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The Impressive Glaciers of Iceland

tourist visiting an Ice cave inside of a glacier in Iceland
Iceland is the Land of Fire and Ice because of stunning contrasts like active volcanoes found underneath frozen ice caps. The glaciers of Iceland definitely add timeless beauty to the sweeping landscape. They bring many adventurous travelers who want to go on glacier hikes and be close to nature. Now before your glacier hike picture walking through a long...

How to Prepare For Your Iceland Glacier Hike

Man hiking on an Iceland glacier close to the crevice
Iceland is no longer an “unknown destination” for many. The tourism industry has slowly developed and thrust Iceland into the spotlight. The number of visitors is increasing every year, and most of them are attracted by Iceland’s raw nature. A whole world of possibilities is available for all kind of visitors. Probably one of the most extraordinary experiences one...

Must See Attractions in Vatnajökull National Park – Part One

The glacier at Iceland's Vatnajökull National Park
I think its safe to assume that Iceland’s naturally occurring attractions are well known. Travelers don’t exactly come here for the weather. Curious adventurers put up with our infamously unstable weather for a chance to see the unbridled and stunning landscapes that we are famous for. One area of Iceland where you can see a great mix of different...

Explore Iceland’s Vatnajökull National Park’s Lesser-Known Gems

Vatnajökull National Park and Skaftafell glacier
It is ironic that one of Europe's smallest countries is home to its largest national parks. Vatnajökull park, for me, is an excellent representation of Iceland itself. It is diverse and full of beautiful and contrasting landscapes. Initially, the surrounding areas were two separate parks, (with the Vatnajökull glacier being its own entity), but in 2008, it brought the...

Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon: A Natural Wonder in Iceland

Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon at dawn with a beautiful purple light
The sun hangs low in the sky, while the delicate chunks of ice that litter the black sand shores of Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon shimmer against the emerald green and crystal blue waves of the Atlantic ocean. In the distance, a family of seals pokes their little heads out the water. The mouth of the bay serves as the final...

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