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Atlasobscura has published an article by Jonathan Carey that collects 14 places related to the Vikings, from all over the world: “from about 800 to 1050, Norse people from across Scandinavia took to the oceans […] expert seafarers and navigators, the Vikings traveled far and wide. Across the British Isles […] in the Middle East […] they were among the most influential civilizations to emerge during the Middle Ages — a legacy that lives on today. […] the artifacts from the period remain scattered across the globe,[…] From a 10th-century stronghold constructed by King Herald, to magnificent runestones that honor fallen comrades […]”

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Denmark and Iceland working at digital vaccine passports

Denmark is currently developing a digital vaccine passport that would allow vaccinated people to travel, becoming the latest European country to do so. Initially geared toward travel, the Finance Minister Morten Boedskov during a news conference stated that "it will be the extra passport that you will be able to have on your mobile phone that documents that you have been vaccinated". Last week, Iceland said it would start issuing digital "vaccination certificates" to citizens who have received two vaccine shots as well as recognize vaccine passports from qualified incoming travelers.

Read the full article by Alison Fox on Travel+Leisure

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