Monthly Archives: March 2020

Lær deg litt norsk!*

Finding yourself with extra free time lately? This is a great opportunity to *learn some Norwegian or improve on the language skills you already have. Beginners can learn the basics on our website. (Members, log in to hear phrases pronounced by native speakers.)

By |March 31st, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: |Comments Off on Lær deg litt norsk!*

Sons of Norway Remains Strong

As we enter into this uncertain time in history, we want to assure you that Sons of Norway remains strong and dedicated to its members and insurance policy holders. From the spread of COVID-19 to unforeseen market volatility and natural disasters, we are living through unique times.

By |March 24th, 2020|Categories: 2020, Resource Blog|Tags: , |Comments Off on Sons of Norway Remains Strong

Gender Equality = Smart Economics

Women’s empowerment lies at the heart of Norway’s economic policies. Gender equality means realizing the potential of both halves of the population. For Norway, women’s participation is a pillar of our welfare state and has played a key role in our economic growth.

By |March 23rd, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: |Comments Off on Gender Equality = Smart Economics

The Coolest Place in Oslo

There’s a new cultural hub on the east side of Oslo. You’ll definitely want to visit, but you probably can’t get in. Biblo Tøyen is a recently revamped youth library exclusively for kids ages 10 to 15. In 2019, the library was named one of the 50 coolest places in the world by TIME [Magazine] for Kids.

By |March 17th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |Comments Off on The Coolest Place in Oslo

Norway Ranked Best Place to Raise Kids

In a recent report released by The Lancet, Norway was ranked the best country in the world to raise kids. Following Norway were South Korea, the Netherlands, France and Ireland. The study was based on a variety of criteria including children’s education, nutrition and health.

By |March 15th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Norway Ranked Best Place to Raise Kids

Skijoring: A Thrilling Nordic-inspired Winter Sport

If you’re looking for a unique way to enjoy Nordic-inspired outdoor winter fun with friends and family, consider skijoring! Blending elements of dogsledding and waterskiing, this thrilling sport involves being towed on skis behind a horse, dog or other animal—or in some variations, even a motor vehicle.

By |March 14th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Skijoring: A Thrilling Nordic-inspired Winter Sport

Cool Coffee Shops in Oslo

Attention coffee lovers! Have you read the March issue of Viking? Our cover story shows how coffee is a dynamic and versatile ingredient that can perk up both sweet and savory recipes. If you’re traveling to the Sons of Norway International Convention in August, be sure to check out page 8 for three café recommendations in Hamar.

By |March 13th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: |Comments Off on Cool Coffee Shops in Oslo