Scandinavia (6)

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Nearly 20 years ago I visited Norge for the first time – on a press trip sponsored by Visit Norway to capital Oslo, historic second city Bergen, and a Hurtigruten cruise to the fjords and up to far-northern Svalbard. It was all beautiful, of course, but it was in summertime, and over this past Christmas and New Year´s I had to privilege of coming back in winter. Naturally, it was a whole different – and a chilling yet in many ways even more enchanting – experience.


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Sweet Summertime in Stockholm

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Even more than many destinations, Scandinavia blossoms in summer, its warm, lively days stretching into long, luminous evenings. And at the centre of its lovely archipelago, nowhere more so that Sweden's capital. A mix of traditional and modern, stately and avant garde, its streets and squares come alive as Stockholmers enthusiastically grasp with both hands their chance to enjoy the relatively brief Scandinavian summer - and take advantage of the long summer " white nights", when

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Iceland
is known for its breathtakingly beautiful natural wonders, including cascading waterfalls and majestic glaciers. But there's so much more to discover. On an unforgettable journey across the real Iceland, you'll get to explore some of the country's hidden gems, from and rugged landscapes and beautiful beaches (yes!) to fascinating cultural attractions. Along the way you'll learn more about the fascinating history and culture of this captivating country. So come join us and experience t

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At an art gallery in Eden Prairie, Minnesota about 1995, there was a painting that caught my eye, that would lead me to a magical place in Norway many years later. Passionate about the cruise industry, I have been on over 300 cruises around the world and have even worked on the ships as a Cruise Director and Entertainer. Today, as a Cruise Industry Journalist, I set out to find creative and fascinating cruises and itineraries that will be of interest to the listeners of my talk show and viewers

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4 Tips for Doing Copenhagen on a Budget

 

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Denmark's capital is a dream, and it’s worth every krone you’ll spend to visit. However, it's also notoriously pricey. So I’d like to share several tips on how you can cut your costs to get the most out of "wonderful, wonderful Copenhagen."

 

Free Attractions & Tours


Not all attractions in here cost an arm and a leg - and some won’t even cost you anything at all! These include picturesque Nyhavn, the court of Amalienborg Palace (museum not included), the Little Mermaid statue, the Star Fort

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