The Oslo Package

Experience Oslo with the Oslo Pass! Choose between several hotels with breakfast and Oslo Pass for the whole stay, and up to two children may...

Almost Forgotten Norwegian Romantic Painter Exhibits in National Gallery, London

When the prestigious National Gallery in London exhibits the Norwegian landscape painter Peder Balke as a modernistic pioneer it is quite an event. In 1992...

The World’s Longest Art Exhibition

The Stockholm subway system is often described as the world’s largest art museum — for the price of a Metro ticket, you can enjoy...

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...

1,000 years of Viking adventure, Denmark

It’s 1,000 years since England got its first Danish Viking king – the snazzily named Swein Forkbeard. And to mark the millennium, the all-conquering...

Environmental Challenges in Scandinavia

Scandinavia is blessed with vast uninhabited landscapes, and a small, environmentally-aware population who recycle, have a passion for bicycles and public transport, and see...

City break in Stockholm

It was a grey, damp morning when Steve Warren arrived in the Swedish capital Stockholm but the weather didn’t dampen his enthusiasm for the city.  I...

Where Nature, Commerce and Culture Collide

Founded in 1070 and the capital of the Kingdom of Norway, during the Middle Ages, Bergen was an outpost of the powerful Hanseatic League...
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Ride by Rickshaw in Copenhagen

Sit back, relax and prepare to take in the sights of majestic Copenhagen. View the city from the unobstructed comfort of a rickshaw. Enjoy...

Two New Danish Sites Inscribed on the UNESCO’s World Heritage List This Summer

These inscriptions bring the total number of sites on the World Heritage List to 1007. The geological site Stevns Klint in Denmark comprises a 15 km-long fossil-rich...

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