In the early 19th century, Sweden’s king was old and dying. Without an royal heir, a French solider named Jean Bernadotte was surprisingly chosen as his successor. Most figure it was his popularity in Sweden as many knew of the kindness he showed Swedish people in a war with Denmark. He started the House ofContinue reading “Fun Fact: French King of Sweden”
Many cities in Ireland such as Dublin and Limerick actually started out as viking colonies.
The origin of Christmas stockings may go all the way back to Norse mythology. Children would often fill boots or shoes with food for the Norse god Odin’s horse Sleipnir. Odin would apparently return some kindness by filling the now empty boots with gifts or candy.
My 2nd favorite boss is right near the finale of the game. This demon would have been impossible to have seen in the NES Castelvania games. Despite the faux 8-Bit look and feel of the game, Bathin is a quick and powerful boss. You have to be quick and agile against his might and magic.Continue reading “Things I Like: Bathin (Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon)”
The origin of cake itself is debatable especially on what makes a “cake”. But the English word is Scandinavian in origin from the Old Norse “kaka”.