The Vikings

The Vikings History From the 8th to the 11th century the Vikings or Northern men sailed from their fjords in Scandinavia and made their way across Europe looking for trade, and offering mercenary service. The Swedes (or Varangians) established themselves throughout the Baltic and controlled the overland route to the Baltic Sea, while the Danes… Continue reading The Vikings

Norway Travel Information

Traveling By Car In Norway Car rental in Norway is quite expensive. Nevertheless, the main road in Norway is very well-maintained. All of the major international car rental companies are represented. EU driver’s licences are honored in Norway but visitors from other countries will need an international driver’s license. Road regulations are strictly enforced, particularly… Continue reading Norway Travel Information

14 Popular Parks And Gardens In Scandinavia

People in Scandinavia usually enjoy the summer sun in Parks and Gardens. Here are 14 popular parks and gardens  you might need when you visit Scandinavian Countries : Dollerup Bakker, Jylland (Denmark) Frederiksberg Have, Copenhagen (Denmark) Kongens Have, Copenhagen (Denmark) Kultaranta rose gardens, Luonnonmaasaari (Finland) Urho Kekkonen National Prak, Saariselkä  (Finland) Grasagarðurinn Botanical Gardens, Reykjavlk… Continue reading 14 Popular Parks And Gardens In Scandinavia

Concise Oslo Guide

Oslo, Norway   Local Customs Bargaining is not usually accepted in Oslo. Tipping Service charges are included in restaurant pricing. It is appropriate to tip 10 % for good service. Taxis fare are usually rounded up to the nearest 5 or 10 NOK. Local Cuisine In Scandinavia, including Oslo, ‘Koldtbord’ (Cold Table) or Buffet style… Continue reading Concise Oslo Guide

Oslo’s Cultural Tour

  Oslo, Norway If you would like to visit Oslo, there are a lot of cultural attractions you can choose; Like Castle, Museum, City Hall, Cathedrals etc. For you who are interested in Art, you can visit Vigeland Sculpture Park. For your convenience, here are some information you might need to decide where to go:… Continue reading Oslo’s Cultural Tour

Norway Fjord Tours

Norway Fjord Tours Bergen Fjord Tours Bergen is the best place to start fjord tours in Norway.  You can enjoy dozens of fjord tours in this beautiful city that has a magnificent city square with shopping area and a lot of eatery around it. It is advisable to travel by boat because the the contrasts… Continue reading Norway Fjord Tours