Reykjavik Gay Pride a great success

Gay Pride has been an increasingly popular festival in Iceland’s capital, Reykjavik, for the past eleven years. The 2009 event took place this past weekend – but although there are twelve months to wait until the next party, gay rights in Iceland remain at the fore all year round. Some 80,000 residents and visitors flocked…

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Enlivening Iceland on Culture Night

Reykjavik Culture Night is a massive and inclusive event which takes place late each August in Iceland’s capital city. But as the party lasts all day and all night, there are plenty of people who wonder at the accuracy of the name Culture Night, or Menningarnott in Icelandic. Tradition dictates that Culture Night should always…

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Reykjavik Gay Pride brightens all of Iceland

Every August the streets of Reykjavik come alive with all the colours of the rainbow and every type of person as the whole of Iceland get ready to celebrate Gay Pride with pride! Reykjavik Gay Pride is a pretty unique event by global standards. Its organisers describe it as ‘the biggest little Pride in the…

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Young London Dishes ‘The LowDowN’ by Inviting Readers to Tweet their Best of the Capital

Estate agency, Young London, is making use of Twitter, not only to inform house-hunters about new properties, but also to encourage readers to share their London favourites in a newly launched online e-zine, LowDowN. Readers are invited to Tweet their own London favourites to www.twitter.com/younglondon (whether they be pubs, parks, cafes, bars, restaurants, galleries, boutique…

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Are you thinking of sending your child to junior school?

Junior school provides education for children from age 3 and older. The demographics of junior school include staff and students from at least 50 countries. Students benefit from meeting children from other countries and cultures; most likely growing up with less prejudice towards other cultures. With such an array of students and staff, a true…

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Как использовать экономический кризис в интересах своего бизнеса?

В период экономического кризиса клиенты сокращают свои доходы и всё больше задумываются, куда выгоднее инвестировать капитал. В то время как рынки становятся менее активными и тем самым создают жесткую конкуренцию, многие компании стараются овладеть ситуацией  и возвратиться к активным действиям, но, тем не менее, для клиентов процесс поиска подходящих предложений значительно замедлился.

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Iceland a place full of enigmatic charm

Iceland is certainly a place full of enigmatic charm. A mountainous island with only one city, the capital Reykjavik, you’d be forgiven for thinking it a destination for nature lovers; the perfect place for soul searching some might say!  Situated somewhere in the north Atlantic Ocean between Europe and North America, it often surprises people…

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Leading educational activity provider comes to Kent

Kingswood Educational Activity Centres, one of the UK’s leading education activity providers, has received planning approval from Ashford Borough Council to develop Ashford’s Grosvenor Hall into a “top educational activity centre in Europe”, creating at least 150 jobs. Locate in Kent, the investment promotion agency for Kent and Medway and the South East England Development…

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Stockholm a major European city

These days if you visit any of the major European cities, you’ll more than likely find yourself graced with a fantastic range of shops, the finest of dining experiences at your disposal, luxurious hotels and truly breathtaking architecture. But what truly separates Stockholm from the rest is its stunning natural beauty, which it has maintained…

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City of Copenhagen

In recent years Denmark has become something of a tourist haven. In 2007, its 4.7 million visitors pushed it up into forty-second on the world tourism league table and it became the second most popular Scandinavian tourist destination. And you don’t have to look far for an explanation. Just take the country’s capital, Copenhagen, and…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…