Category: Trivia

Top 10 Greatest Misconceptions About The Vikings

Below you can read a top consisting of ten major misconceptions about the Vikings and the Viking Age, from the etymology of the term ‘Viking’ to the horned helmets. Throughout the time’s passing, many myths and misconceptions have been perpetuated about the Vikings, most of them even lacking a solid basis. This article aims to…


10 Google Doodles For The Scandinavian Countries

Here is a list comprising ten popular doodles made by Google that have been associated with the national days of each Scandinavian country, namely Denmark, Norway and Sweden. For a better resolution, please click to enlarge for each image. But before we get started, below are the key dates for each of these three Nordic…


10 Viking Facts You Should Know About Thor

Thor is one of the most important divinities in the Norse mythology. He is often associated with the symbols of lightning, thunder, storm, fertility and strength. In addition, he is responsible for the protection of humankind and is an Æsir god. The Icelandic medieval manuscripts (i.e. sagas) provide considerable details concerning the Norse mythology which was…


10 Viking Facts About The Norwegian Forest Cats

The Norwegian Forest cat is a very popular pet choice in Norway, Sweden, Iceland as well as France. This cat breed originated in Northern Europe and is also one of the most adored in the whole wide world. In Norwegian, the Norwegian Forest cat is known as ‘Norsk skogkatt’ or as ‘Norsk skaukatt’ (skogkatt/skaukatt literally…


15 Facts You Should Know About Sweden

Here is a list of ten interesting facts that you should know about Sweden. 15. Sweden is a Scandinavian country located in Northern Europe. It has a total area of 450,295 square kilometres (or 173,860 square miles), making it the 55th largest state in the world and the 3rd largest in the European Union. Sweden is…