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Terri Mapes

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By Terri Mapes

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    • Vacation Rentals on the Faroe Islands Created: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
      On the Faroe Islands, one of the best ways to both enjoy your trip is by staying in a vacation rental - a rental cottage or a privately owned house or apartment. Rental agencies and residents alike rent out cottages and local homes to tourists.
    • Customs Regulations & Rules for Iceland Travelers Created: Monday, April 14, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
      Customs regulations in Iceland easily explained for both EU and non-EU travelers. Find out which goods are allowed through customs in Iceland, what the Icelandic duty free limits are, and how to bring your pet to Iceland.
    • Vacation Rentals in Scandinavia Created: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
      Vacation rentals in Scandinavia are fully furnished apartments which are a great alternative to an expensive hotel. Today, these vacation rentals are gaining popularity. In Scandinavia, there are countless places where you can find these homes.
    • Vacation Rentals in Greenland Created: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
      Vacation rentals are a great low cost option if you want to be independent and self-sufficient, staying in a cottage or house on a weekly basis. Greenland, part of the Kingdom of Denmark, is the world's largest island.
    • Vacation Rentals in Finland Created: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
      Finnish vacation rentals are usually in the form of cozy cabins and cottages which offer privacy and amenities like any modern home, available for rent on a week-by-week basis. Many are available with added amenities such as a sauna or a pool, but will be a bit more pricey than vacation rentals without these amenities.
    • Vacation Rentals in Sweden Created: Friday, July 25, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
      Vacation rentals in Sweden come in many forms. With such a diverse landscape, there are a plethora of options to choose from, such as staying in the heart of the city or getting a relaxing vacation rental in the country.
    • Vacation Rentals in Denmark Created: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
      Vacation rentals in Denmark are a popular way to save on accommodation costs and let you have your own place as a traveler. Vacation rentals in Denmark come with all the utilities except in most cases bed linens.
    • Vacation Rentals in Iceland Created: Monday, July 21, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      Are you looking for a cozy house to rent during your vacation in Iceland? Somewhere private and homey? When it comes to vacation rentals in Iceland, you do have some options.
    • The Weather in Denmark Created: Monday, January 22, 2007 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      Find out what weather patterns and temperatures to expect in Denmark with this guide to average climate and monthly temperatures for each month.
    • Vacation Rentals in Norway Created: Wednesday, July 16, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      Vacation rentals in Norway are a great option for travelers. If you are looking around for vacation rentals in Norway, you are in luck.
    • Airport Shuttles at Oslo Gardermoen Airport Created: Friday, March 20, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      Airport shuttles at Oslo Gardermoen Airport are available as private airport shuttle transfers and can be reserved online. The airport shuttle services transfer travelers between Oslo Gardermoen Airport and Oslo city, and back, around the clock.
    • Top Beaches in Denmark: Denmark's Best Sandy Beaches Created: Friday, June 06, 2008 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      You don't have to look far for great beaches in Denmark - the Danish coastline itself is one long sandy beach. However, there are some popular beaches in Denmark that simply overshadow all others. ...
    • 10 Best Sights & Attractions in Norway Created: Thursday, October 08, 2009 Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014
      Planning a trip to Norway and want to visit the best sights and attractions in Norway? Here are the top ten sights in Norway that no traveler should miss.
    • New Year's Eve in Reykjavik Created: Tuesday, December 19, 2006 Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014
      Spending New Year's Eve in Reykjavik? How is New Year's Eve celebrated in Iceland, and its capital Reykjavik? Why is New Year's Eve in Reykjavik such a popular place to visit for New Year's trips? ...
    • Huk Beach in Oslo Created: Wednesday, April 08, 2009 Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014
      Huk Beach in Oslo is a beach divided in a clothing-required section and a nude beach. More about Huk Beach and Huk Nude Beach, and how to get to Oslo's popular beach.
