At A Bus On A Dusty Road, we delight in venturing into Scandinavia. This region is brimming with historical depth, customs, stunning landscapes, mouth-watering cuisine, and welcoming inhabitants. Join us in uncovering the marvels of this remarkable area.
What Is The Official Religion Of Sweden? Guide To Sweden And Religion
Sweden, a Nordic country in northern Europe, is known for its stunning natural beauty and vibrant culture. It is a magical land in the north of Europe. Sweden used to have a state religion known as the Church of Sweden or Evangelical Lutheran. After 500 years of having a State church, in 2000, Sweden decided […]
What Religion Is The King Of Sweden?
For over 500 years, every newborn in Sweden was automatically registered as a member of the Church of Sweden or the Lutheran denomination. Since 2000, this has officially changed with a new law about the Church of Sweden and its relationship to the Swedish government and the Swedish monarchy. The King of Sweden is still […]
All About Kubb – The Outdoor Swedish Ancient Viking Game
When my family went on a family vacation to Northern Wisconsin, we usually brought our Kubb game. Kubb is a game similar to the English Game of Skittles. Legend has it that Kubb was an old Viking game, but this rumor has never been confirmed. We know that Kubb is an old Nordic outdoor lawn […]
Why Is Sweden Known As Sverige Or Sweden?
My mother was born and raised in Stockholm, Sweden, and I spent some time there during my high school years. I asked my mother if she knew where the name Sweden came from, and she said she was not sure. So they started my quest to discover why Sweden is named Sverige or Sweden. Sweden […]
Is It Always Dark In Sweden? About The Midnight Sun
The magical thing about living or visiting Sweden is how different the sunlight and darkness can be between the winter and summer months. The summer months can become a magical time when it is light all the time, whereas in the winter months, you will; you are usually encased in darkness. It is not always […]
Iceland’s Ring Road – Conquer Virtual Challenge
If you’re not able to travel to Iceland but have always wanted to go there, you can virtually travel through Iceland with The Conqueror Virtual Challenge. The Conquer Virtual Challenge has this one: the Challenges Iceland’s Ring Road. The Conquer Virtual Challenge goes around the entire Ring Road of Iceland. You can travel the 828 […]
Differences Between the Danish, Swedish, and Norwegian Vikings
Today when many people talk about the Vikings, they speak broadly about them being one group of people. The truth is that the Vikings in Denmark, Sweden, and Norway were not entirely homogeneous. The Danish Vikings were the most political of the three groups of Vikings, as they had a noble family behind them and […]
Best and Worst Swedish Monarch and Why
Sweden has been a land that has long had a king and queen. Even today, there is a King of Sweden. King Gustavus Adolphus is thought by many to be the best Swedish King who ever lived; he is the only Swedish King with the title of “The Great.” Time and again, two Kings that […]
Lapland Or Sapmi – In Norway, Sweden, Finland, And Russia
When I was a young child, we would go outside and play in the snow, and my mother would put on a hat from Sapmi or Lapland, Sweden. We also had mittens Sapmi mittens from Sweden because they are so warm. The Sami are indigenous people who live in northern parts of Norway, Sweden, Finland, […]
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