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Jökulsárlón pronunciation – a real tongue twister!

You might have to sit down for this post to get ready for some long Icelandic place-names and how to pronounce them! Many remember when Eyjafjallajökull erupted, and everyone and their grandmother tried to pronounce it. Then there was this picture, which… Read More

Visiting the Ice Caves in Vatnajökull Glacier

Visiting ice caves in Vatnajökull is something we highly recommend when visiting Jökulsárlón. Vatnajökull Glacier is Europe’s largest glacier, and Jökulslárlón Ice Lagoon is made from meltwater from the outlet glacier Breiðamerkurjökull. The natural forming ice caves are hidden within… Read More

Is the Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon accessible all year?

Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon is situated in South-east Iceland just by the Ring Road, about 5-hour drive from Reykjavík.  The lagoon itself is accessible all year round. The Ring Road is mostly open all year round, but it is important to take precaution.  What to have in mind? When travelling to… Read More

How to get to Jökulsárlón Ice Lagoon?

Jökulsárlón is one of the sights you should go and see if you have the chance while you are in Iceland. The lagoon is in South-east Iceland, near Höfn in Hornafjörður, and by Europe’s largest glacier Vatnajökull.  There are a few ways to get to beautiful ice lagoon. Below is… Read More