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June 4, 2012

IGLA 2012 heats up Iceland for a memorable travel experience

I am just back from five nights in Iceland. I can honestly say, hand on heart, that this was without doubt one of my best traveling experiences ever.

May 11, 2012

Italy's gay capital is home to hundreds of restaurants, but spaghetti bolognese is not a local recipe

In Bologna, north of Italy, everybody knows that spaghetti bolognese is not an Italian recipe. Tourists who ask for it at the local restaurants have to be told it's not on the menu.

But, with its hundreds and hundreds of restaurants and trattorias, this medieval city in the route from Florence to Venice is certainly the food capital of Italy.

Our two-day trip in Bologna starts from Piazza Maggiore, the main square, home of the San Petronio church, the Town Hall, the statue of the Neptune and palaces dating back to the Rinascimento.

April 19, 2012

The International Gay and Lesbian Aquatic Championship is coming to Reykjavik in May

The International Gay and Lesbian Aquatic Championship is coming to Reykjavik in Iceland.

Starting with the opening party on 30 May, the championship lasts four days. The 2012 event will include swimming, water polo, relay events, synchronised swimming and diving.

A midnight open water swimming challenge will take place on 1 June in the Nauthólsvík neighbourhood of Reykjavik for those brave enough to take to take on the north Atlantic at night.