Posts by Alda Júlía Magnúsdóttir

Friday Fever: New Music Picks

It’s been a while since we last shared with you our favourite new Nordic tunes, and believe us, quite a lot has been happening in the beginning of 2015. Today

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Friday Fever: Mr Little Jeans

Mr Little Jeans is the project name of Norwegian solo artist Monica Birkenes. She gained international recognition in 2011 for her moody and meditative cover of Arcade Fire’s song The

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Christmas Traditions

Tomorrow is Christmas Day, so any wish you do not make today will need to wait for next year. That also means that all preparations should (hopefully) be finished, presents

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Luminous Christmas

Christmas in the Nordics is really a festival of light. It is the darkest month of the year, with the shortest day bringing only around 2-3 hours of daylight to

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Faroese Christmas with Drífa Hansen

Half-Faroese, half-Icelandic opera singer Drífa Hansen shares with us the magical traditions of Christmas in the Faroe Islands. Faroese Christmas “We eat a lot. One should think we’d been starving all

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Julefrokost with Modern Wifestyle

Julefrokost in Denmark (Julebord in Sweden, Norway and Finland and Jólahlaðborð in Iceland) is a holiday tradition that gathers friends or people with ties through work, clubs and organisations for a

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Royal Smushi Café – Copenhagen Christmas

Having a great and well thought-out concept for your business is very important these days, as the generic is so fast food. The famous Copenhagen restaurant Royal Smushi Café takes the

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Exclusive DIY Holiday Decorations

Every home has its share of decorations that are essential because of their emotional value: the hand-made decorations that we ourselves, our siblings or children have brought home or made

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White Glögg for Saint Lucia’s Day

According to a legend several hundred years old, a Swedish gentleman awoke in the middle of the night to a white clad woman dancing through his room and singing. She

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Friday Fever: For the Finnish Santa

Belief has it that Santa Claus originates and lives in Finland. The traditional Finnish Santa Claus, or Joulupukki, is known for usually wearing warm red clothes and carrying a walking

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