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    • The geopolitics of northern travels: Enactments of adventure and exploration in the Norwegian-Russian borderland 

      Wråkberg, Urban (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Critical geopolitics is used in analysing discourses on a micro-social level in the performances and enactments taking place during fact-finding tours and leisure journeys in northernmost Europe. The cases of journeys focussed are those of Scandinavians travelling along, and sometimes departing from, the highway between the Norwegian village of Kirkenes and the Russian city of Murmansk. In travels ...
    • Tourism in the Subarctic and the Baltic Sea regions of Europe 

      Wråkberg, Urban (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      It is argued that the cultural dimensions of the Arctic and Subarctic have much to offer contemporary tourism, both as sources of new contents in tours and as an important field in tourism research and management training. In Norway, the Euroarctic is marketed to tourists focusing on nature and wildlife. A limited set of branding elements is used: northern lights, ice hotels, dogsledding, “safaris” ...