Christmas 2016: ”Also children in the UK can now get a genuine letter from Santa straight from Santa’s workshop in Finnish Lapland.”

Santa’s own workshop and post office, in Lapland Finland, has opened a new website. If there is a better way to surprise children and friends, it is through the letters from Santa Claus himself. You can order original Santa Letters in many languages: English, French, Italian, Polish, Spanish, German, Japanese, Finnish, Chinese and Russian http://www.santapost.org/…

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Take A Walk On the Wild Side… In the dark and surrounded by art

In September a group of artists from around the world came together to explore the relationship between art and nature by creating a light and sound installation set in a forest in Norway. The collaborators, Melissa Larsen of Norway, Joao Pereira of Portugal, and Andy Cross from the UK, each brought their own expertise and…

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The Skyscraper of the Year: China wins Emporis Skyscraper Award for the first time

Hamburg, September 30, 2015 – The winner of the world’s most renowned architecture prize for skyscrapers, the Emporis Skyscraper Award, is finally official: The building complex Wangjing SOHO in Beijing was chosen by an international panel of experts from more than 300 skyscrapers of at least 100 meters’ height and which were completed during the…

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Improve your typing skills with free typing games online

Online games are surely a great time pass that you can just play depending on your mood and there are many games available indifferent genres like racing games, arcade games, shooting and fighting games, memory games and many more for you to choose.But along with entertainment there are also some games that really help you…

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Gender stereotypes and inequality in education persist in all Council of Europe member states

A conference in Helsinki on 9-10 October will show how gender equality in Europe lags far behind in practice, even though the vast majority of Council of Europe member states have enacted laws promoting equality between women and men in education. Findings from a new monitoring report will reveal that since the Council of Europe’s…

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Nestlé and partners to create 100,000+ opportunities in Europe

Around 200 companies have joined forces under Nestlé’s Alliance for YOUth to tackle the youth unemployment crisis in Europe, pledging to create more than 100,000 opportunities for young people in the coming years. In the context of a challenging economic environment, with little to no growth, the Alliance for YOUth is committed to working hand…

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Danielle Leibovici launches ‘Waiting for Emma: A Brothers Story’ in support of siblings and families with babies in the NICU

Norfolk, VA – Best-selling, award-winning author, Danielle Leibovici, LMFT, announces the release of Waiting for Emma: A Brothers Story (For Siblings and Families with Babies in the NICU). This fourth book in the multi award-winning Under The Tree series, will be available on September 1st through Amazon, Barnes & Noble, select retailers, and author’s website.

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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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Associação Norueguesa de Petróleo e Gás satisfeita com nova plataforma política

A plataforma política apresentada pela nova coligação de dois partidos na Noruega recebeu uma avaliação positiva pela Associação Norueguesa de Petróleo e Gás. “Estamos satisfeitos que o governo deixou claro que a indústria do petróleo é importante para a criação de valor e para o desenvolvimento tecnológico da Noruega num futuro próximo”, explicou Gro Brækken,…

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Technical Foam Services Raise Funds for Lu15 Campaign

Technical Foam Services Ltd, a leading independent engineering-based manufacturer and foam producer, is raising funds under the banner of the Lu15 campaign, to help a Northampton boy currently receiving treatment for Osteosarcoma. This is a serious form of bone cancer, which affects around 126 people in the UK every year. Twelve year-old Luis Ghaut has…

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  • 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…

  • CampEasy camper on bridge

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    Can you visit Iceland on a camping holiday?

    Absolutely, is the answer. More and more tourists to Iceland are opting to rent campervans and experience the nature and wilderness atmosphere of this sparsely populate country, rather than be herded into tour buses to the Blue Lagoon and other popular sites. Camping in Iceland is a recommended way to see the best of this…