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Art Farm in Jutland, Denmark

Art farming in Denmark

Near Mols, on a small peninsula on the east coast of Jutland, Denmark, there stands an empty farm, its large barns and outhouses vacant and lifeless. But this can’t be said of the person showing me around; he is anything […]

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Ten WOW things to do in Iceland – Catherine Côté

Catherine Côté is a very colourful French-Canadian girl, who has lived in Iceland for almost a year now. She came to Iceland for the first time in 2010, and loved it so much that she promised herself to go back […]

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WOW air news: Dionne Warwick, David James & a decorative pile

Lots of news again today, so our Info Squirrels have gnawed the highlights down into bite-size chunks for your delight and delectation. Today’s news comes from RÚV.is and stories are presented in completely random order. Firstly is the news that […]

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Reykjavik street art

From humble, scribbled-on-with-a-marker-pen beginnings, Reykjavik’s graffiti scene has blossomed and attracts envious admirers from around the world. That’s pretty impressive for a city which would be described as small by almost any standard. Reykjavík’s street art doesn’t have the gritty […]

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Creative Iceland

For an isolated culture in the North Atlantic, creativity is important. Since Iceland was settled in the 9th century, writing and music have been an integral part of life in the country; and have in recent years reached a large […]

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Inspiring Iceland with Design March festival

It’s March again and that means those who visit Reykjavik will notice even more artistic flare than usual thanks to the ever-popular Design March festival which takes over the Icelandic capital city this weekend. Design March is both a celebration […]

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Icelandic art

Icelanders are all artists. Or so goes the oft-repeated, yet untrue, cliché. But most clichés come with a kernel of truth; and the creativity of Iceland does indeed hit you in the face. Traditionally the artistry of Icelanders was an […]

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Think winter is dark? Think again!

Every winter since 2002 Reykjavík has celebrated its Winter Lights Festival — a warming, invigorating celebration of art, music and light designed to inject joy into life and tide people over until the spring. It certainly seems to work and […]

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A trip to remember

Every country has its display of souvenirs and they want you to buy them. These things usually look good but when you get home you might find that they do not mix well with the rest of your décor. So, […]