As Iceland (the country) considers launching a lawsuit against Iceland (the supermarket) to gain custody of its trademark, we revel in the reasons that put Iceland (the country) on the top of our travel wishlist. 1. It’s even weirder than you imagine Yes, we know you know this, but nothing prepares you for the sheer wackiness of Iceland’s geography. Expect lonely lava plains, steaming hillocks and an all-pervading scent of egg – and that’s just the drive from the airport. This land of spurty geysers and feisty volcanoes is where the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates collide, resulting in some of the eeriest rock formations and black sand beaches you’ll ever clap eyes on – usually with their very own sulphur-scented smoke effects. Maelifell Volcano in Iceland. Despite what Jules Verne thought, it only leads partway to the center of the Earth. pic.twitter.com/W8rk5V2tfq— Weird History (@weird_hist) December 9, 2015 2. But it … [Read more...] about 29 reasons why Iceland is incredible
October 19 zodiac
THERE are 12 star signs which relate to the day we were born with most people knowing theirs off by heart. Also called our horoscope or zodiac, there are Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius and Pisces. What are the Virgo horoscope dates? Anyone who’s born between August 23 and September 22 is a Virgo. The exact dates can shift by a day or two depending on the year, but there are generally agreed dates which is commonly used throughout the Western world. What does the star sign mean? Virgo’s symbol is the virgin, and their strengths are said to be loyalty and kindness, while they’re practical and hardworking. Virgo’s are also said to be attractive, smart and sophisticated. They hate to be let down, and are great at forward planning with a good level of control. But while they may seem shy at first, they have a rich inner life and make great friends who will be there for life. Their element is Earth and … [Read more...] about What are the Virgo horoscope dates, what does the star sign mean and who are they compatible with?
Kate Middleton is pregnant with her third child - and the countdown is really on as the hospital where she will give birth is making preparations for their royal patient. Things may feel lower key at the moment than they have been for her previous pregnancies, not least with the prospect of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal wedding in May taking the limelight. But the arrival of another Cambridge is sure to have royal fans and the world's media camped out once again. With the sickness of the early weeks of her pregnancy behind her, and, with Princess Charlotte now at nursery, Kate had a busy start to 2018 with plenty of official engagements - meaning lots of opportunities for mums-to-be to take inspiration from Kate's maternity wardrobe. Her final royal duty before going on maternity leave was a visit to the Olympic Park for a SportAid event on 22 March, followed by a Commonwealth Big Lunch and Commonwealth quiz. And there was one last chance for bump spotting as she joined the … [Read more...] about All you need to know about the third royal baby and when it will be born
MANY of us are fans of checking our horoscopes each day or week and, whether or not we actually believe in them or not, they can make interesting reading.But if you're not sure on what you star sign is, and you'd like to find out what each means, here's what you need to know.There are 12 astrological signs, also known as signs of the Zodiac - in order they are: Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius and Pisces.Some people believe that different signs of the Zodiac present different characteristics and talents in a person.The dates for each sign are:Aries: March 21 – April 19Taurus: April 20 – May 20Gemini: May 21 – June 20Cancer: June 21 – July 22Leo: July 23 – August 22Virgo: August 23 – September 22Libra: September 23 – October 22Scorpio: October 23 – November 21Sagittarius: November 22 – December 21Capricorn: December 22 – January 19Aquarius: January 20 – February … [Read more...] about What’s my star sign? Zodiac dates and symbols and what each one means, from Scorpio to Capricorn
ARIES March 21 to April 20Two names, both with a link to the number ten, can be your steps to success.Surprise luck is tied to former family addresses. TAURUS April 21 to May 21Looking further afield for learning or earning opportunities is the theme of your day as Mercury opens up your new horizons chart.All you have to do is choose which path to follow first. Your passion profile is adventurous and a little wild.Love really surprises you by its pure power and you thrill a partner. GEMINI May 22 to June 21Thoughts about making a major change come together and suddenly a plan is in place.This time your confidence can’t be shaken by anyone or anything.If you’re with a partner find those words that you know need to be said.Single? Venus draws a soulmate closer and their identity will surprise you. CANCER June 22 to July 22You have smart ideas about who fits into your A Team and as you put them into action a project that had stalled powers forward.Your prize zone … [Read more...] about Daily horoscope for Thursday January 11 — here’s what the stars have in store for you today