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Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones If you are a Game of Thrones fan, what better way to really get into the spirit of proceedings than by visiting one of the exotic Game of Thrones destinations where filming for the program actually took place? Filming spots included Höfðabrekkuheiði, the Myrdalsjokull

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Volcanoes

Volcanoes Iceland is one of the most volcanic places on earth having 150-200 volcanoes on Iceland. 22 out of these volcanoes are active and 13 have erupted since the vikings settled here in 874. You could easily say that volcanoes are all around you in Iceland and

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Whales

Whales Icelandic waters cover areas from the cold Arctic sea in the north, to the warmer north Atlantic ocean in the south. The two mixing currents, the long summer daylight combined with the relatively shallow waters, makes an extremely favorable feeding area for the whales. Around Iceland it

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Happiest Nation

Happiest Nation The amount and quality of leisure time is important for people’s overall well-being, and can bring additional physical and mental health benefits. Finding a suitable balance between work and daily living is a challenge that all workers face. Families are particularly affected. The ability to

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Christiania

Christiania Christiania is part of the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. The area is named after King Kristian IV and the area previously belonged to the Danish Navy. Christiania has its own flag and Christiania is a society for people with alternative lifestyles. Christiania is a resting place

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Danish Cuisine

Danish Cuisine Something typical about the food is Danish Wienerbrød, which originally began to be manufactured in Denmark in 1840 by chefs from the Austrian capital Vienna. These fragile and sticky pastries are a popular favorite around Denmark. Smørrebrød can be likened to Denmark’s national dish, it

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Oil

Oil When you mention oil, first thing that maybe comes to your mind is Norway. It hasn´t been like that always. Back in 1969 Dutch company got a permission to conduct geological surveys in the waters off Norway´s coast and five years later the largest oil fieldRead more

Trolls

Trolls Have you heard of the Trolls? A troll is a class of being in Norse mythology and Scandinavian folklore. These mystical, sometimes dangerous creatures from Norse mythology and folk tales have inspired many writers, composers, and even painters. There are several kinds of trolls but theRead more

Cuisine

Norwegian Cuisine Norway is known for its salmon, but also for rakfisk which is a Norwegian dish, usually cooked on special species of fish. Rakfisk is similar to the Swedish fermented herring. Norway is also known for Norwegian aquavit, a yellowish alcohol spiced with cumin. Rømmeporridge isRead more

Norwegian Traditions

Norwegian Traditions Every nation has a national day but probably very few of them are so enthusiastically and uniquely celebrated like May 17th. The Constitution of Norway was signed at Eidsvoll municipality in Akershus county in Norway on May 17 in the year 1814. Norway was underRead more
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