Norway

Ultimate Guide to the Best Fjords to Visit in Norway – Scandinavian Travel Article

Ultimate Guide to the Best Fjords to Visit in Norway Norwegian fjords (prounounced f’yourd) are narrow inlets of the ocean between cliffs. They’re formed when glaciers retreat, allowing the sea to fill in the remaining space. There are over 1,100 fjords of Norway, and they are famous all over the world for their epic natural beauty. Seeing and exploring them is a bucket list item for many, and it’s no wonder why; they truly are magical. Where and how can…

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Hiking Tips for Treks in and Around Oslo – Scandinavian Travel Article

Hiking Tips for Treks in and Around Oslo Credit: MaxPixelThe country of Norway is known for its fjords, majestic mountains and beautiful forests which give you plenty of opportunities to go hiking and trekking. However, before you embark on your adventure through the Norwegian wilderness in and around Oslo, take a moment to prepare and pack your backpack like a pro hiker.Wear Extra Warm clothesIf you’re planning your hike in the forest and coastal trails, you can get away with…

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Touring the Back Roads – Sweden Travel Article

Touring the Back Roads At Anderson Scandinavian Tours we believe in roads, those well traveled as well as those with less traffic.  Most of the time when you think of taking tours you think of large buses and intercom voices screaming out random facts about locations millions of people go to. We like to inform our guests, but we are much more personal, much more real- and the roads upon which we travel are sacred. Our job is to enable people to travel…

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Shop at Anderson Butik! – Sweden Travel Article

Shop at Anderson Butik!  Visit Anderson Butik Scandinavian Gifts and Imports! For years Dean Anderson and his family have ran a small import store in beautiful Lindsborg, Kansas, “Little Sweden U.S.A.”. It’s an amazing place. You can get anything from Bond Ost cheese (yes with caraway) to a small refrigerator magnet with a phrase celebrating being married to a Swede.  The great service you get when you book a tour with Anderson Scandinavian Tours is the same great service you get when…

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Measuring the Mountain – Sweden Travel Article

Measuring the Mountain “Never measure the height of a mountain, until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was,” Dag Hammarskjold, 1925-1930. “Markings” is a book that once was on every person’s shelf. I would venture to say that it still is. The sad part is that most people have not even looked at it. After you open it you immediately are swept into the thoughts of someone who died many years ago. This man lived…

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