Reykjavik Do’s

  • Drink the tap water
  • Adopt the beloved local motto of Það reddast…sooner rather than later.
  • Read up on Icelandic history and current events beforehand to get a better sense of its cuisine, society, and culture.
  • Pack layers for all seasons.
  • Use credit cards everywhere.

Reykjavik Don’ts

  • Don’t confine your trip to Reykjavik; venture out into the countryside and beyond.
  • Don’t be too quick to write off the Icelandic cuisine.
  • Don’t take cabs everywhere; walk whenever possible.
  • Don’t act surprised that Icelanders can speak English.
  • Don’t take 24 hours of daylight lightly.