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Dry, salty air that contains almost no bacteria comes naturally in northern Scandinavia, and makes drying fish, even huge whole, split fish, fairly easy....
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About five hours’ drive from Copenhagen, you arrive at the perfect summer holiday spot in Scandinavia, North Jutland. At Denmark’s northernmost tip there’s nothing...
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Scandinavian Preserved Fish

Fish has been a vital source of food on the long Scandinavian coastline since man first inhabited the north after the last Ice Age....
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The Danish Annus Horribilis

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Sensational Archeological Excavation in Denmark

Sensational Archeological Excavation in Denmark

Horrifying Iron Age battle uncovered by archeologists in Denmark. Denmark attracted international attention when archeological excavations close to the Danish town Skanderborg in 2012...
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What’s the Secret Behind the Happy Scandinavian Countries?

The Scandinavian countries, Denmark, Norway and Sweden as well as the Nordic countries Finland and Iceland consistently rank highly in surveys of quality of...
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Frederiksstaden in Copenhagen

From Nyhavn Bredgade and its parallel twin, Store Kongensgade, are the main shopping streets of the residential Frederiksstaden to the north. The area was...

A Hidden Gem in Copenhagen

A little-known café, Kulturtårnet, in an old copper bridge tower with 360-degree views of the Copenhagen harbor and even many Danes don’t know of...

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Anni Mogensen, who took over the leadership of the National Museum in Copenhagen in March this year, after holding a position there as head...
The Sayings of the Vikings

The Sayings of the Vikings

The authentic Hávamál was the more than 1000 years old famous guide on how to manage everyday life.  A new and readable translation into...
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