In the Medieval Footsteps of Norway

In the Medieval Footsteps of Norway

Modern cruise ships plough the same waves as generations of sailing ships carrying cargo and people, ideas and cultural influences, and laying the foundation...
The Norwegian Game of Thrones

The Norwegian Game of Thrones

In the 1100s, the crusaders invaded Europe to the extent that a Christian country could not escape being affected.Several thousand Norwegians answered the call...
Oslo’s Answer to Champs Elysées

Oslo’s Answer to Champs Elysées

All the main city sights in Oslo are within easy walking distances of Karl Johans gate, central Oslo’s main axis, which is pedestrianized through...
Old Bergen Stock Exchange Converted into Boutique Hotel

Old Bergen Stock Exchange Converted into Boutique Hotel

Bergen Børs Hotel, the old stock exchange in Bergen, opened in April 2017 and has become Bergen’s most fashionable hotel – even with a...
Are Scandinavians the Happiest People in the World?

Are Scandinavians the Happiest People in the World?

The Nordic model, also called Nordic social democracy, refers to the economic and social policies common to the three Scandinavian countries Denmark, Norway and...

A Short Introduction to Norwegian Literature, Art and Music

In 1814 Norway was emancipated from Denmark after 500 years’ existence as a Danish province. It was necessary for the young nation to create...

The Beauty of Norway From Behind a Camera

Norwegian self-taught photographer Anders Beer Wilse (1865-1949) immigrated to America in 1884 and worked as a railroad engineer and cartographer from Minnesota to Washington....

Can Brexit Britain Learn Something From the Sweden – Norway Border?

The British government has published a paper stating there should be no border posts or immigration checks between Ireland and Northern Ireland after Brexit....
Norway’s Government Pension Fund Surpasses the $1 Trillion Mark

Norway’s Sovereign Wealth Fund Surpasses the $1 Trillion Mark

Norway's Government Pension Fund, also known as the Norwegian Oil Fund, the Norwegian Government Fund Global was established in 1990 to invest the surplus...

Shifting Boundaries in Oslo

Twelve European photographers address and explore a changing Europe. The photo exhibition Shifting Boundaries has been touring Europe and has now come to the Nobel...
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