Experience the Norwegian Stave Churches

Some of the most stunning churches in the world are also some of the simplest. Stave churches are considered to be among the most...
The Oslo Accords Made Into Thrilling Broadway Production

The Oslo Accords Made Into Thrilling Broadway Production

Oslo Accords, the set of agreements between the Government of Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), signed in Washington, D.C. in 1993 and...
The ‘Forgotten Fiasco’ of Norway, 1940

The ‘Forgotten Fiasco’ of Norway, 1940

The British campaign in Norway in 1940 was an ignominious and abject failure. It is perhaps best known as the fiasco which directly led...

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Breathtaking scenery, historic sights and modern cities are the big attractions for the traveler to Norway. Norway is synonymous with nature: abundant with majestic mountains...
A Rolling Railway Museum in Norway

A Rolling Railway Museum in Norway

In Vennesla near Kristiansand you’ll find a narrow gauge preserved railway line (3’6” gauge) using 100 years old steam locomotives and carriages. The 48.5 miles...
Norwegian Scientist Solved the Mysteries of Spectacular Aurora Borealis

Norwegian Scientist Solved the Mysteries of Spectacular Aurora Borealis

It is 100 years since Norway’s most famous physicist and industry researcher died. Kristian Birkeland was the world’s first space researcher and put Norwegian...

Scandinavian Places in a Nutshell

Whether you’re in a car or coach, on a bicycle, boat or train, on foot or on skis, the Scandinavian countries have an enormous...
Pomp and Circumstance in Norway

Pomp and Circumstance in Norway

The Norwegian Monarchy has roots going back more than a thousand years in history. Here we shall only briefly touch upon the many centuries...
New Nordic Heritage Museum in Seattle

New Nordic Heritage Museum in Seattle

A year from now, in May 2018, in Seattle’s old Scandinavian neighborhood, Nordic Heritage Museum will be opening a new home. After many years...
The Largest Wooden Building in Northern Europe

The Largest Wooden Building in Northern Europe

The wooden palace in Trondheim, Norway, was built in the 1770s as a private home for the affluent councellor Schøller’s widow Cecilie Christine von...

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