esque church Hallgrimskirkja church is Kaffismiðja […]

Fiskfelagid (Fish Company), Reykjavic

Fiskfelagid (Fish Company), Reykjavic

This was not the meal I expected to have. What got me in was their ‘Around Iceland’ menu. We travel for food. When we get somewhere we like to eat what is locally loved (fermented shark meat and all). We also like to see as much of a place as possible; which when you’ve only […]