8. Eat The World’s Greatest Hot Dog
Bæjarins Beztu Pylsur, a tiny stand near Reykjavík harbor, serves what is arguably the most delicious hot dog in the world. Order yours with everything, topped with raw white onions, ketchup, sweet brown mustard, fried onions, and a creamy mayo and caper aioli.
9. Get Tuned Into The History Of Punk Rock Music
The Icelandic Punk Museum is housed in an old, underground public restroom (yep), and it explores the evolution of the genre throughout the ’80s. Cue: Bjork.
10. Or Check Out A Totally One-of-a-kind Museum Experience.
It doesn’t get much weirder than the Icelandic Phallological Museum, which displays the, er…phallic parts of mammals from all around the country.
11. Then Learn About Iceland’s Past At Árbæjarsafn
Step back in time at this open-air museum and working farm, which is made up of 20 preserved houses that tell the story of how people lived in Iceland.
12. Take A Dip With The Locals
Even in the middle of frigid winter you’ll find locals swimming at Árbæjarlaug, a large pool facility right in the city. Don’t worry, there’s a hot tub, too.
13. Warm Up With A Bowl Of Langoustine Soup
It’s no surprise that even during summer, this arctic city can get chilly. The cure: A piping bowl of langoustine soup at The Sea Baron.