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18 common questions with answers: WHAT is Aurora Borealis? What causes the Northern Lights? Where is the best place to go and see the northern lights? Do the Northern Lights give off radiation? etc.

NordenBladet – An aurora (plural: auroras or aurorae), sometimes referred to as polar lights, northern lights (aurora borealis) or southern lights (aurora australis), is a natural light display in the Earth’s sky, predominantly seen in the high-latitude regions (around the

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Denmark’s main national parks: Thy National Park, Mols Bjerge National Park and The Wadden Sea National Park INFO + LINKS +VIDEOS!

NordenBladet – What to do in Denmark? If you are a nature lover, visit Denmark’s national parks*! There are six national parks in the Kingdom of Denmark; five in Denmark proper and one in Greenland. The first national park in Denmark

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PICTURES from Saaremaa island in Estonia! Kuressaare (Historical buildings in city center, streets of old town,…) 24 Dec 2018

NordenBladet – Kuressaare (also known as Arensburg, is a town and a municipality on Saaremaa island in Estonia. It is the capital of Saare County and the westernmost town in Estonia. The recorded population on 1 January 2018 was 13,276.

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Levi – one of the Finland’s most interesting tourism destinations + LINKS, PHOTOS & INFO!

NordenBladet – Levi is a fell located in Finnish Lapland, and the largest ski resort in Finland, based on the number of visitors. Lovely place to visit with friends or with familyt. The resort is located in Kittilä municipality and

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Tampere city center – East or west?

NordenBladet – East or west? Tampere is divided by the 18-metre high rapids of Tammerkoski that run from north to south between lakes Näsijärvi and Pyhäjärvi. Many locals never actually change sides: if you were born on the east side,

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44 COMMON QUESTIONS with answers about Finland

NordenBladet – What are the traditions of Finland?, Where does Santa live Finland?, Where in Finland can you see the Northern Lights?, Is Finland a Scandinavian country?, What is the average temperature in Finland?, How many saunas are in Finland?

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Enontekiö, the Finnish part of Lapland – municipality overview and info + PHOTOS!

NordenBladet – Enontekiö (Eanodat, Enontekis) is a municipality in the Finnish part of Lapland with approx. 1,900 inhabitants. It is situated in the outermost northwest of the country and occupies a large and very sparsely populated area of about 8,400

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The Arctic Centre at the University of Lapland

NordenBladet – The Arctic Centre is an international hub of Arctic information and the centre of excellence that conducts multidisciplinary research in the Arctic region. The Arctic Centre combines Arctic research, Arktikum Science Centre exhibitions and science communications in a

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Klaukkala and Nurmijärvi in Finland + PHOTOS!

NordenBladet – Klaukkala (Swedish: Klövskog) is a village in the southern part of the Nurmijärvi municipality of Finland, near the Valkjärvi lake. Klaukkala is the largest of the villages in Nurmijärvi and is often mistakenly thought of as a separate

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The Drottningholm Palace (Swedish: Drottningholms slott) – History + videos

NordenBladet – The Drottningholm Palace (Swedish: Drottningholms slott) is the private residence of the Swedish royal family. It is located in Drottningholm (178 02 Drottningholm, Sweden). Built on the island Lovön (in Ekerö Municipality of Stockholm County), it is one

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20 THINGS to know before visiting or moving to Sweden

NordenBladet – Preparing yourself for Sweden may include understanding a few societal norms that are distinctly Swedish – some quite basic, others more subtle. When you’re invited home to a Swede, you’d better be on time and take your shoes

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IMPORTANT TIPS! How to survive in Swedish nature, How do you protect yourself from a bear attack? + 10 dos and don’ts

NordenBladet – It’s your first time in Sweden. You’ve decided to combine a few days in the capital with a hike in the forest. You’ve heard great things about the natural scenery and are excited to start exploring some of

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Swedish weather and nature – Seasons and climate

NordenBladet – Swedes love to talk about Swedish weather. Spring, summer, fall and winter each have their own unique personalities, and the seasons vary a lot from north to south. And in a country with long coastlines and deep forests,

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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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“Canada’s 100 Best” reveals top Canadian restaurants for 2018

NordenBladet – Alo, a renowned modern French restaurant in Toronto, has taken top honours once again in Canada’s 100 Best annual ranking. The fine-dining spot was named best in the country for the second year running, and chef and co-owner

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Australia’s 4 Pines Brewing Company and Saber Astronautics have created a beer that can be drunk in space

NordenBladet –  Australian space beer company Vostok is aiming to raise $1 million to launch its galactic brew. As you might imagine, drinking beer in space isn’t as simple as popping a bottle cap. Typically, and somewhat less glamorously, drinking

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