Mund-og Fodmalende Kunstnere member Ann Lund says ‘life is a gift’

For popular member of the Mund-og Fodmalende Kunstnere (MFK), Ann Lund, the saying ‘life is a gift’ couldn’t be more appropriate. Since birth, Ann has been severely paralysed as a result of suffering from cerebral palsy and has spent her life in a wheelchair; however, this hasn’t stopped her. After a childhood filled with love…

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Mietwagen-Rundreise in Island & Self-Drive im Hochland mit Pure Adventures

Pure Adventures bietet eine reichhaltige Auswahl an Abenteuern, wobei Ihnen Personenbeförderung, Unterkunft, Freizeitaktivitäten und die Natur selbst ein vollkommen neues Lebensgefühl geben werden. Bei Ihrer Ankunft auf Island tauchen Sie ein in ein Land der Reinheit und Stille. Da hier nur einige wenige Bäume wachsen, bestimmen bizarre Lavaformationen die Landschaft. Bei einer Reise nach Island…

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RIMC præsenterer Mikkel deMib Svendsen

Reykjavik Internet Marketing Conference (RIMC) er stolte over at kunne præsentere Danmarks eneste internationale søgemaskineekspert, Mikkel deMib Svendsen på dette års Social Media og Internet Marketing konference. Mikkel deMib Svendsen bidrager med en eksklusiv præsentation af de mere avancerede og såkaldte ”black hat” teknikker til effektiv markedsføring i søgemaskiner. Sammen med Mikkel deMib Svendsen deltager…

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Copenhagen’s business district to benefit from Saxo Properties and Resolution Property strategic alliance

The trading and investment specialist, Saxo Bank has entered its property investment sector, Saxo Properties, into a joint venture with the pan European real estate fund, Resolution Real Estate Advisers LLP “Resolution Property”. The Joint Venture, which is already targeting its first purchases, will focus on co-investing up to approximately €250 million in the central…

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Iceland Airwaves annoncerer, at Björk optræder på festivalen

Danske musikfans får mulighed for at se Björk optræde på dette års udgave af musikfestivalen Iceland Airwaves (som finder sted den 12. til den 16. oktober). Det er blevet annonceret, at den utroligt populære sangerinde vil byde på en særlig optræden med sit Biophilia-liveshow to gange under festivalen og spille yderligere fire intimkoncerter i den…

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NIB loan to Pohjola to improve housing sector’s environmental impact

The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and Finland’s Pohjola Bank plc have signed an agreement for a loan programme, totalling EUR 50 million, earmarked for improving energy efficiency and wastewater treatment in the housing sector and industrial buildings. Pohjola Bank will open a credit facility for housing companies, SMEs and large corporations in Finland. Subloans will,…

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Island er i den grad en varm destination

Nu, når Grimsvötn vulkanen i Island nærmest er en skygge af sig selv, er Island om muligt en endnu mere attraktiv feriedestination ovenikøbet med et nyt geologisk vidunder. Den kraftige vulkanske aktivitet under Vatnajökull gletcheren varede i tre dage og der blev produceret mere aske på en enkelt  dag end under hele Eyjafjallajökull udbruddet sidste…

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Islandsk vulkan skruer ned for blusset – Icelandairs flyvninger fortsætter

Björn Oddsson, geomorfolog fra Islands universitet, har udtalt, at Grimsvötn-vulkanen i Island har skruet ned for blusset, og at udbruddets intensitet er kraftigt aftagende. Dermed forventer Icelandair ikke yderligere problemer på grund af vulkanudbruddet ud over mindre forsinkelser på afgange fra Amsterdam, Oslo og København. Island er en vulkanø, og landets moderne infrastruktur og nødberedskab…

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Se den grønlandske indlandsis smelte på web-tv!

Selvom klimatopmødet i Danmark for længst er overstået, og interessen for klimaet for en stund har været overskygget af finanskrisen, er der fortsat mange interesserede internetbrugere verden over, der følger indlandsisens nedsmeltning på første parket. Indlandsisen smelter hurtigere end nogensinde, og det forsøger det grønlandske mediehus Sermitsiaq.AG at holde fokus på med sit særlige icecam,…

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    “Kasta macka” (throw a sandwich) is something the Swedish PM does out in nature

    Throwing sandwiches may sound like an odd thing to do, but not in Sweden. Over there, “kasta macka” or “throw a sandwich” is what Swedes call skipping stones on water. The many benefits and wonders of outdoor Sweden Recently, Mr. Stefan Löfven, the prime minister of Sweden was asked to list his top 5 things…

  • Aspen the mountain pup

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    Aspen the mountain pup and his love for 66°North

    Aspen the mountain pup is the Instagram famous Golden Retriever with over 98,500 followers. When his owners, Hunter and Sarah Lawrence, visited Iceland for the first time on their honeymoon back in 2013, they fell in love with the landscape, the people and the fashion. As big fans of Icelandic outdoor clothing brand 66°North, they…

  • North Sailing

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    Project Opal a great success: NORTH SAILING WINS AWARDS FOR RESPONSIBLE TOURISM

    North Sailing has been named Silver winner of the Best Innovation for Carbon Reduction category at the World Responsible Tourism Awards 2015 at World Travel Market in London. North Sailing won the silver at the prestigious World Responsible Tourism Awards 2015 at the World Travel Market (WTM) in London, November 4th. This is the first…

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    Swedes embrace online media streaming services

    Media consumption in Sweden is increasingly characterized by online streaming services such as Spotify and Netflix. Three out of four 15-74-year-olds now use online streaming services to listen to music or watch video. Youtube, Spotify and Netflix are the most popular online streaming services used. Youtube is free of charge, whereas Spotify is offered both…

  • Suzuki Vitara on F-Road

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    Blue Car Rental: Insurance included in all car rentals in Iceland

    Car rental firms in Iceland cover vehicles with third party insurance as standard, which includes personal accident insurance. This is Icelandic law for driving here. Blue Car Rental is one of Iceland’s main car rental companies and they do provide insurance as standard for most eventualities. This includes coverage from vehicle theft and gravel protection….

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    Insight Asia Travel has currently installed Live Chat with Experts on website

    Insight Asia Travel would like to introduce its live chat installed on its website. Customers now can easily find this live chat application at the bottom of the website on the right hand. Customers can use Video Chat to send real-time video and audio, Screen Share any screen or application, easily share texts and files…