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Oslo offers miles and miles of cross-country ski trails, or maybe you would like to test your ice-skating or downhill skiing skills. Not enough...

City break in Stockholm

It was a grey, damp morning when Steve Warren arrived in the Swedish capital Stockholm but the weather didn’t dampen his enthusiasm for the city.  I...

Beautiful Bergen: Its Art and Artists

The tourist website for Norway captures the spirit and history of Bergen with its description of this city as  “a spectacular amphitheatre clambering up the...

Local Speciality as Art in Sweden

Ulriksdals Wärdshus is famous throughout Sweden for its unrivaled smorgasbord, the country’s great culinary art form. So there could be no lovelier setting than...

Exciting Danish Architecture

During the 1990s, Danish architecture was increasingly oriented towards the Neo-Modernism which was dominant internationally at the time, and at the start of the...

Christmas In Scandinavia

Located at the northern Hemisphere, Scandinavia is obviously in the peak of winters when Christmas comes. It is the darkest and coldest period of the...

A wooden Danish Santa for X-mas

With his paternal attitude, unyielding optimism and mantra that good design should be personal, warm and lively, Kay Bojesen could never be described as...

The Standard Copenhagen

Claus Meyer from Noma and Meyers Madhus and jazz musician Niels Lan Doky have joined forces to open a combined restaurant and jazz club in...

Copenhagen Wheel Turns any Bike Into a Hybrid Electric Vehicle

When MIT unveiled designs for the Copenhagen Wheel in 2009, it generated a lot of buzz. The deceptively simple, self-contained system can turn any...

A Night With Garbo in Stockholm

Blue Strand Hotel in Stockholm pays homage to one of its most renowned guests in the form of a hotel suite. The newly furnished Greta...
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