House in the North

A while ago we were visiting a town of Akureyri in the Northern part of Iceland. There is a famous Christmas house there but I am not going to talk about it now (you can google it). I loved the house of the design gift shop next to the Christmas shop. I loved the decorations … Continue reading

Reykjavik Town Hall

Reykjavik Town hall is a house definitely worth of visiting. It is in the were heart of the town. It is a marvelous example of contemporary architecture ant it’s connection to the environment.

Winter Still

The days are getting longer here and few days ago we managed to have a quick trip in late afternoon to check the garden not far away from Reykjavik. It is almost no snow in town so it was a bit of a surprise that we found there: everything covered in deep snow. The place … Continue reading

Watching the Skies: Winter Colors

Still love doing it. The sky in winter is extremely beautiful . . .  

New Ice Cream Place

Last few years the buildings in the Old Harbor area that is next to the Downtown Reykjavik were started to turn into coffees, restaurants, hotels, design shops and galleries.  The newest spot is a local brand ice cream shop “Valdís” that was opened in one of the old small ship hangars. Love the simplicity and … Continue reading

Stormy Day in Seltjarnarnes

It was quite windy here in Iceland last weekend. While Facebook was stuffed with pictures like this I took these pictures  passing by Seltjarnarnes – on of the seven towns that makes Reykjavik Capital Area. Seltjarnarnes is in the very end of Reykjavik peninsula. The wind and ocean waves were very strong there. I was … Continue reading

Keflavik: In The Troll Ladie’s Cave and Outside

I was browsing through my old photos and find these made over a year ago. We were going to Keflavik to the annual local cultural festival called Ljosanott (“bright night” or “night of light”) in the beginning of September last year.

There Was Summer In Iceland Too

Elin’s birthday week we spent in Iceland. We have missed most of flowers this summer but there were still some in bloom. Elin have got bicycle and we were going for a walk/ride few times a day. There were only big stones near the walk  she needed to climb on that were taking her from … Continue reading

Sunday Trip to Bjarteyjarsandur Farm

One Sunday in May we had our annual Summer trip with parents and children from Lithuanian Sunday School. We went to Bjarteyjarsandur farm located to the North of Reykjavik near the pictorial Hvalfjörður fjord. We were visiting sheep shed, playing on hay, watching and feeding lambs, rabbits, piglets and chicken, grilling hot dogs, chatting and … Continue reading

Icelandic Interior: Guesthouse 1×6 in Reykjanesbær / Islandiškas interjeras: svečių namai 1×6 Reykjanesbær

Today I want to tell you about the interiors of a small guesthouse “1×6”, located downtown  Keflavik (Reykjanesbær). It is created and run by a couple of artists: wood artist Daníel Hjörtuur Sigmundsson and Linda Mjöll Stefánsdóttir, the stage set designer. They were using recycled timber, driftwood, parts from giant cable drums, stones from the seaside … Continue reading