Life in Lapland

The indigenous Sami of northern Scandinavia, a hardy semi-nomadic people, can trace their roots back thousands of years. The Sami call themselves “the people of...

Scandinavian Food and Drink

Brace yourself for a gastronomic treat: fresh seafood, wild berries and succulent game washed down by fiery aquavit is the order of the day. There’s...

Scandinavian Eel

Anguilla anguilla. Eels are mythic creatures, spending their youth in the sea but their adult life in fresh water. As tiny fry (elvers) they take...

Stockholm – The Capital City That Floats On Water

Sweden’s capital is a city of islands where palaces and peaceful hideaways line the shores, and where cobbled streets lead to city shops, cafés...

The Scandinavian Herring Adventure

In the early Middle Ages, the sound between Sweden and Denmark was so full of herrings that the water seemed to boil. When the...
Scandinavian eating in New York City

Scandinavian Eating in New York City

There are currently over 250,000 Scandinavian-Americans in New York, not taking into account the increasing number of tourists, students, and temporary expats. It’s therefore...
Scandinavian Garfish

Scandinavian Garfish

Garfish (belone belone) come to the Scandinavian shores in May, and are a very popular angling fish as they put up a good fight....

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...

Stockholm – The Vasa Capital

Stockholm’s history starts at Gamla Stan (Old Town), which still has the character of a medieval city. Its narrow lanes follow the same curves...

Scandinavian Herring

Clupea harengus: Herrings are the backbone of Scandinavian fish cookery, and are not endangered at the moment, even if some strains, as in the...
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