A Pilgrimage for Fairy-Tale Lovers

The island of Funen, Denmark, is known to the world as the birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen. Possibly the world’s most esteemed storyteller, Andersen’s...

Jotunheimen seen from above

The new book from photographer Lasse Tur is an impressing work, consisting of landscape shots taken from above. It contains a foreword by mountain...

Swedish Spruce May Be World’s Oldest Living Tree

The spindly trunk of a Norway spruce reaches above the lichen-covered rocks. Nothing about the tree is remarkable aside from it being the only...

10 outdoor attractions in West Sweden

The majority of visitors to the west of Sweden find themselves in the bustling city of Gothenburg, but there’s plenty to enjoy in the...
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10 Years Younger in 10 Weeks

I make a living by making women feel more beautiful, more healthy, and by making them fall in love with themselves. Thorbjörg Hafsteinsdottir is Scandinavia's...

Waffle Hearts: A Brilliant and Big Hearted New Book from Norway

A huge success in Norway first as a book, then as a TV series, Maria Parr’s warm, witty and engaging children’s story is published for...

Norwegian Cultural Landscapes

Winding rivers through green fields of lush vegetation;  patches of fields with straight lines made by agricultural equipment;  main roads passing through exciting farmland; ...

Lillehammer Festival of Literature

Every year, on the 20th of May, the birthday of the Norwegian author Sigrid Undset and Nobel prize nominee, is celebrated by the Lillehammer...

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...

Mountain Biking in Norway

Our journalist on biking, Oyvind Wold, wishes to inspire visitors as well as natives to bike the Norwegian mountains. Oyvind has written several books...

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