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Norway – Richest Country in the World?

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Alta, Norway – Town of the Northern Lights

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Kensington Palace has announced that Duchess Kate Middleton and Prince William, both 35, will be going on a Royal Tour of Sweden and Norway...
The Forest Finn Culture in Norway

The Forest Finn Culture in Norway

The Forest Finns represented a very old migrant group, immigrating to the county of Hedmark, Norway in the 17th century. The core area of Finnskogen...
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In the Medieval Footsteps of Norway

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Parental leave when working in Scandinavia

Parental leave when working in Scandinavia

Parental benefit is intended to ensure parents an income in connection with the birth or adoption of a child. The financial compensation in Scandinavia...

Scandinavian Capitals Rank Among the World’s Most Welcoming Cities

A new study conducted by the online travel specialists TravelBird explores how over-tourism affects residents and impacts how welcoming cities are to tourists. October 31st...
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