Scandinavian Mackerel

Scandinavian Mackerel

Scomber scombrus: Mackerel live in the deep seas in winter, but come to the shores in great numbers in May, and again in August....
Scandinavian Monkfish

Scandinavian Monkfish

Lophius piscatorius – the monkfish – must be the ugliest creature on earth. It is a sea dragon that can grow to a scary...
Drinking in Scandinavia

Drinking in Scandinavia

Alcohol is expensive in Scandinavia and the sale of strong beer, wine and spirits in Sweden and Norway is restricted to state alcohol shops...
Food and Drink in Norway

Food and Drink in Norway

Norway’s long varied coastline provides ample opportunities for harvesting both “wild” and farm-raised fish. The slow ripening process of everything that grows during the...
Hard Core Fishing and Champagne in Norway

Hard Core Fishing and Champagne in Norway

Fishing and champagne? Yes, at Vassdalsvik Sea Lodge in Northern Norway you’re invited to enjoy fishing combined with “la dolce vita”. Helén Lindqvist from Vassdalsvik...

Sweet Dreams in Scandinavian Hotels

During the summer months, guests at all Clarion hotels in Norway and Sweden have had the opportunity to contribute to the environment through the...

Scandinavian Grey Mullet

Grey mullet (Chelon abrosus) is a recent introduction in northern waters. The warm water around the power stations and the general warming of the...

Norwegian Christmas Aquavit

Norwegian Chef Eyvind Hellstrøm was part owner of the two stars Michelin restaurant Bagatelle in Oslo and president of the Bocuse D´Or Europe, but...
Best Scandinavian Gourmet Restaurants 2017

Best Scandinavian Gourmet Restaurants 2017

30 restaurants in several gastronomical price categories was announced during a gala held in Gothenburg on Sweden’s west coast last month, arranged by White...
Oslo's Restaurant King

Oslo’s Restaurant King

For more than 25 years as a nightlife entrepreneur in Oslo, Nevzat Arikan has been a key player in the gentrification of dilapidated downtown...
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