Aarhus – European Capital of Culture 2017

Hip bars, plenty of hygge and daring design, Aarhus - European Capital of Culture 2017, Denmark’s second largest city, invites visitors to be happy...

The Saga of the Volsungs

Sagas are stories mostly about ancient Nordic history, about early Viking voyages, the battles that took place during the voyages, about migration to Iceland...
New Hans Christian Andersen Museum

New Hans Christian Andersen Museum

A new attraction in Odense, Denmark, will do justice to the Danish fairytale author’s “great fame and completely unique fairytale universe”. Japanese architect Kengo Kuma...

Christmas in Scandinavia

Do you want an overdose of Christmas feeling? Scandinavia is for sure the right place. Experience the true X-mas mood in the perfect settings. Christmas...

Norwegian Designer Makes Traditionally Knitted Reading Lamps

Cosy Concept is all about going back in time, use old handicraft techniques and old patterns to give them a modern look. With traditional...

The world’s first sustainable destinations

As the first nation in the world, Norway has implemented a system where destinations can be environmental certified at a national level. But Norwegian sustainability...

Listen to the Future

Kristian Aartun, a young Norwegian entrepreneur, is the driving force behind the annual international entrepreneur conference, NIEC. This year’s honorary chairman, Ryan Blair, an American...

Paul Robeson – In Memoriam

Experience the life, times and music of “Ol’ Man River” himself, Paul Robeson, performed at Cafeteatret, Oslo, premiering today. The play is written by...

The New York Times recommends Norway

A travel writers description of his voyage onboard Hurtigruten, along Norway's impressive coastline. The Hurtigruten website modestly describes its cruise up the Norwegian coast as “the...

How Danish are you?

We’ve all heard about how happy the Danes are, and the many great things about living in Denmark such as a healthy approach to...
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