Take a stamp duty holiday while you still can!

If you are looking to purchase a property then the latest advice from your local property specialist ” The Wilkinson Partnership, is act now to save money!

The stamp duty holiday, which was brought in to kick start the stagnant housing market late last year is coming to an end on December 31st, 2009. The holiday applies to anyone looking for a property worth £175,000 or less” so the discount is worth as much as £1,750. Continue reading

Iceland events calendar reaches climax

3854436136_703efa5fd5The list of big summer events in Reykjavik has come to a head with last Saturday’s Culture Night – but summer events are only a small part of the Icelandic capital’s year-round roster.

Reykjavik’s yearly Culture Night happened on Saturday with events taking place all over the city all day and all night. Iceland has a packed schedule of interesting cultural and sporting events throughout the year, and Culture Night is the biggest of them all. Continue reading

Autumn presents golden opportunity to visit Iceland

autumn-1Is autumn the most beautiful season? Or does its promise of looming winter make it the most depressing? Visit Iceland this autumn, and you’ll soon see that its unrivalled beauty can convert even the harshest cynic. And besides, winter’s not that bad anyway, right?!

It is the time of year when nature is at her most colourful and when a bit of sensible clothing means you can get out and about without getting too cold and without the throngs of summer tourists. In autumn the red and gold leaves are interspersed with mushrooms and an abundance of tasty berries used by locals to sweeten up daily life for centuries. Continue reading

Reykjavik Gay Pride rocked Iceland

gay-enewswireReykjavik’s eleventh Gay Pride event is now a mere memory, and there are a whole twelve months to wait until it happens all over again. But although Pride is over, Iceland does not forget about it.

Around 80,000 people converged on central Reykjavik on Saturday to enjoy the eleventh annual Reykjavik Gay Pride parade and the following outdoor concert with Pall Oskar, probably Iceland’s biggest pop star. Continue reading

The Adventure Company launches dynamic new online travel community

The UK’s leading adventure holiday operator, The Adventure Company, has launched My Adventures – a new online travel community, which is fully integrated into its award winning website, www.adventurecompany.co.uk.

Designed to make choosing a trip easier and enhance their holiday experience, My Adventures allows travellers and prospective travellers to share information, bringing them together and enabling them to make more informed decisions. Continue reading

Try Fly Fishing for Salmon during your next holiday to Iceland

Salmon-biting0709Taking a holiday to Iceland this summer can offer you so much excitement! There are many things that Iceland has to offer such as the Blue Lagoon, the hot springs, mountain climbing, horseback riding, and much more.

What most people do not tend to realize is that Iceland exports and produces the most fish in the world; high quality fish too. Icelandic salmon is incredibly delicious as well as other Icelandic fish. Did you actually know that you can catch your own Icelandic salmon? An amazing activity to participate in during your stay in Iceland is fly fishing in Iceland. Continue reading

Iceland adventure tours are better in super jeeps

JökulsárlónHolidays in Iceland really demand at least one trip out into the wild and otherworldly Icelandic countryside; and with the current low exchange rate of the Icelandic krona, more people than ever are able to take unforgettable personalised Iceland tours from High North.

High North is an Icelandic tour company offering unique trips in super jeeps, complete with friendly, experienced guides who can organise almost any sort of tour for almost sort of group. Continue reading

Visit Iceland this summer for a whirly worthwhile tapestry of fun

westfjordsThat there is plenty to do if you visit Iceland in the summer is no big secret. But even by normal standards, there’s a lot to report on this month.

The hectic summer schedule of big events and festivals takes something of a break in July, allowing people the chance to entertain themselves for a while – and there is no shortage of options. Continue reading

Better duty free shopping at Keflavik International Airport

FLE070403-024_minniKeflavík International Airport is Iceland’s main airport and provides a vital transport link for both passengers and freight. Recent upgrades mean services are better than ever with travellers’ tax refund vouchers now valid for shopping.

Keflavik International Airport is simultaneously a relaxing and exciting environment: travellers can sit down and enjoy the airport’s comfortable ambiance or they can seize the day by taking advantage of all the great shops. Many big brands are available to travellers. Brands like Burberry, Calvin Klein, Gucci, Bvulgari, Boss, Diesel, Breidling, Tagheur and Raymond Weil are cheaper duty free at Keflavik than in many other airports and big cities; and up to 50 percent cheaper than Reykjavik. Continue reading

Enjoy Summer Thanks To A Consolidation Loan.

meetingSome people are really struggling with their finances at the moment. They are juggling credit cards, personal loans and hire purchase repayments.

Even those who are stiill managing to cope with their debts are probably unable to go on the usual holiday or do the garden improvements.This is when a consolidation loan could prove invaluable. Continue reading