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Which car rental in Iceland 2015

In many cases you won´t see much of this land without some wheels. PIC  Jonathan

In many cases you won´t see much of this land without some wheels. PIC Jonathan

Car rental prices in Iceland have risen quite dramatically in just one year according to a price survey made by team Total Iceland. For smaller sized and medium sized vehicles you now pay 10% – 30% more than a year ago.

 

Fifteen great places in Iceland in just one day

Gulfoss waterfall in its summer dress. Pic O Palsson

Gulfoss waterfall in its summer dress. Pic O Palsson

We know many of you visiting Iceland only give yourself a few days here at best and then a number of you do not venture very far from Reykjavik city. Problem is, this place is chock-full of amazing spots and anyone just spending a long weekend or even a week will leave wanting for more.

 

Mischief in Iceland? Try this

No longer will access to one of Iceland´s most popular sight be free. PIC dr.Jauss

No longer will access to one of Iceland´s most popular sight be free. PIC dr.Jauss

All good things come to a close eventually it seems. Including access to some of Iceland´s greatest natural wonders.

Starting next month, April or May, you will have to fork out extra for a chance to get up close and personal with the fabulous geysers of the Geysir area in Haukadalur valley in Iceland.…

 

Cheapest car rental agency at Keflavik airport in Iceland

Amazing price difference between the car rental agencies at Keflavik airport in Iceland. PIC CGP Grey

Amazing price difference between the car rental agencies at Keflavik airport in Iceland. PIC CGP Grey

Turns out there is vast price difference between those car rental agencies operating out of Keflavik international airport in Iceland. In the first of a number of price checks team Total Iceland will make we discovered it makes one hell of a financial difference which one you choose.

 

And then they started charging you to see Geysir

Soon one will pay to see Geysir area in Iceland. PIC coleccionistadeinstantes

Soon one will pay to see Geysir area in Iceland. PIC coleccionistadeinstantes

It was bound to happen eventually. Soon anyone wishing to view up close the Geysir area in Haukadalur in Iceland will have to fork over some dough for the first time.

 

Golden Circle in Iceland the right way

Seriously lovely tours in Iceland now available

Seriously lovely tours in Iceland now available

There are lots of ways for you to experience what is known as the Golden Circle in Iceland. The majority of tour operators offer scheduled trips and taking the Golden Circle route on your own is pretty easy and straightforward.

 

Why is there no Geysir at Geysir area in Iceland

A 40 year old picture from the famous Geysir area in Iceland. You can clearly see the two strokes of water. The closer one is Strokkur geyser which IS the attraction at Geysir area but the one further away is Geysir after spewing boiling water 60 meters into the air. Sadly, this has not happened for years now and visitors have to make do with its baby brother. PIC loveland

A 40 year old picture from the famous Geysir area in Iceland. You can clearly see the two strokes of water. The closer one is Strokkur geyser which IS the attraction at Geysir area but the one further away is Geysir after spewing boiling water 60 meters into the air.

 

Golden Circle in Iceland reaching saturation point

Beautiful and powerful glacial waterfalls of Gullfoss are worth a look but nowadays people are crowding it out. PIC Derek Craig

We are pretty popular these days. If ever there was a time to talk about tourists arriving in droves this is it for Iceland.…

 

Why the area around Geysir in Iceland is in horrible state

The Strokkur geyser erupting in Haukadalur Iceland. Entrance to this wonder is free but nearby hotel, restaurant and shops are anything but. This marvelous place is in disrepair since the private owners are too damn greedy. PIC AZAdam

Few things are must-sees when visiting Iceland.

 

Priceless golf and Geysir to boot in Iceland

Strokkur geyser erupting in the background whilst playing golf on a fine Icelandic course. Priceless. PIC Edwin Roadl

Suppose you´re an avid golfer, which you may well be, and suppose you would tee up on the 18th on a rather difficult but extremely enjoyable golf course.

 

Do the Golden Circle in Iceland on your own

Gullfoss

Thingvellir, Geysir area and Gullfoss waterfall (pictured) deserve more than half an hour stop. PIC Matt Benton

You will not read very much about Iceland without learning of the so-called Golden Circle tour. Apart from visiting the Blue Lagoon this is the most popular tourist route in Iceland.

 

The death of Geysir in Iceland

The dead Geysir in Haukadalur Iceland. According to old tales it used to spew hot water 180 metres into the air.

The dead Geysir in Haukadalur Iceland. According to old tales it used to spew hot water 180 metres into the air.

It is probably beyond doubt that few would travel extensively long distances in order to take a look at a tranquil pool of water.