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Arctic Circle on the Move: A story for the summer solstice

Arctic Circle on the Move: A story for the summer solstice

With the summer solstice this week, Nicky Gardner and Susanne Kries turn their thoughts to axial tilt and other astronomical matters: Now here’s a thought. Europeans heading north to cross the Arctic Circle, anxious to catch the mid-summer midnight sun, have to make longer journeys than their parents did. For the Arctic Circle is slipping » Read more

Iceland is back on the map, with new flights and affordable cruises

Iceland is back on the map, with new flights and affordable cruises

Nature galore in Iceland’s wilderness. Photos © hidden europe. Where has Iceland been of late? There has been hardly a mention here on EuroCheapo in 2009 of the island nation that has, over the last year, been through greater financial turmoil than any other country in Europe. The plummeting Icelandic króna has wrought havoc across » Read more

Iceland Goes Anglo

Iceland Naturally has launched a website aimed at Brits, geared towards promoting Icelandic culture both at home and in the UK. While we’re not British, we gave the Web site a look-see. Our favorite components? Free music and video downloads from Icelandic bands (we especially liked Mugison), recipes for culinary delights from the land of » Read more