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Norway’s largest open-air museum outside of Oslo

Maihaugen in Lillehammer is Norway’s largest open-air museum outside of Oslo. The museum offers more than 200 buildings from different eras, superb cultural experiences,...
Art and culture in Norway

Art and Culture in Norway

After being a world power during the Viking Age, Norway went through various unions with and occupations by Denmark and Sweden until independence in...

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It took two Norwegians to learn New Yorkers to dress in wool. In 2007 Cathrine Wessel and Stian Tolnæs moved to New York to...
Norway’s Mining Past

Norway’s Mining Past

Allmannajuvet in Norway was once the center of Norway’s nascent zinc mining industry, a labor-intensive process that saw the ore dragged out of deep tunnels...
Utøya Memorial Pavilion, Norway

Utøya Memorial Pavilion, Norway

Five years after the shooting by Anders Breivik at Utøya in Norway, where he killed 69 people, mostly teenagers, Utøya Memorial Pavilion, Norway has...

One of the World’s Best Design Schools

Red Dot Design Award is considered one of the world’s most prestigious design competitions. Oslo School of Architecture (AHO) is proud to have been...

Daily Scandinavian – New Website Design

We are thrilled to finally launch our new website design! Why a new look and feel to our site? To put it bluntly, the...

Indoor Skydiving in Norway

Voss in Western Norway is arguably the top winter destination, especially when it comes to fresh track skiing. But Voss has something to offer...

Roald Dahl – First Norwegian Air Shuttle’s British Tail Hero

The author Roald Dahl becomes Norwegian Air Shuttle’s first British distinctive person to be featured on a Norwegian Air Shuttles’ vertical plane tail marking...

Life in Lapland

The indigenous Sami of northern Scandinavia, a hardy semi-nomadic people, can trace their roots back thousands of years.The Sami call themselves “the people of...
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