Easter – or Påsk in Swedish – is a fun time of the year. People are enjoying spring, kids are off school and families are getting together to celebrate. There are many Scandinavian Easter traditions, but we will focus on three of them here. (more…)
Norway is a beautiful country filled with natural beauty, maybe best known for its fjords and mountains.
Norway also has a lot of cultural and historical value to it. UNESCO, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, has eight sites in Norway on their World Heritage list. Interesting places to visit and explore.
The eight sites in Norway on the UNESCO World Heritage list are:
If you have an interest in Viking history, Scandinavia is the place to go. Sweden, the last Norse country to adopt Christianity, has a fascinating Viking history. The Viking age begins around 800 CE and lasts until the mid 11th century. It’s a big part of Scandinavian history. There are many exciting places to visit to learn more about the Vikings. On this page, we will talk about 5 places to experience Viking history in Stockholm Sweden.
Norway in a nutshell, Oslo – Bergen Tour is an unforgettable nature experience. You will enjoy the beautiful landscape, traveling comfortably with train, ferry, and coach. You will be on the fjord but also be able to admire the water flow from aside.
The trip can be completed in a day but to be able to enjoy all the beauty to its fullest and to travel comfortably we suggest that you make an overnight stop on the way.
Don’t miss our “expert travel tip” suggestion at the end of this article.
Are you planning a trip to Denmark and Scandinavia? Are you looking for fun family activities in Denmark? Denmark is a great country for all ages. From small kids to adults there is something for everybody. Here we will be talking about 3 great activities that the whole family can enjoy.
3 Fun Family Activities in Denmark
1. Legoland Billund
One of my absolute favorites, maybe because I have two “brick crazy” kids at home, is Legoland, Billund. This is the original Legoland park, and it opened its doors in 1968. A lot has happened since that. Today the park is a combination of Lego, adventures, rides, shows and water fun.
Congratulations, you are getting married! Are you thinking of spending your honeymoon in Norway?
Let me ask you a question. Have you ever been somewhere by yourself and got the feeling that you wanted to share that experience with somebody? Maybe your future husband or wife?
Norway is one of those countries that you want to experience with a loved one. To discover amazing natural beauty, and to go on fun exciting activities with. To eat tasty Nordic cuisine and to wake up in amazing hotels taken from fairytale settings. Side note: Norway is where the popular Disney movie Frozen got their inspiration from. Norway is not only filled with excitement and adventure, but it is also indeed a place to relax and to be able to breathe.
There are many reasons to why you would want to spend your honeymoon in Norway, but let’s focus on 3 different honeymoon suggestions.
If you are looking to travel to Scandinavia in style, luxury tours to Scandinavia are your solution. To discover authentic, natural beauty in Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Finland comfortably.
Do you want to experience extraordinary natural phenomena’s like the Icelandic geysers and waterfalls? Do you want to sail the Norwegian fjords and to enjoy a dog sled ride in the Finnish Lapland? Maybe, you want to learn about the history of the Vikings, and enjoy the modern cities of the capitols, all done with a touch of luxury.
Being from Sweden, now living in the US there are a few habits my family – husband, and kids -had to get used to. Well, my kids think all these habits are “normal” since they grew up with it. It has been, somewhat, an adjustment for my husband when it comes to a few things though.
The Food We Enjoy Eating
Herring in a mustard sauce, smoked salmon, and caviar in a tube. These are all foods that we enjoy eating in our house. Believe it or not, the caviar in a tube is now one of my husband’s favorites.
Candy like the salt licorice, I usually get to keep to myself. The kids do love the small Ahlgren’s marshmallow cars, and any kind of Scandinavian chocolate. (more…)
We just launched our new website, and with the new site, we also want to introduce our blog. Here we will share destination information, news and updates, you will get to know more about Discover Scandinavia Tours and the people behind it.
We are excited to share our knowledge of Iceland, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, and Finland. To share not only tips and ideas but the authentic Scandinavia. This is a part of the world that we know well, in fact, we know it really, really well.
Marcelo Guimaraes, the owner of the company, has traveled extensively throughout Scandinavia, discovering the golden nuggets and creating contacts with local suppliers and vendors. Veronica Lanzer, in Sales and Marketing, is a native Swede who has traveled to many of the Scandinavian corners, waiting to help you with your next adventure. (more…)