Copenhagen’s best breweries serving beer – Scandinavian Travel Article

Copenhagen’s best breweries serving beer Copenhagen is well-known as the home of Carlsberg, even though this big-name brand actually moved its main brewery out of the city more than a decade ago. Today, the city is brimming with breweries, including plenty of independent microbreweries that have entered the scene in recent years. Take our word for it: Copenhagen should not be overlooked by any self-respecting beer enthusiast! Read on to find out our pick of Copenhagen’s best breweries. Nørrebro Bryghus…

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33 cheap and free things to do in Aarhus – Routes North – Scandinavian Travel Article

33 cheap and free things to do in Aarhus – Routes North Despite its relatively diminutive size, Aarhus is no cheaper than anywhere else in Scandinavia. If you want to see the best of Denmark’s up-and-coming second city without ploughing through your kroner at an alarming rate, then look no further. We’ve got you covered with this list of great value things to do for no more than 140 DKK (around US $20). Our tips are split into the following categories,…

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Whale watching in Norway: when, where and how – Scandinavian Travel Article

Whale watching in Norway: when, where and how Whale-watching is one of highlights of any trip to Norway, and at the right time of year you’ve got a 95 percent chance of seeing one of the magnificent creatures if you go on a whale safari.Pic: Art Tower (CC)Indeed some operators are so confident that you’ll see whales that they’ll refund your ticket price if the sea mammals don’t appear.So, where and when is the best place to go whale-watching in…

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Seeing the northern lights in Scandinavia – Scandinavian Travel Article

Seeing the northern lights in Scandinavia One of highlights of any trip to Scandinavia is watching the northern lights, a stunning display of colours that play across the dark skies in swirls of green, purple, blue and yellow.Pic: Tobias BjørkliVenture north of the Arctic Circle in winter and you have a decent chance of seeing this phenomenon on a clear night. But which Scandinavian country has the best views? And how can you increase your chances of a sighting?Here’s our…

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Magical Danish castles and palaces worth visiting – Scandinavian Travel Article

Magical Danish castles and palaces worth visiting A rich history has left Denmark with a surprisingly large number of well-kept fairytale castles and palaces to visit – and you can actually stay at some of them!North Zealand is home to many of Denmark’s best castles, but some impressive ones also lure visitors to other parts of the country, like Funen and Jutland.Here are some of Denmark’s most awe-inspiring must-visit castles, including some where you can live your own fairytale and…

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