shopping-guide


In Reykjavik, there’s no shortage of souvenir shops where you can find everything from postcards and key chains to elf figurines. Anything you can imagine emblazoned with the Icelandic flag – they probably sell it. But if tchotchke souvenirs just don’t do it for you, here are some ideas for Icelandic souvenirs you’ll actually appreciate once you get home. Lava […]

11 Souvenirs to Buy in Iceland


If there’s one souvenir that embodies Iceland, it’s the lopapeysa – a traditional Icelandic sweater with a distinctive pattern. These sweaters are made by hand with sheep’s wool and incredibly warm. They can also be incredibly expensive, going for over 30,000 ISK in the stores that line Laugavegur street, Reykjavik’s main shopping drag. For a cheaper (but still high-quality) version, […]

Shopping at the Kolaportið Weekend Market