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Lapland means Santa to most holidaymakers, the home of Father Christmas. It’s a December destination complete with elves and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. But...

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New aquarium in Copenhagen, Denmark

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Innovation Norway joins forces with Disney

VISITNORWAY by Innovation Norway joins forces with Disney to showcase stunning inspiration for the look of the upcoming big-screen adventure "Frozen".VISITNORWAY, Norway's national tourist...

Norwegian town finally gets to see the sun

After years of winter darkness, the 100-year-old idea of a sun-tracking mirror, Rjukan, the Norwegian town finally gets to see the sun.Six months of...

Best Hotel in Copenhagen

Visiting celebs and seasoned sybarites have always headed straight for Copenhagen’s main square to the Hotel d’Angleterre for grand-style Danish hospitality.Step into a world...

New Danish National Maritime Museum Opened

The internationally renowned architecture company BIG has completed the Danish National Maritime Museum in Helsingør. By marrying the crucial historic elements with an innovative...

A Swedish Island Retreat in Medieval History – Visby, Gotland

It has taken very little time to fall in love with Gotland, a mysterious sea-swept island in the middle of the stony grey Baltic,...

1,000 years of Viking adventure, Denmark

It’s 1,000 years since England got its first Danish Viking king – the snazzily named Swein Forkbeard. And to mark the millennium, the all-conquering...

Exploring North Zealand, Denmark

There’s more to Denmark than the cosmopolitan capital city of, Copenhagen. So go beyond a city break and discover the region of North Zealand...
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