Archive for the ‘Scandinavia’ Category
Norwayâ€™s natural charm and beautiful fjords have inspired many a poet and novelist. Especially the Lofoten Islands are considered a paradise and while perhaps the conditions may seem a bit rough there in the Arctic Circle, the place is simply a must to visit.
Hurtigruten Explores Spectacular Greenlandic Landscape And Fascinating Inuit Culture On The 9-Day “Glaciers & Icebergs” Voyage
New York, NY, March 2011 – Sail to the remote polar regions of the world’s largest island and delve into its 5,000-year-old history on Hurtigruten’s 9-Day “Glaciers & Icebergs” voyage along Greenland’s west coast. Traveling roundtrip from Denmark’s bustling capital of Copenhagen, the Disko Bay expedition delves into Inuit culture while exploring a stunning landscape [...]
Norway is popular with tourists because of its wonderful sceneries and beautiful countryside. One of the favorite spots for tourists is Geirangerfiord. Tourists hiking in the area can climb mountains or go rafting there. Fiords in Norway are well-known. They are admired by people all over the world. One of the fiords that attract many [...]
Get Away from it all on a Snowmobile Safari into the Arctic Wilderness of Remote Spitsbergen, Norway
SPITSBERGEN, SVALBARD, NORWAY â€“ It is remote, there is no denying that. So much so that Spitsbergen, a 90-minute flight north from the northern coast of Norway, remains a land virtually untouched by the outside world.
by Judy M. Zimmerman (Member of SATW) If you love the sparkling vistas of a winter wonderland, but prefer to snuggle up in your favorite chair by the fireside this Christmas, come along with me on the “world’s most beautiful voyage” through the Norwegian fjords.
Spending a night in a mine hardly seems like a pleasant idea for many people. However the Sala Silvermine in Sweden is quite a remarkable place to visit, not to mention, to spend a night in their underground suite in such precious settings.
Sweden may be able to provide in the future some of the most interesting waters in the wreck diving industry. A lot of the wrecks have not yet been explored and the range of wrecks is relatively large. The conditions for preservation are also ideal. Where diving is concerned and the main interest of the [...]
Swedes are well-known for migrating in their droves to winter sun destinations, but in the summer many of them choose to stay put, in the knowledge that their own beaches, weather and unexpectedly temperate waters can be hard to beat.
Sulkava, Finland plays host to the world event from July 8-11, 2010. Open to national and club teams from all over the world and using the distinctive Finnish “churchboats,” the competition will be held on Lake Saimaa, the largest of Finland’s 200,000 lakes and the fourth largest lake in Europe.
HELSINKI, FINLAND (July 2009) — Finland has a reputation for its rather wacky events: wife carrying contests, mobile phone throwing competitions, mosquito swatting events, table drumming, and team berry picking are just a few of some of the most distinguishing ones. This summer, Helsinki creates a wacky, welcoming “buzz” with its talking trash bins. Not [...]