As a fervent hiker, Henrik Ibsen gave name to a concept already deeply rooted in the Norwegian psyche: friluftsliv (free-loofts-leave). Roughly translated as “life in the free air,” the idea is to immerse yourself in nature, resulting in benefits to mind, body and spirit.
In the United States, many people take part in a fun custom known as “Taco Tuesday.” It’s a day where people come together to enjoy all kinds of tacos, as well as the discounts many restaurants offer on Tuesdays.
Have you wondered what the immigrant experience was like for those who left Norway to make a new life in North America? Here are three authors who’ve written books to satisfy your curiosity.
Attention movie buffs! If you’re looking to cozy up and watch some Norwegian films this winter, here are five classics to check out.