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.
Category Archives: Denmark
Greenland is one of travel’s last frontiers. Explore its cultural and natural wonders without leaving home through these 25 photos.
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…
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…
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.
There are so many under-the-radar places to visit in Denmark. Here are the top places to visit that aren’t Copenhagen!
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.
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.
Just because you’re stuck at home doesn’t mean you can’t explore the outside world…
Source: Denmark’s world heritage
While there’s no doubting the fascinating burial ship discoveries being made, some truly remarkable Viking artifacts exist in plain sight throughout Scandinavia: runestones.
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.
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…
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.
Denmark’s charms and confections certainly aren’t confined to Copenhagen’s city limits.
Wadden Sea nature gem under pressure from thoughtless visitors.
For those in the Greenlandic town of Ilulissat, it’s also an enchanting neighbor.
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.