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...

The Saga of the Volsungs

Sagas are stories mostly about ancient Nordic history, about early Viking voyages, the battles that took place during the voyages, about migration to Iceland...

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...
video

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...

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...
video

Birka — The Swedish Viking trading center

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

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...

Michelin-starred restaurants in Norway

The Michelin Guide 2014 includes a total of six stars divided among five Norwegian restaurants, all situated in the capital city of Oslo. Unfortunately...
- Advertisement -

Stay connected

1,514FansLike
1,159FollowersFollow

Must Read

Skiing in Norway

Come Follow My Path to Skiing in Norway

One of Norway’s greatest Olympians and winter sport athletes, Aksel Lund Svindal, promotes the best spots to enjoy Norway’s ski season in a new...

Scandinavian Fish Roe

Scandinavian people have a predilection for anything with fish eggs, something that we share with the Russians. We love the roe from lumpfish, cod...

Listen to the Danish Future of Sound

Bang & Olufsen’s new Beolab 50 speakers delivers truly exceptional performance with innovative sound controls and a uniquely unfolding design. The Danish Hi-Fi company...
The Stunning Opera House in Oslo

The Stunning Opera House in Oslo

The no-expense-spared Opera House in Oslo, sloping like an iceberg into the waves, opened in 2008 to international acclaim, at a cost of 4.4...