The xx’s Romy Madley Croft: my favourite places in Reykjavik

The xx recorded parts of the I See You album in Reykjavik. It was so inspiring they’re holding the Night + Day Iceland festival there in July. Here, the singer-guitarist reveals the band’s city highlights

Escape from the Blue Lagoon: Iceland, beyond Reykjavik

Away from the increasingly crowded capital region, there are new ways of exploring Iceland’s untamed landscapes – and a hotel that looks like a Bond lair

12 Tónar record shop and label, Reykjavik

Superb music and coffee come together at this hub of creativity in Iceland’s capital – Björk’s a fan – and Monocled Man’s founder is suitably impressed

Free museums in Europe

If you like museums that are free and are travelling to Europe soon, check out this article.

http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/jan/21/10-of-the-best-free-museums-in-europe