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Viking Saturn: New Ship & New Itineraries

Viking Saturn: New Ship & New Itineraries Viking announces the Viking Saturn: a new ship & new itineraries for 2023. Viking has been on a tear building new ships. They released two new ships in 2021, another is coming in 2022, and now their 9th ship will debut in 2023. Before we get started, you might enjoy our latest Viking review from when we sailed with them in September: CLICK HERE . Okay, let’s take a peek at their press release and see what all the excitement is about. Viking Saturn: 9t...
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How to save money on travel

This piece on how to save money on travel is by The Treasurer from Team Monevator. Check back every Monday for more fresh perspectives on personal finance and investing from the Team. S ince joining the corporate world, I’ve spent less than I’ve earned. It comes naturally to me, as does a desire to save 30-50% of my net income each month. Even when I do spend money, I aim to get as much value as I can. I avoid impulse spending. I don’t buy the latest gadgets or the most expensive phone....
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Iceland’s Crowberry Capital launches $90M seed and early-stage fund aimed at Nordics

Crowberry Capital, operating in Reykjavik and Copenhagen, has launched Crowberry II: a $90 million seed and early-stage fund aimed at startups in the Nordic region. A second close — bringing in an additional $40 million — is planned for July 2022. The EIF (European Investment Fund) is the lead LP on the fund, after putting in €20 million from the EU’s “InnovFin Equity” program. This is InnovFin Equity’s first VC fund in Iceland. Other investors include Icelandic Pension funds, several family off...
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Fantastic Fest 2021 Announces Final Wave of Programming

Fantastic Fest has announced the final wave of programming for the festival’s 16th edition, featuring the widest selection of “weird and wonderful films” gathered from across the globe to screen in Austin, TX, from September 23-30. “Working on this final wave has been a pure joy for the programming team,” said Fantastic Fest Director of Programming Annick Mahnert. “With films coming from as far as Senegal, Latvia, Iran and Kazakhstan, and topics ranging from teenage assassins, circus freaks, ser...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, Usa, Movies, Monument Valley, Greece, Adobe, Horror, France, Russia, Israel, US, Syfy, Senegal, Taiwan, Netflix

World's Largest Direct Air Carbon Capture System Goes Online

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: The largest carbon capture facility in the world is slated to come online Wednesday in Iceland, amid growing skepticism over the technology's role in addressing the climate crisis. The Orca, a direct air capture plant constructed by Swiss carbon capture company Climeworks AG, with support from Microsoft, started running Wednesday around 20 miles southeast of Reykjavik. The facility is made up of eight air collection containers, each holding...
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Gnabry nets again as Germany see off Iceland in Reykjavik

Reykjavik (AFP) – Serge Gnabry scored his third international goal in three days as Germany swept past Iceland 4-0 in Reykjavik on Wednesday to consolidate first place in their World Cup qualifying group. The Germans... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Germany, Sport, Soccer, Iceland, Reykjavik, Serge Gnabry, Afp

Icelandic Spirit, Along With Volcanoes, Elves and Sheep, Inspire New Ad for Skyr

Inspiration for a commercial can come from anywhere, so why not a video of people playing volleyball in front of an erupting volcano near Reykjavik? Joan Creative, in its first work for dairy company Icelandic Provisions, used the eye-catching game footage that went viral as a spiritual guide for a campaign launching today for the...
Tags: Advertising, Reykjavik, Food & Beverage, Joan Creative, Icelandic Provisions

Thanks to Iceland, the four-day workweek is coming

A study in Icelandic government offices again shows the benefits of a shorter workweek.Productivity rose enough to ensure that all services were still provided as needed. Because of the study's success, 86 percent of Icelanders now or soon will have the right to a shorter workweek.In 1886, the standard workweek in the United States consisted of six, ten-hour days. On May 4th of that year, a riot took place in Chicago after an unknown person threw a bomb at officers trying to break up a peaceful ...
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Reykjavik cheap eats: Save on restaurants, cafes and bars

Eating out in Iceland is not usually a budget option, except for take-out foods like hot dogs, burgers, and fish & chips. For those of us who would like to eat well and affordably, here are some ways to save on food in Reykjavik. Note: This article is part of our budget travel guide to Iceland. Supermarkets The Icelandic supermarket will be your best friend if you really want to keep your food costs down. Bonus is a discount chain that can feed you for just a few dollars a day, and there is on...
Tags: Travel, Food, Restaurants, Bars, US, Drinking, Sigur Ros, Bjork, Iceland, Reykjavik, Nightlife, Dailycheapo, Craig Nelson, Kex Hostel, Laugavegur, University of Iceland

