POLYGLOT: on the way to Turku

NISI MASA – the European network of young cinema is launching POLYGLOT: on the way to Turku, beginning with an online video contest on the theme of multilingualism. 18 winners will be invited to participate in an itinerant documentary filmmaking workshop in the archipelago of Turku (Finland) to celebrate its status as European Capital of…

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Luxury Adventure, all-inclusive private travel in the Nordics

Luxury Adventures is a family-run tour operator specializing in all-inclusive private travel in Iceland, Greenland, Norway, Finland, Denmark and Sweden. We operate our own a) private lodge accommodation b) private glacier/highland camps c) vehicles of great variety from standard sized cars to super jeeps/SUVs and buses  for self-drive and full-service with driver/guides in many  languages…

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Copernicus opens new international business office in Valencia, Spain

”This was a natural progression for the business after our success in the UK and Northern Europe. We have already created a platform across the UK, Scandinavia, The Netherlands and Germany which has opened a network of opportunities for our clients. This first phase of expansion into Southern Europe will add a further dimension to…

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Pi2 Square Technologies becomes Google Apps Reseller

Pi2 Square Technologies , a provider of Google Consulting and IT solutions, today announced that it has teamed with Google, to bring Google Apps online applications to its client base Worldwide. The company states that it foresees business in all verticals, adopting the Software as a Service (SaaS) in ever increasing numbers. The economic, security,…

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Per Høiby blir adm. direktør i rådgivningsselskapet FIRST HOUSE

Per Høiby (47) blir adm. direktør i rådgivningsselskapet FIRST HOUSE. Han kommer fra stillingen som adm. direktør i JKL Oslo. Høiby har ledet svenskeide JKLs Oslo-kontor i tre år, og har bidratt til JKLs positive vekst og resultatutvikling. Det norske rådgivningsselskapet FIRST HOUSE er under etablering og skal særlig satse på finansiell kommunikasjon, politisk kommunikasjon…

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More daylight in Iceland than in Florida

When people think of Iceland they usually imagine it being cold and dark and generally covered in ice. However, it is true that during the winter months it does get rather cold and daylight is scarce but Iceland more than makes up for it in the summer. The capital city of Iceland, Reykjavik, has an…

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First House: Financial Communication and Public Affairs Advisory Firm

FIRST HOUSE is a focused strategic advisory firm with Norway and the Nordic countries as its home markets. The firm is founded on the belief that the strategic importance of excellent, insightful and honest advisory within financial communication and public and governmental affairs is a crucial value creator for clients within the public and the…

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First House: Nytt kommunikasjonshus med topptung kompetanse innen politikk og finans

Oslo, 24. oktober 2009 – FIRST HOUSE er navnet på et nytt og kompetansetungt rådgivningsselskap innen strategi, kommunikasjon og næringsutvikling. FIRST HOUSE skal jobbe med strategisk rådgivning innenfor de to områdene finansiell kommunikasjon/corporate kommunikasjon, og politikk/næringsutvikling/samfunn. Målgruppen er norske og utenlandske eiere- og eiermiljøer, toppledere i virksomheter, det politiske miljøet, offentlig sektor og organisasjoner. FIRST HOUSE…

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6th annual Nordic-Baltic Choral Festival hits downtown Reykjavik

Next year the 6th Nordic-Baltic Choral Festival will be taking place in downtown Reykjavik between the 17-22 August undoubtedly being the largest of its kind in Iceland. The annual music festival is due to take place around the same time as the Reykjavik Night of Culture and plans to be an integral part of the…

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  • Sweden on Airbnb

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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…