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On Tour With Icelandic Group Asonat: What’s In Our Luggage?

BY EVAN MOLINEUX Another band working in the midst of one of the world’s most unique music scenes is Icelandic group Asonat. The trio of Fannar Ásgrímisson, Jónas Thor Guðmundsson, and French singer Olèna Simon specialize in creating ethereal music that borders somewhere in between deep house, electronica, and conventional pop music. SEE ALSO: 13 Icelandic […]

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Icelandic Folk Artist Sindri Már Sigfússon: What’s In My Luggage?

BY EVAN MOLINEUX Iceland is a country with a unique and vibrant history and tradition. A major part of the nation’s culture is its rich music scene, which has existed for years as an exciting counterculture to the popular music found throughout the rest of the world. Noteworthy acts such as post-rock band Sigur Ros, […]

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13 Icelandic Musicians That Deserve Your Undivided Attention

BY EVAN MOLINEUX Iceland is a country that is primarily known for its Vikings, mythology, and intense beauty. Perhaps one of the most beautiful aspects of the nation that is commonly overlooked is the growing music scene. SEE ALSO: How I Fell in Love with Iceland When thinking of Icelandic artists, the majority commonly thinks of Björk, […]

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See The Badass Polar Bear Riding On The London Tube

BY TEAM JST Photo: David Parry/PA Wire Hollywood has done some pretty crazy PR stunts to promote a movie. But this time, by bringing creatures from the Arctic to a massive metropolitan, Fortitude has definitely gotten our attention. SEE ALSO: Beyonce & Jay-Z’s White Christmas In Iceland, Captured. The British drama, Fortitude commissioned by Sky Atlantic, is set to air on January 29, […]

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Beyonce & Jay-Z’s White Christmas In Iceland, Captured.

BY TEAM JST A photo posted by Beyoncé (@beyonce) on Dec 25, 2014 at 8:06pm PST Courtesy: Instagram/Beyonce Exactly how do you rock Iceland like hip hop royals? Beyonce and Jay-Z are showing us all about it via Queen Bey’s website and her Instagram account. Trippin’ in Iceland at the moment, parents of Blue Ivy […]

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20 Destinations That Define The New Cool In 2014

BY WENDY HUNG Fifteen years ago, everyone was flocking to Bali. A leisure vacation in the Indonesian island was uber hip, utterly jetset. A decade ago, Dubai was the ultimate…everything. If you stayed at Burj al Arab, then you were sitting at the top of an in-crowd. Five years ago, Costa Rica was suddenly on every […]

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Why Do Filmmakers Love To Shoot In Iceland?

BY TEAM JST Is Spielberg heading there anytime soon? Is Martin Scorsese going to taste some local whales? Apparently, filmmakers love to shoot in Iceland, renowned for its out-of-this-world landscapes and extreme, unique environment. With much anticipated Hollywood films including The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Thor 2: The Dark World and Noah set for release between December and March 2014, Iceland is fast being recognized as […]

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