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...

What Makes Scandinavia Different?

What accounts for the Nordic countries’ strong welfare states? Hint: it’s not white homogeneity. There’s a reason the Scandinavian welfare states are still the envy...

Denmark on Ipanema Beach

Visit Denmark and The Danish Ministry of Business and Growth are in charge of the Denmark House on Ipanema Beach in Rio - an...

Bicycling in Copenhagen and Oslo

Every day 1.2 million kilometers (0.75 million miles) are cycled in Copenhagen, with 36% of all citizens commuting to work. There are five times more bikes...
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