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Enter Our 6th Birthday Celebration Giveaway

6th Birthday Celebration Giveaway Prizes

November 15 (which is TODAY) is our birthday, and we just turned 6! That’s 6 years of sharing the very best Nordic music, music festivals and travel experiences with you. To celebrate, we’re having a giveaway of really awesome “Nordicentric” goodies you can enter to win. Interested? Here’s the prize:   Prize Details Fabric “I’m A Woman” […]

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Festival Preview: Sweden’s Into the Valley Festival 2016, Tickets and Travel Packages

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Here in the U.S., we have Red Rocks and the Gorge Amphitheatre and a few other beautiful locales that double as amazing concert venues. All of those might (might) be trumped by what the town of Rättvik has to offer. Within the forests outside of the city was a limestone quarry that was going unused, […]

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Trailerpark Festival 2016 Playlist, Tickets and Travel Packages

Trailerpark Festival 2016

The Copenhagen-based Trailerpark Festival is set to give a big event like SXSW a run for its money. Because this three-day event, happening this year from July 28th through the 30th, isn’t just about the music. Surrounding the sounds are amazing art installations and design work being done by some of the visual thinkers from around […]

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Paris Attacks Affect Free Travel In EU

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Of all the fallout stemming from the terror attacks in Paris, this is without a doubt one of the most minor concerns. Yet, it’s worth noting for any folks with travel plans to the Nordic nations that they are going to face heightened security measures as they cross from one country to another. The reports […]

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$69 Flights To Norway? Yes, Please!

Norwegian Air

According to an interview in Reuters with Norwegian Air CEO Bjørn Kjos, the company plans on offering up incredibly cheap flights to Europe starting in 2017. Using smaller jets that they are ordering from Boeing, the company’s budget flight offshoot Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA is looking to fly out of underserviced regional airports in the […]

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What Do You Bring In Your Carry-On?

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You have your tickets booked, a place to stay secured, and an itinerary of activities set to keep you busy on your next trip abroad. But…what do you bring with you on the plane? One of the editors at Travel + Leisure has some ideas for you. Mark Orwoll recently published a great slideshow of the items […]

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UBS Reveals The Most Expensive (And Cheapest) Cities To Visit

Oslo, Norway

A new report from UBS, the Swiss financial services company, has revealed what are the most expensive and cheapest cities to spend time in. Not including travel to and from these parts of the world, the report was created by averaging out the cost for two people to spend a night in the city, including […]

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Time To Get A Passport

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If you live in New York, Minnesota, Louisiana, or New Hampshire and you don’t already have a passport, you’d do well to start filling out the application before next year. In 2016, it will no longer be legal to use a driver’s license as your ID to board a domestic flight in one of the four […]

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