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Iceland: Limited Number of Tourists Allowed in Some Ice Caves

NordenBladet – A limited number of people will from now on be allowed to visit ice caves and to go glacier hiking within five areas in the southern part of Vatnajökull National Park, Morgunblaðið reports. The park received applications from

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Finland: Finnair to cut 1,000 jobs in response to new travel restrictions

NordenBladet – Finnair announced it will initiate consultative negotiations with 2,800 of its staff with a view to reducing its headcount by roughly 1,000, reports Helsingin Sanomat. The Finnish majority state-owned airline cited new travel restrictions as the reason for

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KNOW YOUR RIGHTS! Less than half of EU travellers are aware of EU Passenger Rights

NordenBladet – The European Commission released the results (13.01.2020) of a Eurobarometer survey on passenger rights in the European Union (EU). According to the survey, 43% of EU citizens who have travelled by air, long-distance rail, coach, ship or ferry

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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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Faroe Islands – WONDERFUL TRAVEL DESTINATION for bird watchers and photography fans

NordenBladet – In the midst of the stormy flow of the Atlantic Ocean there is the Faroe Archipelago consisting of 18 islands. The total area of the archipelago is 1 399 km2. The largest island is Streymoy, where the capital

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Sweden: Helgeandsholmen island in central Stockholm – home of the Riksdag Building and the Museum of Medieval Stockholm

NordenBladet – Helgeandsholmen  is a small island in central Stockholm, Sweden. It is located north of Stadsholmen, and east of Strömsborg, with which, together with Riddarholmen, it forms Gamla stan, the old town of Stockholm. Helgeandsholmen contains the Riksdag Building

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HOW TO DETERMINE if your Airbnb accommodation has secret cameras

NordenBladet – Security professionals share their knowledge on how to understand if there are secret cameras installed in the accommodation and how to protect yourself if you suspect you are being monitored. When Nealie and Andrew Barker and their five

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TWO-WEEK road trip with children to Finland – the planning of the trip, the route, and travel blog with photos

NordenBladet – Travelling in the Nordic countries is safe and within a short time you are able to visit several sightseeings. The Nordic people themselves prefer to travel more and more in the home country and other Nordic countries since

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Apply now! NORAM Scholarships for Americans to study in Norway

NordenBladet – The purpose of the scholarships is to provide financial support for Americans to study in Norway. By supporting post-graduate study or research in areas of mutual importance to Norway and the United States, we hope to bring the

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HYGGE – a Danish and Norwegian word for a mood of coziness. What is Scandinavian Hygge? 10 common questions with answers

NordenBladet – Hygge (/ˈhjuːɡə/ HEW-gə or /ˈhuːɡə/ HOO-gə) is a Danish and Norwegian word for a mood of coziness and comfortable conviviality with feelings of wellness and contentment. As a cultural category with its sets of associated practices hygge has

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8 REASONS why you should go on a road trip in Nordic countries

NordenBladet – More and more people love to spend their holidays in Scandinavia because there is safe, amazing nature and a lot to do and everybody are obsessed with Scandinavian culture! This year NordenBladet gave out a Finland´s travel guide

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The Definition, History & Principles of Ethical Travel: What Is ECOTOURISM? + 17 Responsible travel tips

NordenBladet – In recent years, the growth of interest in responsible travel has outpaced that of traditional sun/sand tourism by an increasingly wide margin. What is ecotourism? How does it work? Why does it matter? And how can we, as

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TOP 12 Environmentally friendly attractions in Norway

NordenBladet – There are many places in Norway that follow the principles of eco-sustainability. Fjords, towering mountains, waterfalls, glaciers, northern lights and countless rivers: in Norway, nature is pure spectacle and the landscapes leave you breathless. They need to preserve

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50 AMAZING travel blogging tips

NordenBladet — Green Global Travel bloggers Bret Love and Mary Gabbett share 50 of their best Travel Blogging Tips from their first five years… 1) If you’re in it for the long-term, start with your passion. Chronicling a RTW trip

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5 TIPS: A First time snorkeling guide for non-swimmers + VIDEO!

OHMYGOSSIP – Can I snorkel without being able to swim? The short answer is YES. Essentially, snorkeling is a surface sport. You don’t even really go entirely under water. Plenty of non-swimmers snorkel all the time – I did it,

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6 Things you can do while waiting at the airport

NordenBladet — Life is nothing but a long waiting process. Everyone is waiting for some or the other thing in their lives. On a less philosophical note, waiting for something like a mode of transport to arrive can get on

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