• Need a ride? Carpooling platform Blablacar launches in the UK

    The first time I ever wrote about carpooling service Comuto was when Iceland’s unpronounceable volcano first errupted in Sping of 2010 (at least this last volcano that errupted in May had an almost pronounceable name). At a time when most of Northern Europe was freaking out – with canceled flights and sold-out trains leaving travelers with little or no hope – Comuto stepped… Read More

  • French carpooling platform Comuto profits from volcanic cloud

    There have certainly been a lot of travelers who have not appreciated the transportation issues caused by the recent volcanic eruption in Iceland. However, French carpooling platform Comuto ( is one start-up that is actually profiting from the recent fiasco – and its traffic has more than doubled in the last few days as a result. Comuto’s platform essentially… Read More