The Medieval City of Copenhagen

The Medieval City of Copenhagen

If Town Hall Square (Rådhusplassen) in Copenhagen is the heart of the capital, then Strøget, the 1.8km (1 mile) pedestrian shopping street, is the...
Scandinavian Artist-Duo Curated Politically Fraught Istanbul Biennial 2017

Scandinavian Artist-Duo Curated Politically Fraught Istanbul Biennial 2017

Danish-born Micael Elmgreen and Norwegian-born Ingar Dragset were the curators of the 15th Istanbul Biennial which ended 12 November.The Istanbul Biennial has in recent...

Scandinavian Shellfish & Molluscs

The seas around the Scandinavian countries are full of shellfish, sweet and firm from growing slowly in cold, deep waters; huge black lobsters, spindly...
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Whether you want to update your IKEA kitchen or are looking for custom-designed furniture of good quality at reasonable prices, you should consider the...
Parental leave when working in Scandinavia

Parental leave when working in Scandinavia

Parental benefit is intended to ensure parents an income in connection with the birth or adoption of a child. The financial compensation in Scandinavia...

Family Fun in the Lego Dreamland

We consider Denmark Europe’s best destination for families, not only because of Lego. You should also enjoy the waterparks, Viking warrior training and the...

Scandinavian Capitals Rank Among the World’s Most Welcoming Cities

A new study conducted by the online travel specialists TravelBird explores how over-tourism affects residents and impacts how welcoming cities are to tourists.October 31st...

Scandinavian Influence on Global Design

Minimal aesthetic and innovative approach are hallmarks of contemporary Nordic designers. Creating pieces of simplistic elegance is meant to reflect the quality of light...
Are Scandinavians the Happiest People in the World?

Are Scandinavians the Happiest People in the World?

The Nordic model, also called Nordic social democracy, refers to the economic and social policies common to the three Scandinavian countries Denmark, Norway and...
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The Oldest Residential District in Copenhagen

On Bernstorffsgade, across from the Copenhagen Tivoli’s west entrance, is the Central Railway Station (Hovedbanegården). Beyond it to the west lies Vesterbro, one of...
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