The Nearly Almost Perfect People

 When the British journalist and author Michael Booth, living in Copenhagen, read that Scandinavian people had been anointed the happiest people in the world...

You Can Minimize Jet Lag in 9 Simple Ways

Jet lag is a temporary disturbance to the body caused by air travel across time zones.  The result? Tiredness and other negative physical effects on the...

Cast Your Line in Scandinavia

One of the most remarkable places to fish in Scandinavia is right in the center of Stockholm, in the fast moving Strömmen channel which...

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

Half an hour by train northwards from Copenhagen Central Station (Hovedbanegården) brings you to Humlebæk and the museum and sculpture park of modern art,...

Happy ever after on this fairy-tale gastronomic journey in Copenhagen

It might change your outlook on food forever. “Our philosophy is to share our stories and emotions,” explains Jakob Mielcke, the owner and executive...

Scandinavia’s Largest Drug Injection Room

H17, Scandinavia’s largest drug injection room in Vesterbro, Copenhagen, opened officially on 1st August. H17 offers 1,000 square meters of supervised facilities and is a...
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14 Funny Facts about Scandinavia

Usually Scandinavia is associated with winter sports and fjords; countries inhabited by tall, statuesque blondes and Vikings.  Yet there is so much more to...

The Welcoming Danes

The Danes are generally warm, witty and welcoming. But they can also be cool and reserved. It depends where you meet them. Danes have two...

Danish Nobel Winner Foiled the Führer

When Nazi-Germany swallowed Europe, the Danish physicist Niels Bohr fought back with the only weapon he had: chemistry. Niel Bohr transformed into something like Oskar...

Love and Relationships in Scandinavia

The myth about «free Scandinavian love» - is it true or false? Is the institution of marriage disappearing? “Marriage is slowly dying in Scandinavia,” wrote...
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