Shopping in Copenhagen: the quirky shops you shouldn’t miss – Scandinavian Travel Article

Shopping in Copenhagen: the quirky shops you shouldn’t miss There’s nothing like a shopping spree or just a bit of window-shopping in design-crazy Denmark. And whether you’re looking for some self-indulgence or a unique souvenir, Copenhagen won’t let you down.Strøget, Copenhagen’s main shopping area / Olga ItenbergThe city’s central string of shopping streets is collectively known as Strøget. It’s where big international chains line up alongside the impressive flagship stores of some of Denmark’s most popular brands.On rainy days you…

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Surströmming: trying Sweden’s stinkiest food – Scandinavian Travel Article

Surströmming: trying Sweden’s stinkiest food Some say it smells like a dead body. Others liken it to a dirty nappy. Or a dog bin that hasn’t been emptied for months. However you describe it, the Swedish delicacy known as surströmming (fermented herring) is pretty much the world’s stinkiest food.The world’s smelliest food I know this really isn’t selling it, but it is a well-known local delicacy and (some) Swedes will assure you it tastes much better than it smells. Curious?…

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