The World’s Greatest Skiing Competition

The World’s Greatest Skiing Competition

One of the world’s greatest skiing competitions takes place in Mora, in the Dalarna region of Sweden. The Vasaloppet, a 90 km (56-mile) cross-country...

From Architect in Pakistan to Cubist Painter in Norway

Amar Aziz (65) earned his bachelor in architecture at NCA.National College of Arts, Lahore in Pakistan and started working in his father’s architectural firm....

Core Areas in Norway

Akershus, Oslo and Østfold:  The county of Akershus lies like a pincer around the Norwegian capital, Oslo. The county is divided into four main...

Sweden’s Most Beautiful Places Revealed

Halland ranks as Sweden's most beautiful county, while the medieval city wall in Visby counts as the country's loveliest building, a new survey suggests. When...

The Most Beautiful Road in Norway Reopened

The King’s Road in Norway was historically one of the main routes between Eastern and Western Norway, and has been in use since 1793....

9/11 Fifteen Years After

The Norwegian architectural company, Snøhetta, was selected to design a memorial building at the World Trade Center site after September 11, 2001. On Sunday,...

The Kavli Prize to Nine Pioneering Scientists

Today, 6 September, The Kavli Prize is awarded during a ceremony in Oslo, honoring nine scientists from Germany, Switzerland, the UK and USA. On June...

The Renaissance Castle in Gothenburg

Gunnebo House and Gardens in Gothenburg, Sweden, is one of the finest 1700s establishments in northern Europe. It was built as a summer villa...

Scandinavian Deer

Endless forests and clear lakes, desolated and varied landscapes make up the nature of the three Scandinavian kingdoms of Sweden, Norway and Denmark. With...

Sherpa stairs leading to record visitors at Hallingskarvet

Two years ago, Sherpas from Nepal finished building the 2,000 stone steps at Hallingskarvet, Norway. Record number of visitors has walked the steps this...

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