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The Saga of the Volsungs

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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...

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...
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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...

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...
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