Norse Mythology

The troll comes from Norse Mythology, inspired by the cruel giants who were the main enemies of the gods, known as Jötunn, who lived in the mountains of Utgard. They have a human like appearance, but they are incredibly ugly and huge, and every story about them tells of how stupid they are. In the…

Hammershus

Hammershus, perched on the cliffs of north-west Bornholm in the Baltic, is perhaps Denmark’s best-known ruin. It was excavated and renovated at the end of the 1800s up until 1940, but the ruined castle is still shrouded in a mystery with significance to the history of Denmark: who actually built Hammershus, and why? For that…