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Iceland proves ideal for carbon neutral data center

Iceland proves ideal for carbon neutral data center

Iceland proves ideal for carbon neutral data center With access to both geothermal and hydroelectric energy and a suitable climate for cooling, a carbon neutral data Centre is providing data services from an old NATO base in Iceland. The facility was officially opened in February but could be the first of many such center’s to […]

19/03/2012 | By | 2 Replies More
The History of Nordic Women’s Literature

The History of Nordic Women’s Literature

Nordic Women’s Literature On the International Women’s Day, March, 8th. 2012, a brand new web site was published officially by the KVINFO, Denmark and KVINNSAM, Sweden (http://www.nordicwomensliterature.net). The site aims to be useful to all with a general interest in literature, as well as to students, teachers, scholars, journalists, librarians, and others with a professional interest […]

18/03/2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Reykjavik UNESCO City of Literature

Reykjavik UNESCO City of Literature

Reykjavik Iceland Reykjavik was designated as a UNESCO City of Literature in August 2011, the fifth city in the world and the first non-native English speaking one to receive the honorary title. Reykjavik City of Literature Reykjavik is one of the city in the world to be designated as a UNESCO City of Literature, joining […]

17/03/2012 | By | 3 Replies More
Spotlight on Copenhagen Restaurant Noma

Spotlight on Copenhagen Restaurant Noma

Restaurant Noma, Copenhagen Top chef and founder of Copenhagen restaurant Noma, René Redzepi, joins an exalted group by gracing the cover of the international edition of Time magazine, March, 26.th. 2012, an honour recently afforded to Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, Steve Jobs, Aung San Suu Kyi, and Michael Jackson. Pictured in ‘shabby chic’ wooly sweater, […]

16/03/2012 | By | 8 Replies More
Food and Fun – Reykjavik food festival

Food and Fun – Reykjavik food festival

Food and Fun Reykjavik food festival February 29th – March 4th 2012 Food and Fun mixes outstanding culinary skills, fresh natural ingredients, Icelandic outdoor adventure and the world-famous Reykjavik nightlife to create the ultimate recipe for fun. The core element of the festival involves world-acclaimed chefs collaborating with Reykjavik’s finest restaurants. Each Chef is assigned to […]

28/02/2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Stockholm Sweden – Getaway to a beautiful City

Stockholm Sweden – Getaway to a beautiful City

Stockholm Sweden When I was a young boy in Iceland, I met once a great scholar, that everyone respected and admired, who said to me with his deep voice and wisdom; “My dear young man, when you have seen London, Paris, Rome and Stockholm, then you have seen the wonder of the world.” This word […]

25/02/2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Scandinavian food #1

Scandinavian food #1

Scandinavian food – Part 1 An samples of Scandinavian cuisine, such as herring and traditionnal “smörrebröd” Scandinavian food Why is it becoming popular in the UK? – By Maddy Savage BBC News, 25 February 2012 Swedish food sales in the UK have risen by almost 30% in the past five years, with Norway and Denmark […]

25/02/2012 | By | 23 Replies More