Scandinavia is a historical and cultural region in Northern Europe characterized by a common ethno-cultural North Germanic heritage similar languages. In the main, the region includes the mainlands of the three kingdoms of Denmark, Norway, Sweden and commonly for simplicity sake includes the Norwegian dependencies of Svalbard and Jan Mayen the Danish Faroe Islands as well as Iceland and Finland, because of their historical association with the Scandinavian countries and the Scandinavian peoples and languages. This looser definition basically equates to that of what we commonly refer to as the Nordic countries. 


Denmark was once the seat of Viking raiders and later a major north European power, it now has evolved into a modern, prosperous nation that is participating in the general political and economic... Read more >>


Best known for its impossibly steep-sided fjords that stretch north along it’s rough and rocky coast from Norways southern tip, high into the romantic arctic; land of the enchanting northern... Read more >>


Quite amazingly, Sweden is twice the size of the United Kingdom, yet has less than 10 million inhabitants so the mere mention of Sweden invokes thoughts of IKEA, ABBA, Spotify, SAAB and Volvo... Read more >>