The government aims to eliminate the wage gap by 2020.
They weren't expecting something this big to crash the party.
Iceland is a beauty to behold any time of year, but there's something particularly special about spending the summer months in its capital city, Reykjavik. With the midnight sun blazing between May and August (a natural phenomenon where the sun doesn't set), tourists can pack their days with hours of sightseeing
Iceland's President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson told a group of high school students that he was "fundamentally opposed" to pineapple on pizza. Well, President Not-Björk, I would not want to live in a country where the elected leader prefers seafood over pineapple on pizza.
It was created by a cold front with 80 kph winds.
On December 21st -- Day One of Winter -- sunlight in Reykjavik is just a four hour seven minute low-in-the-sky rumour. The
No one flinched.
You're already familiar with Abba, Swedish meatballs and Scandinavian design...Turns out Sweden has a lot more to offer and is particularly appealing to families or those who crave the unusual!
The much-anticipated sixth season of the Emmy-award-winning HBO show Game of Thrones premieres on Sunday. While most people will be on the edge of their seats wondering what really happened to Jon Snow, we find ourselves watching and wondering how to visit the fantastical, real-life filming locations that serve as part of the Seven Kingdoms.
Gone are the days of uncomfortable metal cots and tattered rented towels. No more slipping gingerly into sketchy sheets - hostels are stepping up their game, appealing to the more sophisticated jet-setter. The posh hostel (or '¬poshtel') is here to stay. With the rise in demand for fancier digs, many hostels now provide high-end toiletries, afternoon wine tastings and sheets with an actual thread-count. Think non-conventional, boutique amenities at hostel prices.