REYKJAVIC

Reykjavik is one of the best place on earth to discover unique and creative take on fashion, design and music. It provides inspiration for youth trends with a thriving street-art scene, independent youth-focused designers and hosting a bunch of cool hipsters. Hard to believe as it is a tiny city with just one main shopping street, but it’s all true. Here’s our best picks:

KEX HOSTEL
Skulagata 28
www.kexhostel.is
This new hostel is shaking up the Reykjavik hotel scene with a new space housed in a former biscuit factory. The hostel hosts a bar and restaurant and a gym. The place to stay.

THE LAUNDROMAT CAFE’
Austurstaet 9
www.thelaundromatcafe.com
This cafè is a prime hipster hangout with vintage photography of launderettes and shelves full of books arranged by colors. Have your first coffee there, opens 8am.

HAMBORGARABULLA TOMASAR
Geirsgata 1
www.bullan.is
The best burger in town, despite the name hard to pronounce, just across the harbour.

AFTUR
Laugavegur 23
www.aftur.is
This super cool label creates new clothing from recycled fabrics. The capes you spot on many young Reykjavikian are awesome.

GEYSIR STORE
Skolavoroustig 16
www.geysirshops.is
For those venturing out into Iceland’s rugged landscape, this is the right place to shop local and international brands.

KRIA CYCLES
Holmasloo 4
www.kriacycles.com
Located in the newly named Fishpacking District, this trendy cycle store is a place where founder David Robertson will help you built your own boutique bike.

BLUE LAGOON
240 Grindavik
www.bluelagoon.com
A trip to Iceland is not complete without a vista to the hot pools of the enchanting Blue Lagoon. It may look you have landed on the moon!