15 October 2021
Natural Wonders

Can you see the Northern Lights in Iceland in October?

Yes, you can absolutely see the beautiful Aurora / Northern lights in Iceland in October! In October, the sky in Iceland is dark enough, the weather is cold enough, and the clouds tend not to loom over everything as much as some other months.

25 August 2021
Natural Wonders

Update from our little “airport volcano”

It’s been 5 months since the eruption started and while it has gone through many different phases, often baffling volcanologists, it’s still going fairly strong. Actually, nobody has any idea if it’s going to end soon or continue for years on end!

23 August 2021
Natural Wonders

Kvernufoss waterfall - A hidden gem next to Skógafoss!

Kvernufoss waterfall is truly a hidden gem in Iceland. We know that term ‘hidden gem’ is probably way overused in most blogs about the natural wonders in Iceland. But we feel strongly about this one!

21 July 2021
Natural Wonders

A guide to Driving North Iceland: Fun stops along the way

The best way to enjoy North Iceland’s stunning scenery is by Driving in Iceland. Here are Northern Iceland’s tourist riches you can expect to see along the way.

21 July 2021
Icelandic Culture

Why are Icelanders so strong?

Have you ever been watching a strongman competition and noticed just how many Icelandic people feature? From legends of lifting like Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson to double CrossFit Games champion Anníe Mist Þórisdóttir, there seems to be a disproportionate number of Icelanders competing at the highest level.

15 July 2021
Natural Wonders

The Top 4 Best Hikes in Iceland

Iceland is a paradise for hikers, no matter what their skill level is. Of course, the most popular one right now is the hike up to the Geldingadalir volcano, but there are other classics like the hike to Glymur in Hvalfjörður, the Laugavegur hike and more!

26 March 2021
Natural Wonders

The cutest little volcano eruption is happening in Iceland!

Right here in our backyard, a few kilometers away from the Blue Car Rental headquarters, a beautiful volcano has erupted. It was preceded by a couple of 'fun' weeks of intense earthquake activity.

29 December 2020
Icelandic Culture

Happy New Year!

Knowing that our drivers are happy and safe on the road is something we here at Blue car rental care deeply about and we wish to continue to strive for perfection next year, and every year!

23 December 2020
Icelandic Culture

Celebrating New Years Eve in Iceland in 2020

Are you staying in Iceland over the new year? In the crazy year of 2020 it will all be toned down we suppose. You can still expect a relatively glorious evening filled with fireworks but you should keep your distance obviously.