Category: Denmark

The Wadden Sea: Google Doodle to celebrate UNESCO World Heritage Site; Dev Discourse

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Source: The Wadden Sea: Google Doodle to celebrate UNESCO World Heritage Site | Science-Environment

Notes from Sydkyst, Denmark; Nitin Chaudhary; The Hindu

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Sydkyst is home to Stevns Klint, which bears testimony to the impact of the Chicxulub meteorite that’s believed to have wiped out the dinosaurs

Source: Notes from Sydkyst, Denmark

These are the new 50 wonders of the world; Rachel Truman; Love Exploring

Only one of the original seven wonders of the world remains, but there are many more awe-inspiring places that astound and delight us. From captivating ancient cities, ornate palaces and modern architectural gems, to biodiverse volcanic craters, thundering waterfalls and the world’s oldest landforms, loveEXPLORING picks 50 of the world’s amazing wonders.

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Preview the natural wonders of Greenland on this virtual tour; Lydia Schrandt; 10Best

Greenland is one of travel’s last frontiers. Explore its cultural and natural wonders without leaving home through these 25 photos.

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Staying with a hunter showed me Greenland beyond the tourist brochures; Nancy Campbell; Guardian

In a new series about memorable encounters, the writer recalls the time she spent with a family whose way of life is threatened by the climate crisis…

Source: Staying with a hunter showed me Greenland beyond the tourist brochures

The Best Hikes in Denmark: Where are They and What to Know in 2020; Aiden Last; The Broke Backpacker

The hiking in Denmark is some of the best in the world (whether everyone knows this or not). Check everything that everything the trails in Denmark have to offer, including…

Source: The Best Hikes in Denmark: Where are They and What to Know in 2020

To Be or Not to Be Authentic: Heritage and Environment at Kronborg Castle and Halifax Citadel; Robert Christian Thomsen; Niche

This is the seventh post in a series called “From the Outside In,” about the experiences of teaching and researching Canadian environmental history by scholars from other countries. In conversations with Canadians Robert Christian Thomsen has sometimes detected what to a Dane with a passion for Canadian society and culture is a perplexing diffidence regarding the youthfulness, even the unsophisticated quality of heritage imprint of settler society on the Canadian environment.

Source: To Be or Not to Be Authentic: Heritage and Environment at Kronborg Castle and Halifax Citadel

11 Places to Visit in Denmark (That Aren’t Copenhagen); Kiersten; The Blonde Abroad

There are so many under-the-radar places to visit in Denmark. Here are the top places to visit that aren’t Copenhagen!

Source: 11 Places to Visit in Denmark (That Aren’t Copenhagen) • The Blonde Abroad

Scandinavian Runestones: Viking History in Plain Sight; David Nikel; Life In Norway

Discover the most impressive runestones from the Viking Age and even earlier. This historic form of writing can be seen all across Scandinavia to this day. The recent discovery of several Viking ship graves in Norway has lifted interest in Viking history to new heights.

Source: Scandinavian Runestones: Viking History in Plain Sight

13 Cool Things to Do in Ilulissat, Greenland; Nellie Huang; Wild Junket

Located along the west coast of Greenland, the town of Ilulissat is known as the iceberg capital of the world. So much so that the icebergs even gave its name: Ilulissat means “iceberg” in Inuit.  Thousands of icebergs fill the famous Ilulissat Icefjord all year round. The UNESCO World Heritage Site is the star of the show in this Arctic town.

Source: 13 Cool Things to Do in Ilulissat, Greenland

Denmark’s world heritage; Anton Stoyanov; The Mayor

Just because you’re stuck at home doesn’t mean you can’t explore the outside world…

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The Stunning Viking Runestones Of Scandinavia; David Nikel; Forbes

While there’s no doubting the fascinating burial ship discoveries being made, some truly remarkable Viking artifacts exist in plain sight throughout Scandinavia: runestones.

Source: The Stunning Viking Runestones Of Scandinavia

What Was Hedeby?; Geoffrey Migiro; World Atlas

Hedeby was a key Danish settlement during the Viking Age that was located near the southernmost end of the Jutland Peninsula. It was established in the 8th century.

Source: What Was Hedeby?

40 stunning natural wonders everyone should see in their lifetime; Madeline Diamond & Zoe Miller; Insider

There are more than just seven natural wonders of the world. From waterfalls to mountains, read for Insider’s list of the most beautiful places around the world to see in your lifetime.

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Hamlet in Elsinor — A fantastic experience; Elaine Warner; Edmond Sun

To see or not to see – that was the question. Husband Jack, daughter Zoe and Elaine Warner were comfortably ensconced in Copenhagen – their last city to visit in Scandinavia…

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A UNESCO World Heritage roadtrip through Denmark’s Riveira, North Zealand; Kash; Budget Traveller

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The 10 Most Amazing Renaissance Buildings That Are Still Standing; Valorie Clark; Travel

The Renaissance may have ended in the 17th century, but remnants of that age remain to this day in the form of castles and buildings.

Source: The 10 Most Amazing Renaissance Buildings That Are Still Standing

Denmark: Great Danish forays in wider Copenhagen; Mike Yardley; NZ Herald

Denmark’s charms and confections certainly aren’t confined to Copenhagen’s city limits.

Source: Denmark: Great Danish forays in wider Copenhagen

The World’s Fastest Glacier Is Loud, Dangerous, and Transfixing; Matthew H Birkhold; Atlas Obscura

For those in the Greenlandic town of Ilulissat, it’s also an enchanting neighbor.

Source: The World’s Fastest Glacier Is Loud, Dangerous, and Transfixing

A Guide to the UNESCO Sites in Denmark; Camila Luise Buschle; Scandinavia Standard

Find out about Denmark’s seven UNESCO heritage sites including the village of Christiansfeld, Jelling runestones, Stevns Klint, and the Wadden Sea. Learn about each site, when it was classified as a heritage site, and the history of each location.

Source: A Guide to the UNESCO Sites in Denmark

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