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.

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?

18 March 2020
Natural Wonders

Top 6 tourist attractions in Iceland

Iceland is full of beautiful places to visit. In fact, there are so many that it is impossible to see them all in one trip to Iceland. We have made a handy list of 6 tourist attractions in Iceland you shouldn’t miss!

13 March 2020
Natural Wonders

A different kind of adventure in South Iceland – Nauthúsagil

For a day of exploring otherworldly Icelandic attractions, we recommend you check out Seljalandsfoss and Gljúfrabúi Waterfalls, Nauthúsagil Ravine hike and then end with Skógafoss Waterfall and Skógar Museum.

22 January 2020
Natural Wonders

Why does Iceland look like Mars?

We are keeping on with the theme of geology. This time we are going to discuss the Moon landscape of Iceland. And the Mars landscape of Iceland. It’s both!

20 January 2020
Natural Wonders

How was Iceland made?

Like we said in our last post, Iceland is being pulled apart by the tectonic plates. What we didn’t mention was that this has been a theme of Iceland since the beginning of time itself.

15 January 2020
Natural Wonders

History of Volcanic Eruptions in Iceland

You probably know that Iceland is one of the most volcanically active countries in the world. Our eruptions are different from many places as the country is being pulled apart, so it literally rips open to create new land. Many other countries are being smushed together, which causes friction.