The Lord of the Rings – The Hobbiton movie Set in Matamata

When Peter Jackson began to look for suitable locations for The Lord of the Rings film series, he first saw the family run farm, Alexander Farm in 1998 Advertisements

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Frederiksborg Castle – The palatial complex in Hillerød

A palatial complex was built as a royal residence for King Christian IV of Denmark-Norway in the early 17th century, replacing an older castle acquired by Frederick II and becoming the largest Renaissance residence in Scandinavia. After a serious fire in 1859, the castle was rebuilt on the basis of old plans and paintings. Thanks to public […]

The Greenland National Museum in Nuuk

One of the first museums established in Greenland, inaugurated on August 23rd 1966. It is based in a warehouse which was built in 1936. The museum has many artefacts related to archaeology, history, art, and handicrafts and also has information about ruins, buildings etc. The museum also houses a display on social change in the 1950s and […]