Iceland

Jökulsárlón, Iceland – a lake of ice islands
Iceland

Jökulsárlón, Iceland – a lake of ice islands

We had been advised by our guidebook that nothing can prepare you for driving around the corner and first seeing Jökulsárlón’s milky blue lake filled with the calved offspring of the Breiðamerkurjökull glacier. Right on the Ring Road, it’s easy to get to and thus was comparatively busy with tourists despite us getting […]

Reykjavik, Iceland – the cultural centre
Iceland

Reykjavik, Iceland – the cultural centre

If you’ve ever wanted to spend $9 on a small cucumber, Reykjavik is the place to go. Of course, growing cucumbers in a place that barely gets about 15 degrees Celsius is never going to be easy, and you pay for it. You can have dried cod, puffin steaks and […]