Iceland trialed giving thousands of workers a 4-day workweek and saw improvements in well-being and productivity

Reykjavik, Iceland. NurPhoto / Contributor Getty Images Iceland experimented with giving some of its workers a four-day workweek. One percent of Iceland's workforce participated in two trials. There was generally no reduction in productivity, and well-being improved, according to analysis. See more stories on Insider's business page. The success of two four-day working-week trials in Iceland could act as an example for other governments, analysts say.More than 2,500 people across 1...
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Iceland trialed giving thousands of workers a 4-day work week and saw improvements in wellbeing and productivity

Reykjavik, Iceland NurPhoto / Contributor Getty Images Iceland trialed giving some of its workers a four-day work week. 1% of Iceland's work force participated in two trials. There was generally no reduction in productivity and wellbeing improved, according to analysis. See more stories on Insider's business page. The success of two four-day working week trials in Iceland could act as an example for other governments wanting to implement the plans, say analysts. Over 2,500 people ...
Tags: Usa, UK, Trends, Strategy, Work Life Balance, Eu, New Zealand, Iceland, Reykjavik, Stephen Jones, Organisation for Economic Co, Reykjavik City Council, Jacinda Ardern, Four Day Work Week

Airlines are back to overselling flights and one traveler walked away with a $4,500 voucher after a Delta flight to Iceland was oversold by 30 people

Long airport lines at Delta Air Lines check-in. Drew Angerer/Getty Airlines are back to overselling flights as demand spikes, and some flyers can expect to get "bumped" this summer. One traveler was on an oversold flight from Minneapolis to Iceland and received $4,500 in credit to take the next flight. Airlines will often give meal and hotel vouchers if travelers have to spend the night. See more stories on Insider's business page. Americans flying this summer won't only be faced...
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Iceland: Looks Like You Need An Adventure

After more than a year stifled in lock down, Iceland wants you to reawaken your senses with an Icelandic adventure. The first 100 visitors to book a slot at the pop-up shop in Reykjavik and turn up with a valid plane ticket showing their arrival in Iceland from June 24th onwards will have their old, tired sweatpants transformed by hand by Icelandic designer Ýr Jóhannsdóttir, into a pair of bespoke hiking boots, with any remaining fabric becoming ...
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11 incredible Iceland hotels with magnificent views of otherworldly landscapes

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Tripadvisor Iceland is open to vaccinated travelers or anyone with proof of previous infection or negative test. Many hotels also require proof of vaccination but are open to travelers. The best hotels in Iceland range from a high-end hostel in Reykjavik to a luxury lodge in the south. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky There are few places on earth that capture the imagination quite like Iceland. ...
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As militaries get busier in the Arctic, the US and Russia are running out of ways to solve problems there

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov before a meeting on the sidelines of the Arctic Council Ministerial summit, in Reykjavik, Iceland, May 19, 2021. SAUL LOEB/POOL/AFP via Getty Images US and Russian officials underscored the importance of cooperation at a recent Arctic Council meeting. Their comments came as their countries' militaries increase activity in the more accessible Arctic. That hasn't precluded other ways to solve disputes, bu...
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Gelatinous goo garments showcased in Iceland

In Iceland, designer Valdís Steinarsdóttir has developed a gelatin-based material that can be made into seamless articles of clothing using molds. The garments can also be melted down and made into new clothes in a closed-loop.   Traditional clothing production leads to 60 billion square meters of waste annually.   Steinarsdóttir, who displayed a vest made of the material at the recent DesignMarch festival in Reykjavík, says using molds significantly cuts down on waste compared to other meth...
Tags: Iceland, Reykjavik, Dezeen, Chemicals & Materials, Valdís Steinarsdóttir, Steinarsdóttir

‘We have our differences’: Blinken and Lavrov polite but firm in first face-to-face encounter

US secretary of state tells Russian foreign minister he will defend American interests against any aggression from MoscowThe US secretary of state and Russia’s foreign minister have sparred politely in Iceland in their first face-to-face encounter, which came as ties between the nations have deteriorated sharply in recent months.Antony Blinken and Sergey Lavrov spoke frankly but calmly of their differences as they held talks on the sidelines of an Arctic Council meeting in the Icelandic capital...
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Lavrov Says He Hopes Russia, U.S. Leaders Define Ways for Relations Improvement

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, after meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Reykjavik on Wednesday,...
Tags: Russia, Moscow, Reykjavik, Reuters, State, Sergei Lavrov, Lavrov, Antony Blinken, U S Leaders Define Ways for Relations Improvement

