Snapshots of Scandinavia

Fjords, Vikings, reindeer, colorful fishing villages, northern lights, maybe a stave church, that is the images many travelers already may have of Scandinavia. But...

Cool Off In Scandinavia

Why not escape to a cooler climate? Here's a sampling of tours that offer a choice of chilling out in the cosmopolitan cities of...

The New York Times recommends Norway

A travel writers description of his voyage onboard Hurtigruten, along Norway's impressive coastline. The Hurtigruten website modestly describes its cruise up the Norwegian coast as “the...
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Norway at Its Most Dramatic

Enthralled by the unmatched countryside and in search of perfect salmon and trout fishing, Europeans (particularly the British and Germans) «discovered» Norway’s fjords in...
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Journey to the Top of the World

Just a century ago, no man had ever stood at latitude 90 degrees north. Today the North Pole, a spot that fascinated generations of...

On the Blooming Banks of Queen of Fjords

Of the countless fjords that create Norway’s lacework coastline, Hardanger – the Garden Fjord – is generally considered one of the most beautiful. Terraced fruit...

Daily Scandinavian 2014 Summer Bucket List

There are lots of places to see and experience in Denmark, Norway and Sweden. So much that spending hours to plan a vacation and...

Lofoten – An Isolated Archipelago of Striking Beauty

Nature is powerful in Norway, perhaps nowhere more so than in the Lofoten Islands, 123 miles north of the Arctic Circle. This 118-mile-long archipelago of...

Tall Ships Races – Countdown to the Biggest Family Festival in Europe

Only two months until the start of The Tall Ships Races 2014 and fifty nine vessels have already entered.  The excitement is building and plans are...

Where Nature, Commerce and Culture Collide

Founded in 1070 and the capital of the Kingdom of Norway, during the Middle Ages, Bergen was an outpost of the powerful Hanseatic League...

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