    • Gay Nightlife in Reykjavik Created: Monday, November 29, 2010 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Find out about gay nightlife in Reykjavik. There are several nightlife locations for gays in Iceland, most of them located in Iceland's capital Reykjavik.
    • Taste of Stockholm - The Annual Food Festival in Stockholm, Sweden Created: Thursday, May 10, 2007 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      A large annual event in Stockholm, Sweden, a six-day gourmet and taste event for locals and visitors alike in Kungstradgarden park.
    • Luggage Policies at IcelandAir Created: Wednesday, May 21, 2008 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Luggage limits at IcelandAir. All airlines have certain luggage restrictions, and decreased luggage allowances. What kind of luggage limits and rules does IcelandAir have? How much luggage can you ...
    • Luggage Policies at Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) Created: Wednesday, May 21, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Luggage limits at Scandinavian Airlines. All airlines have certain luggage restrictions, and decreased luggage allowances. What kind of luggage limits and rules does SAS (Scandinavian Airlines) hav...
    • Whale Watching: When & Where? Created: Monday, April 23, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Interested in whale watching in Scandinavia, or participating in whale watching? Whale Watching in Norway and Iceland is a popular activity for many Scandinavia travelers.
    • The Gay Scene in Iceland Created: Monday, November 29, 2010 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
      The gay scene in Iceland is small, but active and open. Gay and lesbian bars and clubs exists mostly in Iceland's capital Reykjavík, but the northern branch in Akureyri is growing each year.
    • Legoland in Billund, Denmark: The Original Legoland Created: Friday, September 01, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
      A profile of Legoland in Billund, Denmark, reviewing the Danish Lego attraction. The Danish amusement park Legoland in Billund is a theme park attraction offering Legoland related events, rides, an...
    • What & Where is Jutland? Created: Monday, January 21, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
      Where is Jutland? What is Jutland? Denmark travelers need to know where the Jutland peninsula in Denmark is, before they travel to their Danish destination.
    • Top 5 Scandinavian Dishes Created: Monday, June 16, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014
      What are the top 5 Scandinavian dishes? Traditionally, most Scandinavian foods are quite basic and many traditional meals include fish, potatoes, pork and berries.
    • Top 7 Danish Foods Created: Monday, June 16, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014
      What are the most popular types of food in Denmark? Here are the top 7 Danish foods...
    • Top 6 Swedish Foods Created: Monday, June 16, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014
      What kind of food is typical for Sweden? When we think of Swedish cuisine we often think of Swedish meatballs, but that's not quite it. Here are the top 6 Swedish foods!
    • How Safe is Iceland? Created: Sunday, February 22, 2009 Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014
      How safe is Iceland and its capital, Reykjavik? Find out how safe Iceland is for travelers.
    • Valentine's Day in Scandinavia Created: Wednesday, January 03, 2007 Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014
      Learn how Valentines Day is celebrated in Scandinavia's countries Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Iceland. Learn about local Valentines traditions for your honeymoon in Scandinavia.
    • What to Do With 1, 3, or 7 Days in Oslo, Norway Created: Monday, February 04, 2008 Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014
      What to do if you have 1 day in Oslo, Norway? Find our here what you can do on your Oslo trip if you're looking for a 1-7 day itinerary for Norway. 3 itineraries with different trip lengths for Osl...
    • Getting Married in Norway Created: Wednesday, February 28, 2007 Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014
      Getting married in Norway during your vacation? Eloping in the Scandinavian country Norway? Find out what kind of information and documentation Norway requires from foreign couples wanting to get m...
    • Top 10 Free Things to Do in Bergen Created: Wednesday, April 15, 2009 Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014
      Free things to do in Bergen, Norway, can be hard to find, so we've collected Bergen's 10 best free things from outdoor activities to popular free sights. Here are the 10 best free things to do in B...
    • Top Budget Travel Tips: How to Save Money in Scandinavia Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014
      Vacations in Scandinavia can be cheap if you follow a few simple rules to save money. Here's a simple how-to list on saving money when you travel - a great guide for all Scandinavia visitors and bu...

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