PEDIATRICS journal ranks Iceland amongst Europe’s lowest adolescent alcohol drinkers

PEDIATRICS journal has ranked Iceland amongst Europe’s lowest adolescent alcohol drinkers. According to its report, PEDIATRICS asked Icelandic students whether they had ever been binge drinking, with only 6 percent claiming yes, compared to 38 percent in Holland, as an example. Explained within the journal is that the lowest binge drinking rate is held by…

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Iceland geothermal energy network to facilitate startup investment program

Iceland Geothermal Cluster, a network of organisations within the geothermal energy sector in Iceland, will be facilitating Startup Energy Reykjavik – an investment program with focus on energy-related business ideas. Startup Energy Reykjavik consists of an annual 10-week long program in Reykjavik, Iceland where selected companies or ideas receive $40,000 USD in seed funding. Anyone…

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RIMC 2013

Lenovo, Dell, Heineken, KLM: anunciados los principales ponentes para RIMC 2014

La edición 2014 de Reykjavik Internet Marketing Conference (RIMC) ha anunciado que contará con expertos de Dell, Heineken, KLM, Nokia y Roland, entre sus conferenciantes. Las principales ponencias serán a cargo de Ajit Sivadasan, Jefe de Estrategia Global Web, Lenovo; Paul Tholen, Director de Social Media de Heineken; Martin MacDonald, Director de Inbound Marketing, Expedia;…

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Investment opportunities on Norwegian Continental Shelf focus of energy event

The very first ONS Norway energy event took place earlier this week in Stavanger, Norway, showcasing investment opportunities on the Norwegian Continental Shelf for suppliers, technical specialists and start-ups. The event, organised by the energy conference ONS, consisted of an exhibition area where suppliers showcased their products and services, as well as a conference that…

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Hacker Halted Academy courses to take place during hacker prevention and computer security event

An array of ethical hacker certification courses named Hacker Halted Academy are set to take place during the upcoming Hacker Halted Europe event, to be held on 7th and 8th October 2013 at the HARPA Conference Centre in Reykjavik, Iceland. Hacker Halted Academy, will feature an array of seminars run by top training companies and…

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Computer forensics session to be hosted by Kevin Cardwell at Hacker Halted Europe

Leading freelance constant Kevin Cardwell will be hosting a computer forensics session during the upcoming Hacker Halted Europe event, to be held in Reykjavik, Iceland on 7th and 8th October 2013. The session is set to feature the process and methodology of computer forensics, where guests will learn how to conduct “live” forensics, and analyse…

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Hacker Halted in Iceland to curate ethical hacker and computer security training series

A series of ethical hacker and computer security training courses are to be held during the Hacker Halted Europe event in Reykjavik, Iceland, set to take place on 7th and 8th October 2013. The courses, curated by the Hacker Halted Academy, are set to feature technical training and certification classes recognised by various computer security…

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Universal Templates, LLC celebrates widespread success at Concrete Decor Show

Universal Templates, LLC is extremely pleased and satisfied with the recent success experienced at the 2013 Concrete Décor trade show held from March 13-15 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The show was considered an overwhelming success in terms of visibility for the industry leading plastic decorative stencil manufacturer. Universal Templates, LLC specializes in industry exclusive plastic decorative stencils. Their proven plastic…

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Country Hotel & Relais Laticastelli Launches “Small Weddings in Tuscany”

Rapolano Terme, 03-05-2013 – Laticastelli, ancient charming hamlet near Siena, award winning hotel in Tuscany with swimming pool, has announced limited availability for those seeking a wedding venue near siena for their wedding in Italy.

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Valitor recognised for innovative solutions with two international Card and Payment awards

Iceland-based issuing services provider Valitor has been awarded as the Best Business Card Programme and Best New Prepaid Card Product of the year at the Card and Payment Awards 2013. Valitor and its partners were presented the awards during a prestigious Black Tie Dinner and Awards ceremony at The Grosvenor House Hotel in London’s Park…

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Entertainment

  • 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….

  • Langco

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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…