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There is something so majestic yet simultaneously frightful in a volcanic eruption that someone viewing it just cannot look away. In Iceland now, people are paying hundreds or thousands of dollars to experience this bucket-list thrill.
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The Republic of Iceland is entering a new era of sustainable growth. Or is it? What are Iceland's options for future growth? What will the next years look like for Iceland? Date: Tuesday September 23rd Location: Skinners' Hall, 8 1/2 Dowgate Hill London EC4R 2SP Time: Networking from 8.00-8.45, seminar from 8.45-11.30/12.00 Sign up: Here The financial crisis in 2008, the eruption of Eyjafjallajokull in 2011, capital controls in 2014: Iceland has seen many challenges in recent years, but has bounced back.
He was an uneducated, anarchic comedian fed up with politicians. So he took them on.
Land Ho! from the U.S. is the opening film at the 2014 Reykjavik International Film Festival , running from September 25 to October 5. It's a tale of friendship and adventure that chronicles two older men attempting to recapture their youth while on a trip in Iceland. So far, Land Ho! has reviewed excellent reviews, garnering acclaim for its "feel-good nature" and "quirky comedy," as stated in a press release from RIFF .
There might have been something more nerve-wracking than being an opponent to world chess champion Bobby Fischer, and that was being the mercurial man's minder. "Pawn Sacrifice," a film premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival on Thursday, chronicles not only the rise of the young American grandmaster but how hard it was to get him to his crowning moment, the famous "Match of the Century" in 1972 against Soviet rival Boris Spassky.
The pilgrimage to a new home in a different country is reminiscent of that first drive to Williamsburg on an all-too-hot August day. In my case, that first trip to Williamsburg was a three hour drive with my parents - while my trip to St. Andrews was a five-hour flight to Reykjavik, a six-hour tour of Iceland from a traveling candy salesman, a two-hour flight to London, four days in London, and a five-hour train ride to Leuchars, where I then took a bus to St. Andrew's.
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While commercial air traffic has been giving Iceland a wide berth over the past week or two, a few Icelandic airlines are eager to capitalize on the action. For a start, an Icelandair pilot opted for a scenic routing and extra circle over the volcano, which provided passengers with a good view of the most active zone.
Nordic cooking by way of Iceland: here's a new cookbook from ReykjavA k chef Gunnar Karl GA slason called North: The New Nordic Cuisine of Iceland . GA slason is the chef of Restaurant Dill, which in 2009 opened in ReykjavA k's Nordic House and has won Iceland's Restaurant of the Year award every year since.
As long as this planet provides the roads, real and metaphoric, and the pals, the road-trip buddy movie may well outlive the movies themselves. "Land Ho!" is a disarming addition to the tradition, giving a well-worn genre a few new wrinkles.
The Civil Protection has decided that the eruption site shall remain closed. As you may recall the area was closed around 3.15 PM and our team had to retreat, like everyone else, to the headquarters at Drekagil.
Icelandic packaging and automotive parts molder Promens hf has announced it will open a new plant near Magdeburg, Germany this year, replacing two outdated units in the country.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 04:45 pm
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