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Urban Vacation Weekend in Copenhagen, Denmark

Two Days In Copenhagen, Denmark Copenhagen in Denmark makes a great urban vacation location. The city of Copenhagen is vibrant, welcoming and packed full of history, as well as shopping and culture. English is widely spoken and there are cheap, frequent daily flights from most European capitals. You can certainly spend a week in Copenhagen… Read More »

The Best Lego Gifts For Adults

Lego Is Creative Fun For Everyone, Not Just Kids Have you ever noticed that when a kid gets a new Lego set, some adult family members just can’t wait to help them with it. On Christmas morning, parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles and big brothers and sisters will be busily assisting children with their Lego Christmas… Read More »

Hamlet’s Castle – Elsinore Near Copenhagen

When William Shakespeare wrote Hamlet, and described Elsinore Castle, it was Kronborg Castle at Helsingor in Denmark he was really talking about. The Castle and its star defenses are now a UNESCO World Heritage site and are well worth a visit, whether your interest is in English literature, Nordic history, military strategy, medieval architecture, or… Read More »

What is Nordic Noir?

Why Nordic Noir? Nordic Noir is now appearing on international TV and film screens, after years of great sales of Nordic novels, particularly in the crime genre. There are differences in the countries included in the terms Scandinavian peninsula and the Nordic countries where the Norsemen roamed, but the phrases “Nordic Noir” and “Skandi-lit” tend… Read More »