Hamnøya island in Kjerkefjord
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Hamnøya is a fishing village on an island in Kjerkefjord’s dramatic entrance. Dried cod and rental cottages included.
Lofoten Islands are Norway’s northwestern outpost of civilisation. Above the arctic circle, the islands experience midnight sun from the end of May, while frequently enjoying the Northern lights during [...]
A lava lake in Ethiopia's Erta Ale volcano crater.
For those of you in Iceland or elsewhere in Europe and the world, who are waiting for the air traffic to reopen some time after this weekend, we’ve collected some suggestions on volcano tourism, survival near the crater, volcano photography, and alternative modes of transport.
The current [...]
Schloss Dagstuhl – Computer science seminar center
Schloss Dagstuhl, a research and seminar center hosting computer science seminars, is located pretty much in the middle of nowhere in the northern part of Germany’s federal state Saarland. While Dagstuhl seminars are as famous as the library and the cuisine, it takes some serious research to find [...]
The European Union Joint Research Center in Ispra (Italy), placed close to the border to Switzerland, is a very common destination for project workers. Take some time and go down to Lago Magiore. The JRC usually offers rides from and to the airports nearby – Just contact your meeting host for [...]
Sophia-Antipolis is a “Silicon valley” approach at the French riviera – Côte d’Azur. It is build into a number of road loops cut into the foot hills north of Antibes. Schools, office buildings and parking lots are framed by trails and bike routes leading through the local forest.
The three most important tips for Sofia Antipolis [...]