Canadian hero couple found with the help of social media

Power of social media On the evening of August 16 we wrote a small blog post on our website citing an article on the Toronto Star’s website about a Dutch couple looking for their rescuers this summer. We posted the link on our Facebook page, boosted the post with a Facebook target group of people in […]

Wanted: Canadian/Toronto heroes who saved a Dutch couple in Iceland this summer

WANTED: Canadians heroes A Dutch couple, Mia and Fred Flipse, are seeking out to find their rescuers who saved them after Mia broke her ankle in the north part of Iceland on June 21 this summer. The have told the Toronto Star it was a Canadian couple from Toronto who took them down a volcano in the […]

Which requirements do renters need to satisfy?

Valid drivers licence At least 19 years old Valid phone number and verified by Caritas Have valid user profile on Caritas website

What’s happening in Iceland?

Thousands of people strolling down town Reykjavik to protest Last week has been difficult for the Icelandic government after the so called Panama papers were made public. A week ago, the National Radio in Iceland (RUV) and Reykjavík Media, a privatly owned media company, published evidences in a TV broadcasting linking offshore accounts to the […]

Roadtrip Recommendation: 9 reasons why the Westfjords are Iceland’s best-kept secret

Pristine, sparkling waterfalls trickle, splash and foam The Westfjords are the most remote part of Iceland. Their location makes them a well-kept secret: the trip is only four hours from Reykjavik, but not many people go there. Those who do know that it’s absolutely worth it. Here’s why… 1. You’ll have it all to yourself […]

What if the Blue lagoon was natural and non-man-made?

Blue lagoon is getting crowded “ICELAND’S BLUE LAGOON IS A WASTE OF MONEY, TIME, AND YOUR SOUL.”, is the headline of an article written by Jacqueline and Shannon on the Strange and New travel blog last week. The blog post can be read on their blog. To make a long story short, everything went crazy in Iceland […]

Kayaking down Godafoss during winter

Waterfalls in Iceland can be even more spectacular to see during the winter months. One of the most beautiful waterfall is the 12 meters tall Goðafoss waterfall which is located in the north-east part of the country. This week, the German deardevil Matze Brustmann became the first human to kayak down the waterfall during winter. The […]

Did you wash yourself?

New advertising campaign for Iceland Going to the hot pots is a national sport in Iceland. People take it very seriously and no wonder. You can find swimming pools and with hot pots everywhere. You don’t have to drive for more than 5 to 10 minutes withIn the capital area of Reykjavik to find one. […]

Get free car wash with Löður!

Caritas car washing station To celebrate our new car rental platform, we want to give a lucky user a free voucher for 12 sessions of carwash with Löður car wash station. The only thing you need to do is sign up on Caritas and follow us on Facebook. The big draw is 15th of March […]

Bottle message from 2014 found in Netherlands

Last week, a Dutchman found a message in a bottle from an 11 year old Icelandic boy from Akureyri. The man, Rikie van Uden, found the bottle with the rolled up piece of paper in his hometown of Wijk aan Zee in Netherlands on the February 12. The message was put in a bottle by a boy named […]

Northern lights Phoenix

This incredible aurora borealis sight, i.e. northern lights, was observed last week in Iceland. The picture was taken by Hallgrimur P. Helgason and was displayed in the Telegraph. We’re not sure if this one is an actual sight or a Photoshop, but nevertheless, the northern lights are simply amazing.

Geysir erupts again

The geyser has not erupted in many years Geysir, sometimes known as The Great Geysir, is a geyser or a hot spring in southwestern Iceland. It is located in Haukadalur valley next to another geyser named Strokkur, which is one of the most popular attraction in Iceland. Geysir is the geyser that the English word […]

How to drive in Iceland

The essential guide to driving in Iceland Driving in Iceland Driving in Iceland is an extraordinary experience.  It’s the very best way to get a sense of our singular landscape and see what all the fuss is about. It’s also extraordinary in the sense that the driving conditions, difficulties, and dangers are very real and […]