Scandinavian Monkfish

Scandinavian Monkfish

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Experience a Norwegian Lake Boat This Summer

With Norwegian inland boats tourists and hikers alike can now experience Norwegian nature in a completely different way. Organized by the organization Hanen, these...
Scandinavian Restaurants rank among the best in Europe

Scandinavian Restaurants Rank Among the Best in Europe

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Scandinavian Garfish

Scandinavian Garfish

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Drinking in Scandinavia

Drinking in Scandinavia

Alcohol is expensive in Scandinavia and the sale of strong beer, wine and spirits in Sweden and Norway is restricted to state alcohol shops...
Selected Cocktail Bars in Oslo

Selected Cocktail Bars in Oslo

The mixed drink, a wonderful American invention, steadily grows more popular all over the world. As with all great culinary achievements, skill in mixing...

New Nordic Kitchen

In 2004, six of Scandinavia’s finest chefs came together to devise the New Nordic Kitchen manifesto, emphasizing slow food, local organic produce and foraged...
Scandinavian Mackerel

Scandinavian Mackerel

Scomber scombrus: Mackerel live in the deep seas in winter, but come to the shores in great numbers in May, and again in August....
Hard Core Fishing and Champagne in Norway

Hard Core Fishing and Champagne in Norway

Fishing and champagne? Yes, at Vassdalsvik Sea Lodge in Northern Norway you’re invited to enjoy fishing combined with “la dolce vita”.Helén Lindqvist from Vassdalsvik...
Best Scandinavian Gourmet Restaurants 2017

Best Scandinavian Gourmet Restaurants 2017

30 restaurants in several gastronomical price categories was announced during a gala held in Gothenburg on Sweden’s west coast last month, arranged by White...
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