• Iceland Advert: Too Political or just Political enough?

    Every year, as December 1st draws closer, we watch as various brands and stores battle it out with their Christmas adverts. Perhaps surprisingly, it was Iceland’s which was banned from broadcast this year, for being ‘too political’. Is this the case, and what does it say about advertising? The...
  • Introducing: Asgeir

    A recent explosion of young electro based artists has started to create a little monotony, but Nordic project Asgeir has created a sound of his own. Iceland is undergoing a revolution and the volcanic island’s musical scene has come a long way since the days of Bjork and the...
  • Experience the arctic: Impact’s top 10 arctic experiences

    Many travellers are put off arctic adventures, by the thought of cold and desolate locations, with little more than the odd igloo and empty local pub. However, arctic regions offer a wealth of entertainment and rich cultural experiences, whether you’re seeking a voyage of enlightened self-discovery like Walter Mitty, or...
  • TOP FIVE DESTINATIONS IF YOU #1

    This new weekly section features some unusual regards to travelling. If we would normally think of the best places, the most beautiful, or the cheapest, we invite you come up with your own conditional clause subordinating your next trip: where do you go if you are lazy, if you...