The Blue Blog

9 February 2018
Practical info

The 3 Icelandic Volcanoes Most Likely to Erupt Soon!

So, Iceland is volcanically active. It should not come as a surprise since the Mid-Atlantic ridge goes through the island (and it is coincidentally the only place in the world where you can see the Eurasian and North-American tectonic plates above ground, neat!).

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9 February 2018
Practical info

Survival tips for the Icelandic winter

Going to Iceland isn’t like going to, say, the North Pole. But, you still might get snowed in, cold or bored in the darkness.

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9 January 2018
Natural Wonders

Flatey and Flatey – the “flat islands” of Iceland

Around Iceland, you´ll find many islands, large and small. Among them, you´ll find two that are both called Flatey. To set the two apart, they’re usually referred to as Flatey in Breiðafjörður fjord, and Flatey in Skjálfandi bay.

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9 January 2018
Practical info

How to walk on ice and not look stupid

Please, forgive us. We really wanted to tell you how to walk on ice and not look stupid. But, after extensive research, interviews with cool-walking experts and figure skaters, we’ve learned that it’s simply not possible.

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9 January 2018
Practical info

How to dress for winter in Iceland?

The weather in Iceland can change dramatically from one day to the next, and you can’t rely on long-term forecasts although they give you an idea.

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9 January 2018
Driving in Iceland

Driver Guide – the preventative road safety system

he system has already gathered some publicity in Iceland and overseas, for its unique value, quality, and level of innovation. While roads and road safety in Iceland has come a long way in the past few years and will continue to improve, we feel that the system is necessary and very helpful consider...

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13 December 2017

Happy new year 2018!

2017 has been a great year for us at Blue car rental in Iceland. We’ve had the pleasure of meeting lots of new travelers, gotten great feedback and grown as a company and as people. We wish you a very happy new year!

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4 December 2017
Icelandic Culture
Practical info

The best places to watch New Year's Eve fireworks in Reykjavik

Icelanders go a little mad on New Year’s Eve and blow up around 500 tons of fireworks in a couple of hours.

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4 December 2017
Icelandic Culture

Icelandic Santa Clauses, their Semi-Evil troll parents, and the Christmas Cat

When we start thinking about the Icelandic Christmas stories, and folklore our parents and books told us about as children, we’re amazed that we’re not more traumatized!

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