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

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Naturists in Scandinavia

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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...

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...

The Danish Viking Land

Join the Danish “Viking trail” in West Jutland and visit the historic sites and old as well as new attractions. We think the best place...

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...

Scandinavia – the Best Jazz Region in the World?

Jazz brings together communities, schools, artists, historians, academics, and jazz enthusiasts from all over the world to celebrate and learn about jazz and its...

Please Be Seated in Danish Furniture

Several retro design chair icons are brought back to life by the Danish furniture company Sika-Design. With the utmost respect to the original designs, the...
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