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In the Medieval Footsteps of Norway

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Parental leave when working in Scandinavia

Parental leave when working in Scandinavia

Parental benefit is intended to ensure parents an income in connection with the birth or adoption of a child. The financial compensation in Scandinavia...

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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...
Skiing in Norway

Come Follow My Path to Skiing in Norway

One of Norway’s greatest Olympians and winter sport athletes, Aksel Lund Svindal, promotes the best spots to enjoy Norway’s ski season in a new...

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...

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....
The World's Hardest Rock Climb - in Norway

The World’s Hardest Rock Climb – in Norway

The 45-meter ascent at Hanshelleren cave in Flatanger, a three-hour drive north of the city of Trondheim, is considered to be the world’s hardest...
Welcome Back to Norway, Maud!

Welcome Back to Norway, Maud!

Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen’s sturdy oak ship Maud was made to withstand Arctic winters but sank off the coast of Cambridge Bay, in northern...
Oslo Welcome Week

Oslo Welcome Week

Oslo International Hub is welcoming internationals with the first-ever “Oslo Welcome Week”, starting today Thursday 31 August.“Oslo Welcome Week“ '17 is a pilot, preparing for...
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Royal Tour from Britain to Scandinavia Early Next Year

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