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EXHAUSTIVE OVERVIEW: who were the ancient Scandinavian origin Vikings and when was the time of the Vikings?

NordenBladet – The Vikings were ancient Scandinavian origin seafarers whose characteristic culture flourished around the 8th until the 11th century (the so called Viking Era). The name “Viking” apparently stems from ancient Nordic word vik that stands for gulf; viking

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Iceland: Hidden caves in Hella are open to public

NordenBladet – Since January 18th, 2020, four of the twelve man-made caves in Hella are open to the public. The Hella caves are ancient; some even believed to date further back than the settlement of the Vikings. In truth, nobody

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Scandinavian history and culture: WHAT were gender roles like during Viking times? What happens when a Viking dies?

NordenBladet – What were gender roles like during Viking times? A Norwegian archaeologist Marianne Moen thinks we often misinterpret the past based on our current cultural assumptions. Men and women had more similarities than differences, she says. Moen studied the

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Stockholm´s museums: The Viking Museum – tourist info, guides, pictures

NordenBladet  – For those, who are interested in Norse mythology and wish to experience the Viking age, I recommend to visit The Viking Museum in Djurgårdsvägen 48, 115 21 Stockholm. In the exhibition, several guided tours are held daily in

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Helena-Reet: Two-day trip to Setomaa and Southern Estonia + twice a slight digression to Russia – EXCITING ROUTE!

NordenBladet – This summer we have been doing plenty of short road trips across Estonia (see the blog about Central Estonia and Southern Estonia on the route Tallinn – Rapla – Türi – Imavere – Tartu – Tõravere – Elva

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75 COMMON QUESTIONS with answers about Sweden

NordenBladet – What is the Sweden known for?, What is traditional Swedish food?, What is the climate like in Sweden?, Can I see Northern Lights from Stockholm?, How long does it take to become a citizen of Sweden?, What animals

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Sightseeing in the Åland Islands – 10 most interesting objects

NordenBladet – Åland (in Finnish Ahvenanmaa and in Swedish Åland) is an archipelago consisting of over 6500 island in the Baltic Sea that forms a self-governing Åland province. The population of Åland is Swedish-speaking and the only official language is

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WHY is Scandinavia so rich? Why are Scandinavian/Nordic countries so wealthy?

NordenBladet – Probably many people have ever wondered why the Nordic countries are so rich and enjoy a very high standard of living. Nordic countries become richer and year after year increase their international influence, turning Scandinavia into one of the

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About Greenland

About Greenland The official name of the country is the Kalaallit Nunaat which literally means “the land of the Kalaallit” in Greenlandic (Kalaallisut). Greenland is an autonomous country within the Kingdom of Denmark, located between the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans,

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Greenland

About Greenland The official name of the country is the Kalaallit Nunaat which literally means “the land of the Kalaallit” in Greenlandic (Kalaallisut). Greenland is an autonomous country within the Kingdom of Denmark, located between the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans,

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About Denmark

Capital: Copenhagen Government: Constitutional monarchy Currency: Danish krone (DKK) Area: 43,094 sq km; note: excludes the Faroe Islands and Greenland Population: 5,475,791 (January 2008 est.) Language: Danish Religion: Evangelical Lutheran 82%, Non-religious 13%, other Protestant and Roman Catholic 3%, Muslim

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Denmark

Capital: Copenhagen Government: Constitutional monarchy Currency: Danish krone (DKK) Area: 43,094 sq km; note: excludes the Faroe Islands and Greenland Population: 5,475,791 (January 2008 est.) Language: Danish Religion: Evangelical Lutheran 82%, Non-religious 13%, other Protestant and Roman Catholic 3%, Muslim

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