Category: Nature & Environment

6 Top Important Benefits Of An Eco-Friendly Home

Eco-friendly homes are designed and built to have less of an impact on the environment than traditional housing, which therefore improves our lifestyle. Their eco-friendly designs focus on energy efficiency, renewable materials and energy sources, and the use of recycled and natural materials. You may automatically assume that building a green home will be expensive and…


10 Key Facts On The Geography And Climate Of The Faroe Islands

Below you can read a list comprising 10 key facts you should know about the geography and the climate of the Faroe Islands: 10. Geographic location The Faroe Islands are a small archipelago of 18 islands situated between the North Atlantic Ocean and the Norwegian Sea. The islands are also located almost halfway between Iceland,…


The Tall Troll Sculpture At Arnarstapi, On Snæfellsnes, Western Iceland

The large troll sculpture at Arnarstapi, a small village located on the Snæfellsnes peninsula in western Iceland, was designed by the Icelandic sculptor Ragnar Kjartansson, co-founder of the Icelandic Sculptors Society in 1972. The large monolith built in stone is the embodiment of a legendary figure recounted in the Icelandic sagas as Bárður Snæfellsás, a…


Wolves Returned To Denmark After More Than Two Centuries

A wild pack of at least five wolves was quite recently spotted wandering in Jutland, Denmark. This makes it the first of its kind on Danish soil in more than two centuries. The vast majority of the wolves from the pack could have arrived in the west of Jutland during late 2012. In the meantime,…


10 Absolutely Astonishing Norwegian Fjords You Should See

It is no secret that Norway is home to some of the most sublime natural landscapes on the whole planet. Among these, there are hundreds of absolutely astonishing and breathtaking fjords scattered all along the country’s coastline, from Lapland to Oslo. In a nutshell, a fjord is a long, narrow, and deep ocean/sea arm that…