Highest Water Prices in the World

According to a recent survey by the NUS Consulting Group, studying water rates around the world, rates have increased in 12 of the 14...

Happy Easter in Bornholm

Take your family or best friend to the Danish island of Bornholm this Easter and meet a bison or watch the new dinosaur exhibition...

Prison Life in Scandinavia

“What is the Scandinavian prison system like?” wondered James Conway, a former correctional officer from the notorious US prison Attica. He was invited by...

The coldest hotel in Sweden

In Swedish Lappland, about 200 kilometer north of the Polar Circle in the small town of Jukkasjärvi, you will find the world’s largest hotel...

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...
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14 Funny Facts about Scandinavia

Usually Scandinavia is associated with winter sports and fjords; countries inhabited by tall, statuesque blondes and Vikings.  Yet there is so much more to...

Naturists in Scandinavia

Scandinavia is the most open-minded region in the world and it’s perfectly legal in Scandinavia for nudists to swim naked, or to sunbathe either...

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...
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Birka — The Swedish Viking trading center

One of the most important trading centers in Scandinavia during the Viking Age In Lake Mälaren, 18 miles west of Stockholm, Sweden, lies the small...

Stockholm Bloodbath

After more than one trial separation Denmark and Sweden were together again under the Danish king Kristian II (1841-1559). Anti-Danish feeling was growing apace...

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