Blinken Says U.S. Received More Information on Gaza High-Rise Bombing

REYKJAVIK (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Tuesday that Washington had received further information about Israel's...
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Russia Has Advanced Unlawful Maritime Claims in the Arctic - Blinken

REYKJAVIK (Reuters) - Russia has advanced unlawful maritime claims in the Arctic region, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Tuesday as...
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Lavrov, Blinken Agree to Meet in Reykjavik on May 20 -Russia

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke by phone and have agreed to meet in...
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Delta and United are now offering flights to all of the European tourist countries welcoming vaccinated Americans

United Airlines and Delta Air Lines aircraft at Los Angeles International Airport. Markus Mainka/ Delta Air Lines and United Airlines have added flights to the three mainstream European countries open to Americans: Iceland, Croatia, and Greece. All three countries are welcoming US tourists with proof of vaccination, with some also allowing for just a negative COVID-19 test. American Airlines hasn't been as nimble, focusing more on South America and only launching fligh...
Tags: Europe, New York, Greece, Minneapolis, Boston, Israel, US, America, Trends, Atlanta, Chicago, Washington Dc, Delta, Athens, Brazil, Croatia

Best Time to Visit Iceland

Best Time to Visit Iceland Are you looking for a top-notch, jaw-dropping vacation destination? Are you in the process of planning a fabulously romantic honeymoon but haven’t picked a place yet? Or maybe you’re searching for the best spot for a family trip and aren’t sure where to go. No matter what you’re planning, you might want to consider Iceland as your next getaway. ...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Earth, Iceland, Arctic Circle, Arctic Ocean, Reykjavik, Ring Road, Blue Lagoon, Golden Circle, Lake Myvatn, Secret Solstice, Landmannalaugar, Reynisfjara, ALEX ESPINO, Dalvik

Asana has hired over 500 employees in the last year. Its head of people reflects on the steps she took to guide the company through 2020.

BI Graphics Anna Binder. Asana Anna Binder has been the head of people at Asana since May 2016. Last year she guided the company through the transition as "chief corona officer." Her tips for navigating a challenge include establishing guiding principles and relying on a core team. This article is part of a series called "Secrets of Success," which examines specific leadership tips from prominent business leaders. Anna Binder's job as head of people at Asana, a web and mo...
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An 18-Day Time Lapse of the Fagradalsfjall Volcano in Iceland

On March 19, after seismic activity in the area, an eruption occurred in Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, adding a new volcano to the country’s already charismatic geology. Because the ongoing eruption is relatively small, steady, and located fairly close to Reykjavik, it’s been well-documented, both by drone and by live webcam. YouTube user stebbigu stitched footage from the live feed into a 5-minute time lapse of the formation of the volcano that covers 18 days, from the first few hours to a coupl...
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In pictures: Volcano erupts southwest of Reykjavík

A recent volcanic eruption has people flocking to see it in Iceland — and some have even gotten close enough to roast hot dogs on it.
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Using drones to create amazing laser, er, lava light shows from Iceland volcano

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Bjorn Steinbekk (@bsteinbekk) Bjorn Steinbekk uses drones to capture spectacular footage of Iceland's recent volcano near Reykjavik. With the added music, his final videos are reminiscent of 1980s-style laser light shows at their best. — Read the rest
Tags: Video, News, Lava, Eruptions, Iceland, Reykjavik, Volcanos, Bjorn Steinbekk @bsteinbekk Bjorn Steinbekk

This Iceland volcano erupted for the first time in 6,000 years, and it could keep erupting for decades

The volcano was dormant for 6,000 years before it erupted on March 19, 25 miles away from Reykjavik. The lava is moving slow enough for...
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Iceland is officially opening to vaccinated American tourists and its national airline is rushing to launch cheap flights from the US to attract visitors

Iceland is opening to vaccinated American tourists. Boyloso/Shutterstock Icelandair is rebuilding its US route network as Iceland opens to vaccinated tourists. Regular flights to Boston, New York, Seattle, Chicago, Denver, and Washington, D.C. are scheduled for May. Americans need only their paper vaccination card to enter the country. See more stories on Insider's business page. The summer of vaccinated travel now includes Iceland as a potential destination for Americans. Starting A...
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This Iceland volcano erupted for the first time in 6,000 years, and it could keep erupting for decades

A volcano near Reykjavik, Iceland, was dormant for 6,000 years before erupting on March 19.The lava is moving slow enough for 10,000 visitors to see it up close.Experts predict the volcano could continue erupting for decades.See more stories on Insider's business page. Read the original article on Business Insider [Author: [email protected] (Kaitlyn Wang)]
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