Scandinavian Ray

Scandinavian Ray

Eating ray (raja batis) is a peculiar and beautiful experience, rather like you might expect it to be uf you were eating a dragon...
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Royal Dinner in Denmark

The unique kitchen in the 800-year-old Dragsholm Castle, supervised by chef Claus Henriksen, is well worth a visit.In 2014 Dragsholm Castle was acknowledged by...
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Norwegian Food Traditions – A Living Museum in Oslo

In downtown Oslo not far from the Oslo City Hall is a specialty store, called Fenaknoken (meaning knuckle-bone of mutton ham), offering delicious Norwegian...
Restless Gestures in Oslo

Restless Gestures in Oslo

When Swiss entrepreneur Hubert Looser (79) got tired of business, banks and expectations he became an avid art collector. Now he lends a large...
Pomp and Circumstance in Norway

Pomp and Circumstance in Norway

The Norwegian Monarchy has roots going back more than a thousand years in history. Here we shall only briefly touch upon the many centuries...
Reclaiming China in Denmark

Reclaiming China in Denmark

Chinese architect Wang Shu was awarded the most distinguished architectural honor, the Pritzker Prize, in 2012 for his ability to create architecture. “The Architect’s Studio” at...
The World’s Greatest Skiing Competition

The World’s Greatest Skiing Competition

One of the world’s greatest skiing competitions takes place in Mora, in the Dalarna region of Sweden. The Vasaloppet, a 90 km (56-mile) cross-country...

From Architect in Pakistan to Cubist Painter in Norway

Amar Aziz (65) earned his bachelor in architecture at NCA.National College of Arts, Lahore in Pakistan and started working in his father’s architectural firm....

Core Areas in Norway

Akershus, Oslo and Østfold:  The county of Akershus lies like a pincer around the Norwegian capital, Oslo. The county is divided into four main...

Sweden’s Most Beautiful Places Revealed

Halland ranks as Sweden's most beautiful county, while the medieval city wall in Visby counts as the country's loveliest building, a new survey suggests.When...
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