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What to wear in Iceland

What to wear when traveling to Iceland

What to Wear: Iceland Insider Style tips We bet one of your first thoughts after booking your flight and adventure itinerary to Iceland is “What to wear?” It’s a legitimate question, particularly because it’s a known fact that Iceland’s weather is constantly changing. More so, one of the very common sayings in Iceland is “Don’t like the weather? Just wait for 5 minutes!” Yet, Icelanders generally manage to be stylish every day while keeping up…
Famous Sights, General, Insider Tips, Travel Tips

What to do in Iceland. Dohop Staff picks.

Iceland: Dohop Staff favorites    We love Iceland. It’s where Dohop’s travel search engine was created, where we have our headquarters and it’s also a rich resource for our love of outdoor adventure. We thought it would be fun to share with you some of our favorite landmarks and attractions in Iceland among the Dohop staffers. Dohop takes pride in helping you find the best price on your flight, hotel and rental car. So, we thought we could also help…
Findings, General, New features, News, Travel
Icelanders opt out of France

Iceland wants to go anywhere but France

In June, Dohop saw over 94,000 unique visitors within Iceland searching for flights, hotels and rental cars. Most of those visitors were looking for ways to get to France, more specifically the Euro2016 games. According to the latest census, the population of Iceland is 331, 778 people. Basically, one could conclude that nearly 1/3 of the residents of Iceland had Football Fever last month. Adieu, France. Iceland moves on to Spain. But as July shows us,…
Famous Sights, Fun, General, Travel
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Pokémon Go and Next Level Travel

Who didn’t go crazy collecting Pokémon on the new Pokémon GO game this weekend? While the game is officially limited in availability to countries like the US, New Zealand and Australia, it was easy for those in other countries to get in on the action. Plus, if you’re from those regions and happen to be traveling, you can use the app to break the ice and meet new people.  Pokémon Go for Next Level Travel Imagine the impact on an international…
Fun, General, Insider Tips, News, Travel

How to get to Paris for Euro2016

Get to Paris from Anywhere for Euro2016 After Iceland’s epic win over England last night, Icelanders from around the world (and newly acquired Team Iceland fans) are using Dohop to get to Paris for the July 3 match against hosting team France. Over 71,000 Team Iceland fans hit the Dohop travel search engine during and immediately after the 2-1 Iceland vs. England match last night. Best connecting cities Other than the obvious routes (i.e. direct to Paris from your home…
Fun, General, Travel

Iceland cheers new President and Euro2016

 in Fun, General, Travel
In Iceland, there is plenty to cheer about It is an exciting time to be in Iceland! We have near-eternal day light, the countryside is lush and green, summer holidays are under way and over the weekend, our home country elected a new President, Gudni Johannesson. President-elect Johannesson was a well known and respected historian and political commentator before deciding to run for office. Our new First Lady is Canadian-born Eliza Reid, a writer and co-founder of the…
Famous Sights, Fun, General, Travel

10 Facts about Iceland Independence Day

First, on Iceland Independence Day, let us say Áfram Ísland!! We really look forward to tomorrow’s European Championships match against Hungary at Stade Vélodrome. This week’s tied (1-1) #Euro2016 match against Portugal showed that Iceland and Icelanders should never be underestimated. If you look at the history of Iceland, the small nation (note: not small minds, eh em, Cristiano Ronaldo) of 331,667 people (as of 14 June 2016) has achieved many great successes and serves as a model for how…
Findings, General, News

Flights to France Travel Searches Triple

Flights to France Searches on Dohop Triple after Iceland-Portugal Match  The number of searches on Dohop for flights to France tripled immediately following Iceland’s draw against Portugal at the European Championships on Tuesday in Saint-Étienne, inspiring predominantly Icelandic but also global interest in going to France. This can be clearly seen in the following graphs, which show both minute-by-minute visits to Dohop and in a country comparison chart showing the most searched destinations. Web traffic jumps immediately after…
Famous Sights, General, Insider Tips, Travel, Travel Tips

Icelanders Dohop to European Championships

  Áfram Ísland! European Championships, here we come! Today marks the start of the European Championships. We’re so excited to be a big part of the game this year, supporting our National Team in France and helping fans from around the world get the best flights, hotels and rental cars for the best possible pricing and schedules. Team Dohop will be joining our fellow Iceland fans at Stade Geoffroy Guichard in Saint-Étienne to support the first Iceland match (of many!) on Tuesday, June 14. There are…

10 Things People Said About The New Dohop Logo

As you should all have seen by now, Dohop has a new logo and brand design. We’ve expected reactions to the change to be mixed; some people would hate it, others would love it. Dohop employees themselves were not all fans of the logo at first (though now, of course, we all love it).   Our new brand design was handled by award-winning design studio Bedow in Stockholm, Sweden. Last week, their work on our redesign got…
Technology, Travel

This Clever New Browser Feature Will Take the Stress Out of Your Next Flight Search

Finding and booking flights online can be stressful, right? Even when using Dohop, you can still worry that you aren’t booking the right flight and if you are booking a Self-Connect flight there’s the added layer of stress with regards to making sure the flight times match. No more. Vivaldi is a browser that has a neat little feature that will remove some of that stress. The browser lets you do something that has really…
Famous Sights, General, Travel
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Summer Vacation Top 10 Destinations

It is summer vacation travel booking season for our US customers. If you are still trying to decide where to vacation this summer, these popular national and international destinations may inspire you.  You love to get the best prices on flights, hotels and rental cars for your favorite vacation spots. On Dohop, we see thousands of travel searches every day. Our travel search engine makes it easy to find the best prices and schedules for your travel. Dohop lets you view and compare the most…