A Super Market in Copenhagen

Torvehallerne in Copenhagen, which opened 2 September 2011, situated right by Nørreport Station is a foodie lover’s dream. Today Copenhagen is considered one of...
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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...

Danish Researchers on Music and Memory

Does music affect memory? Danish researchers are testing a hypothesis that children with musical skills such as rhythm and melody also develop stronger memories. School children aged 6-19...

Scandinavian Coffee-Making Champions

Espresso, cappuccino, caffe latte or macchiato - The World Barrista Championship has fostered several Scandinavian champions. Making really good coffee is an art; a good...

Scandinavian Salmon

Salmo Salar. When I was a child in Norway, salmon was a luxury. Now it’s become cheap and tasteless, with a fatty acid content...

Monster Night in Tivoli, Copenhagen

Halloween in Tivoli boasts no less than 20,000 pumpkins in decorative arrangements.  Saturday 22 October will reveal the biggest of them all when 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...

Danish Fashion’s Rebel Kid

Danish fashion designer Henrik Vibskov is not only associated with a fashion label, but a multitude of twisted yet tantalizing universes created in relation...

Denmark Aims to Combat Cancer

The Danish government has according to a government press release a national strategy to be “the first smoke-free generation by 2020”. The press release states...

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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