NATURAL WONDERS

All the best places to visit in Iceland. Where do you want to stop on the Golden Circle? What is Ásbyrgi? Where is the best place to see the northern lights? What volcanoes can you visit? Iceland has no shortage of natural wonders. While the better-known wonders like Gullfoss waterfall and Geysir will surely impress you, people tell us that they also love discovering others lesser-known natural wonders on their drive around Iceland.

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.

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.

27 October 2020
Natural Wonders

How does Iceland compare to Hawaii?

What's the real difference between Iceland and Hawaii? Well, read on, and you just might find out.

28 September 2020
Natural Wonders

The 3 Best Places to Visit in Iceland - Staff Picks!

We really don’t like to start arguments in the workplace, but when it comes to choosing the best places to visit in Iceland, all hell breaks loose. Everyone at Blue Car Rental has a favorite spot and since Iceland has so many beautiful and magical places it was very difficult to choose only 3.

24 August 2020
Natural Wonders

The top three most interesting lighthouses in Iceland

Fun Fact of the day: Iceland has over 104 lighthouses around the island. Since the Vikings
first settled Iceland, we have been a fishing nation making lighthouses an essential part of
Icelandic culture.

28 July 2020
Natural Wonders

Stuðlagil: The hidden canyon in East Iceland

Did you know that more than 85% of Iceland's energy is 100% clean and renewable? That is because in Iceland, we use geothermal and hydropower plants for all our electricity. What does that have to do with Stuðlagil, you ask?