Foodie Heaven in Iceland

My husband and I recently travelled to Iceland (July 2016). We were celebrating my 50th birthday and my husband was determined to make this a memorable one. Thanks to Ymir, he delivered in spades. Our private gourmet tour with Ymir is by far the highlight of our trip. Within the first few minutes of meeting [...]

2017-05-03T16:40:48+00:00September 26th, 2016|Testimonials|

Not to be Missed!!!

My wife and I had the distinct honor and pleasure of getting to know Ýmir and his lovely wife Hebba who run Magical Iceland Gourmet Tours. The trips by far exceeded our most optimistic expectations. Highly, highly, highly recommended for anyone interested in an eclectic, unique, genuine, and intimate opportunity to see, feel and taste [...]

2017-05-03T16:40:48+00:00September 13th, 2016|Testimonials|

Amazing day!

My family and I (27), Mum, Dad and sister (22) all had an amazing time with Ymir and has lovely wife Hebba. He showed us the best of food around Reykjavik and also connected us to the lovely community of people who make this food! Amazing intro to Icelandic culture, great to just chat about the island [...]

2017-05-03T16:40:48+00:00September 13th, 2016|Testimonials|


Ýmir Björgvin Arthúrsson is the kind of person I love to meet; smart, fun, driven and with an enormous passon for life. My parents, both in their 70s, my cousin and I spent the most amazing day with him at the beginning of September 2016. He made our trip to Iceland a memory for life! [...]

2017-05-03T16:40:48+00:00September 7th, 2016|Testimonials|

Magical experience

We had the pleasure of a day out with Ymir on his Golden Circle Food Tour. It was the best day during our stay in Niceland. From the moment of welcoming us at our hotel he felt like a friend, transmitting to us his passion of the land, the people, the food and the stories [...]

2017-05-03T16:40:48+00:00September 5th, 2016|Testimonials|

Wow! A must on your trip to Iceland.

I travelled with my parents(70's) and my two sisters. Ymir was an incredible guide and made our time in Iceland unforgettable. After leaving Iceland and going to Norway, Sweden and Denmark, we all agreed that our time in Iceland with Ymir was the highlight. I found him on Trip Advisor after reading great reviews. So [...]

2017-05-03T16:40:48+00:00September 3rd, 2016|Testimonials|

When Legends come to Life

I swear to god Ymir is a Norse God reincarnated to be a modern day, Icelandic Viking. The guy is so rich of enthusiasm, laughter, stories, wisdom, and exquisite food taste. Every review I've read has been spot on -- this guy knows exactly what he is doing and does everything in the best way [...]

2017-05-03T16:40:48+00:00August 29th, 2016|Testimonials|

Great experience

Wow. All reviews are accurate. So not to be repititious...First: Ymir is a fountain of enthusiastic information and stories (love the Viking stuff). Next: his Iceland - different from what others give you, closer to the earth and the people. Finally: the food!!! (well, not sure this should be the is a hint: his [...]

2017-05-03T16:40:48+00:00August 27th, 2016|Testimonials|

Not just a food tour but an adventure!

We had a food tour with Ymir in June and it was a highlight of out Iceland trip. The tour looked like an adventure: we ate a stinky shark in a fancy boutique (I know!), had the most awesome sushi in a small fish store, tried the most unusual things we've tried in small restaurants [...]

2017-05-03T16:40:48+00:00August 9th, 2016|Testimonials|