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Is Scandinavia a Country? (Spoiler Alert: It’s Three!)

Don't worry, you're definitely not alone in wondering this. I've come across this question so many times during my travels, especially when I ...

Swedes vs. Danes: How Do the Scandinavian Cultures Compare?

To outsiders, Swedish and Danish people might seem very similar; as Scandinavian brothers and sisters with a common history and ethnicity. But ...

Is Vikings Worth Watching? (Vikings vs. GoT vs. The Last Kingdom)

If you're like me, you like to make sure that TV shows are actually good before you invest your time in binging every episode of every season. ...

12 Interesting Answers About the ‘Vikings’ TV Series (Incl. Timeline)

As a Nordic person and a Norse nerd watching this show, I had a slew of corrections and questions pop up in my head while watching, and ...

Nordic and Scandinavian Languages Explained and Ranked

I've come across many questions about languages in the Nordics and Scandinavia over the years, and just like the distinction between Nordic and ...

23 Must-See Malmö Attractions For Your Next Visit

Whether you're here on a day trip from Copenhagen, or a couple of days stay as part of your Scandinavia trip, you'll find plenty of interesting ...

Viking Origins, Ancestry & Why They Set Out on Adventure

So you might have heard about their conquests, and seen the many (sometimes ridiculous) depictions of them in pop culture, but do you know where the ...

Finnish Heritage: Nordic, Viking, and Baltic Ties Explained

Most Finns took a different route to the Nordic region than their Scandinavian brothers in the west during the early stone age migration periods, ...

Travel Showdown: Sweden Vs. Norway (Where To Go?)

For those looking for a Scandinavian adventure, both Sweden and Norway will be excellent choices that will leave you with many great memories. ...

Norway Travel Rating: What To Expect If You Visit

Are you considering a visit to Sweden on your next Scandinavia trip? In this article, I will present a balanced view of how Sweden stacks up in ...

19 Great Nordic Noir & Scandi Drama Series To Binge (Ranked)

Looking for a new Nordic or Scandinavian TV show to dive into? You're not alone, and you've definitely reached the right place! Below I've ...

The Culture of Malmö: Creativity, Innovation, Multitude, Challenges

The culture and attitude of Malmö is unique as far as Swedish cities go, and this is something other Swedes generally are quick to point out ...

Malmö For Sport Fans: All The Teams (+ When & How To Go)

The people of Malmö are generally very interested in sports, and more times than not the main interest is supporting the sky-blue pride of the city: ...

Malmö As a Travel Destination (Malmö vs. Stockholm vs. Copenhagen)

As someone who has grown up in and lived in Malmö for the majority of my adult life, it's easy to see why travelers (especially from the US) ...

Sweden Travel Rating: What To Expect If You Visit

Are you considering a visit to Sweden on your next Scandinavia trip? In this article, I will present a balanced view of how Sweden stacks up in ...

Norse vs. Norwegian vs. Nordic: Differences Explained

I get it! With all these terms about us Northern European folks that kinda look and sound similar, it's not easy to tell all the words apart. So if ...

Nordic Traits: What Scandinavians Actually Look Like, Now And Then

The Nordic/Scandinavian physical stereotypes are as cliche as they are well-known—the stereotypical Scandis are expected to be a bunch of ...

Nordic vs. Scandinavian: Meaning & Usage Explained

Even people living in these countries sometimes struggle to explain the differences between being Nordic and Scandinavian. With good reason ...

Viking, Norse, Scandinavian & Nordic Names: The Ultimate List

Being an American/Swedish family (also rooted in Finland on my side) with a love and appreciation for the old Norse names, we have most likely ...

31 Reasons To Visit Malmö: Best Spots & Interesting Things To Do

Malmö is again and again described as one of Sweden's most underrated cities, and as the fifth biggest city in the Nordics (with around 750 ...

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