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  1. GPS sends tourist on adventure in IcelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The New Zealand Herald

    Instead the 28-year-old American has extended his stay in Iceland, where he has been celebrated as the tourist who made a very little mistake that turned into a very big adventure. Santillan arrived on Monday at Keflavik International Airport, and all he wanted to do was get to his hotel in Reykjavik.

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  2. Aromanian Culture WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Iceland Review

    ... Romania, Bulgaria, Albania. They have their own language and traditions. This weekend six Aromanians will visit Iceland for the first ever Aromanian Culture Weekend in Reykjavik. Presentation of the Project Anveatsa Armaneashti, to teach the Arman ...

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  3. In GPS He Trusts and Gets Lost AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Iceland Review

    The tourist who last week became famous for driving all the way to Siglufjor ur, North Iceland, looking for Laugavegur, was fooled again Friday by his GPS, Visir reports. You might have thought his five-hour-detour would diminish his belief in the GPS, but technology is technology, an in it we trust.

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  4. Ursula Ingolfsson-Fassbind Recognized by Worldwide Branding for Excellence in Music EducationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... throughout middle Europe and recorded for many Radio Broadcasting stations. With her husband she lived in Reykjavik, Iceland for 7 years where she taught, recorded and lectured on piano literature at Icelandic State Radio with special attention to ...

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  5. Looking back on a good yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | GlobeNewswire

    ... guidance for 2016 projects EBIDTA in the range of USD 245-250 million. Further growth is expected in the market to Iceland. Growth is also expected in the via market between Europe and N-America. The Group will continue the ongoing vigorous ...

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  6. Movie review: In 'Rams,' hardheaded Icelandic brothers clash with each other but love their animalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Myrtle Beach Online

    "Rams" is named not only in honor of the sheep that are central to its story but also because of two men, as hardheaded and rambunctious as they come, who are devoted to the sheep but can't stand each other. Written and directed by Grimur Hakonarson and winner of the Un Certain Regard prize at Cannes, "Rams" is the latest in a series of excellent films to come out of Iceland, including dramas like "The Deep," "Jar City," "Noi Albinoi" and "101 Reykjavik."

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  7. DIARY-Top Economic Events to Feb 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Reuters

    ... delivers semi annual monetary policy testimony before the House Financial Services Committee - 1500 GMT. REYKJAVIK - Iceland Central Bank announces interest rate decision - 0800 GMT. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11 SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia Governor ...

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  8. US tourist makes spelling error, gets lost for six hours in IcelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Stuff.co.nz

    What was supposed to be a 45-minute drive to a hotel ended up becoming a six-hour journey in the opposite direction for one GPS-trusting tourist in Iceland. A jetlagged US man has become the most famous tourist in Iceland after he got terribly lost from a GPS mishap.

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  9. Nikonians Academy Spotlight - Sri Lanka, Iceland, TanzaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Nikonians News

    ... colorful birds, and other wildlife. Most evenings we will have an optional image review and critique. Our Iceland 2016 photo adventure is set to be an incredible journey. Workshop leader Mike Hagen and his co-leader Tim Vollmer, are Iceland veterans ...

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  10. GPS sends tourist on adventure in Iceland Noel Santillan was supposed ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Yahoo!

    Instead the 28-year-old American has extended his stay in Iceland, where he has been celebrated as the tourist who made a very little mistake that turned into a very big adventure. Mr Santillan arrived on Monday at Keflavik International Airport, and all he wanted to do was get to his hotel in Reykjavik.

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  11. Interview: 'Rams' Director Grimur Hakonarson on Working with Sheep and Icelandic IdiosyncrasyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Filmexperience.blogspot.com

    ... Cannes Film Festival, where it won the top prize in the Un Certain Regard category, Rams went on to being chosen as Iceland's Foreign Language Oscar submission. As the film opens in the US, I got a chance to sit down with Hkonarson who spoke about ...

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  12. Orange Car Rental Ltd. has reached agreement with Toyota Reykjavik IcelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | WebWire

    Locally owned Orange Car Rental ltd. announced today that it has reached agreement with Toyota Reykjavik Iceland.

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  13. Many Roads Remain ClosedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Iceland Review

    ... picture from Vikurskar , east of Akureyri, where about 60 cars are waiting for the road to open. Many roads in East Iceland are impassable, while roads in the rest of the country are either icy or snow-covered.

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  14. He Should Have Asked, "What Exit?"Read the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Balloon Juice

    Mr. Santillan, 28, arrived at Keflavik International Airport on Monday morning after a five-hour flight from New York and was eager to get to the Hotel Fron on Laugavegur, a main street in Reykjavik, Iceland's capital, local news media reported. But the spelling error got in his way, according to Visir, an Icelandic news website.

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  15. Imagine the mess an independent Scotland would be in right nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Canadian Content

    ... an independent Scotland is feasible, Salmond would have to prove it was creditworthy and would not go the way of Iceland in 2008 . The UK has been able to borrow eye-watering sums because HM Treasury has never defaulted on a loan. An independent ...

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  16. Sigur Ros: Heima Mon 08 Feb 2016 | 7.30pm | 6*Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | This Is Exeter

    Travelling through the desolate and magical landscape of Iceland, this documentary sees Sigur RA3s a series of free, unannounced concerts at far flung locations.

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  17. Beards, sheep and brotherly hate: All in a day's work for two 'Rams' actorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Kiddi is angry and frequently drunk. They live side by side in Bdardalur, a remote valley village in northwestern Iceland where they tend to their beloved sheep and share a border collie and equipment. They also haven't talked in 40 years. But when ...

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  18. Areas Surrounding Capital See Population IncreaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Iceland Review

    The number of residents in municipalities surrounding the capital area increases twice as fast as that of people in the capital area itself. This is revealed in a new report on population trends by Iceland Statistics , according to Visir .

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  19. GPS mix-up brings wrong turn and celebrity to American lost in IcelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Age

    London: When Noel Santillan typed the word Laugarvegur instead of Laugavegur into his rental car's GPS, the New Jersey resident couldn't have imagined that the extra "r" would make him something of a celebrity in Iceland. Santillan, 28, arrived at Keflavik International Airport on Monday morning after a five-hour flight from New York and was eager to get to the Hotel Fron on Laugavegur, a main street in Reykjavik, Iceland's capital, local media reported.

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  20. WOW air to start daily flights to Iceland in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | The Baltimore Sun

    WOW air, a low-cost Icelandic airline, said Tuesday it will offer daily flights to the Nordic island from Maryland, expanding its service in response to high demand. WOW air started offering its first flights from Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport last May, selling low-cost routes to Europe with connections through Iceland's Reykjavik.

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