Reykjavík in detail

Etiquette

  • Hot-pots & Pools Strip and shower thoroughly before entering a hot-pot or pool.
  • Smoking Banned in public places, bars or restaurants.
  • Shoes Remove your shoes when entering someone’s home.
  • Tipping It’s not customary to tip in restaurants.
  • Prams & Babies Leave your pram and baby outside when visiting boutiques and cafes (yes, you read that correctly).
  • Bird cliffs Stay away from the edges of bird cliffs – lie on your stomach so as to not spook the wildlife, or fall off.
  • Driving Don't drive off-road.
  • Drones Don't use drones in national parks.
  • Signage Always follow signs that advise that roads or sites are closed – this is due to safety reasons, and you endanger yourself and others by ignoring them.