- Urban Oasis
Reykjavik is known worldwide for its wonderful amalgamation of unique boutiques and shops. A sense of fashion is central to the charm of the city, and the creative products that consistently originate from Reykjavik ensure that is remains at the cutting edge of art, culture and style.
THE CITY NAME
Reykjavik means "steamy bay" in Icelandic. It received this moniker as a result of the geothermal steam witnessed by the country's first settler, Ingolfur Arnarson.
Where else can you stay out all night and never see the sun go down? Summers in Iceland are known for their "light nights" when darkness occurs for only few hours and bar-hopping in Reykjavik is done at an even more frenetic pace.
- 61% of Icelandic population lives in the Reykjavik area
- There are 180 licensed pubs in Reykjavik