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...

Take Me Back

Danish pop promise Christopher and Norwegian super producer Matoma have teamed up on a brand new single called ‘Take Me Back’! This collaboration is quite...

B&B for Garden Lovers

The Garden in Hune, also known as Anne Just's Garden, is a truly a piece of art. Here you will find thematic gardens with...

Strange Facts about Scandinavia

Looking for facts about Scandinavia? Here they are... Swedish people recycle so much that the Waste-to-Power plants actually import waste from Norway. Norway is one of the largest oil...

Nightlife in Copenhagen

Wonder where to spend your night in Copenhagen? Here is an overview of our favorite places in the Danish capital. Rust Guldbergsgade 8 – Nørrebro Rust in...

Europe’s Longest and Fastest Roller Coaster

Djurs Sommerland in Denmark has invested DKK 90 million in a new roller coaster with a top speed of 85 km/h, a length of...

National Parks in Scandinavia

The Scandinavian region has many national parks, each with its own claim to unique native flora and fauna. Denmark’s parks are very new – the...

Leaders in Gender Enlightenment

The Scandinavian countries, Denmark, Sweden and Norway, are according to the Global Gender Gap Report the best places to have a uterus. The report...

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