Scandinavian Travel

Now Is Your Last Chance To See Puffins in Húsavík This Year! – Scandinavian Travel Article

Now Is Your Last Chance To See Puffins in Húsavík This Year! Whether you believe it or not, now’s your last chance to see puffins in Húsavík in 2018! From August 20 onwards, there will hardly be any puffins left in Iceland. Hence, you’ll have to act quick if spotting a puffin is on your bucket list! Puffins have become one of Iceland’s most famous symbols. The colorful and friendly seabird never fails to impress the beholders. Although linked to…

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Finding Poké in Stockholm – Slow Travel Stockholm – Scandinavian Travel Article

Finding Poké in Stockholm – Slow Travel Stockholm Finding Poké in Stockholm Neelam Varia gives us a guide to finding Poké in Stockholm.  Photo credit: Hawaii Poké Updated and originally published in 2017. Poké in Stockholm is becoming more and more popular. You may have heard of Poké, you may not have. Either way, it’s incredibly trendy right now. It hails from Hawaii, and though it’s gained global popularity only in recent years, in Hawaii, the ubiquitous dish has been…

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The Ramsund Carving: A Legendary Tale Inscribed in Stone – Scandinavian Travel Article

The Ramsund Carving: A Legendary Tale Inscribed in Stone All photos copyright Annika S. Hipple / RealScandinavia.comCarved into a rock face in the woods south of Lake Mälaren is one of the most impressive runic inscriptions in all of Scandinavia: Sigurdsristningen — literally the Sigurd Carving, but more commonly known in English as the Ramsund Carving. The carving dates from the 11th century A.D. and tells the story of Sigurd Fafnesbane (Fafnir’s Bane), a legendary hero who features prominently in…

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