Tag: Denmark

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…


The Vikings Of Danish King Harald Bluetooth, Possibly Polish Mercenaries

Harald ‘Blåtand’ Gormsson (known in Old Norse as Haraldr blátǫnn Gormsson, in Danish as Harald Blatant Gormsen and English as Harald Bluetooth) was likely born in 935 as the son of King Gorm the Old (Gorm den Gamle) and of Thyra Dannebod. Harald Bluetooth is one of the most renowned Vikings of all time and an…


How To Make Delicious Hot Dogs – The Proper Danish Way

In terms of quick snack gastronomy, the Danes are mostly famous for their open faced sandwich on rye bread — known in Danish as ‘Smørrebrød‘ — or for the Danish pickled herring, yet some people might not be weary of the fact that some of the most delicious hot dogs in the whole wide world are…


Gold Treasure Dating To The Viking Age Found In Denmark

A team of amateur archaeologists called ‘Team Rainbow Power’ has recently found seven bracelets (six of gold and one of silver) dating back to the Viking Age in a field from Vejen Municipality in southern Jutland, region of Syddanmark (southern Denmark). All bracelets date back to roughly 900 AD. This is the largest Viking treasure ever…


Viking Voyage – BCC Timewatch (2008)

An epic voyage showcasing the thrilling experience of 65 amazingly brave people who wanted to set sail from Roskilde, Denmark to Dublin, Ireland on the Viking Age reconstructed longboat ‘Havhingsten fra Glendalough’ — in translation ‘Sea Stallion from Glendalough’ — was filmed by the BBC for the historic TV series Timewatch. The longship with which…