Category Archives: Denmark

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!

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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

Greenland Travel Guide 2020: Things You Should Know Before You Visit Greenland; Nellie Huang; Wild Junket

Welcome to Greenland, one of the last frontiers of our modern world. Greenland travel is a rewarding experience for adventure seekers and wildlife lovers. Located far north in the Arctic Ocean, Greenland has some of the most dramatic and spectacular polar landscapes in the world. It is home to icebergs as tall as buildings, glaciers glowing in different shades of blue, and a massive ice sheet that covers almost 80% of the mega-island.

Source: Greenland Travel Guide 2020: Things You Should Know Before You Visit Greenland

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

Did you know? You can get to Greenland on points and miles; Zach Griff; The Points Guy

Today, The Points Guy is launching “Did You Know?” — a series of weekly posts exploring lesser-known corners of the world of points and miles, rewards credit cards, and air travel. Check back every Wednesday for a new article! While we are all grounded, you might be planning your next adventure. Typically, the hardest part of going …

Source: Did you know? You can get to Greenland on points and miles

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.

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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.

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Tourists Trampling World Heritage Site In Denmark; Christian W; Copenhagen Post

Wadden Sea nature gem under pressure from thoughtless visitors.

Source: The Copenhagen Post – Danish News in English

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

The Little-Known Danish Coastal Getaway Locals Love and Travelers Overlook; Lyndsey Matthews; Afar

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10 destinations for a family holiday inspired by Shakespeare; Sarah Rodrigues; Telegraph

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Traveler’s Guide to Ilulissat, Greenland; Lina Stock; Divergent Travelers

Everything you need to know about visiting Ilulissat, Greenland. Things to do in Ilulissat, where to stay, how to get there, best time to go and more.

Source: Traveler’s Guide to Ilulissat, Greenland | Divergent Travelers

Trekking through fire and ice on Greenland’s 102-mile Arctic Circle Trail; Dina Mishev; Washington Post

From sunburn to Gore-Tex on a nine-day wilderness hike across one of the island’s largest expanses of ice-free terrain.

Source: Trekking through fire and ice on Greenland’s 102-mile Arctic Circle Trail

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