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More Bucket List Adventures

It’s no secret that Norway is a dream destination for travelers. It’s brimming with breathtaking scenery, one-of-a-kind experiences, natural wonders and strong Viking history. Check out the ultimate bucket list of travel ideas in the January issue of Viking magazine. Here are three more must-see places to add to your list.

By |January 29th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Longyearbyen Fast Facts

Did you know that the world’s northernmost town is in Norway? Perched high above the Arctic Circle on Spitsbergen island lies the polar village of Longyearbyen. It’s inhabited by approximately 2,000 residents from 50 countries.

By |December 31st, 2019|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Norway’s First Biosphere Reserve

Encompassing the coastal landscape between Bergen and Sognefjorden, Nordhordland became Norway’s first biosphere reserve earlier this year. Read about it in the November issue of Viking. Here, we highlight more fun facts about Nordhordland.

By |November 15th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Norway’s First Biosphere Reserve

The Wonderful World of Nordic Books

Are you looking for some new books to read this fall and winter? Check out the November issue of Viking magazine, which features 15 books by Scandinavian authors to cozy up with this season. Here are three more recommendations.

By |November 6th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on The Wonderful World of Nordic Books

All About the Vikings

In honor of Leif Erikson Day on Oct. 9, the October issue of Viking includes an article highlighting must-know facts about the Vikings. These Scandinavian explorers, traders, farmers and warriors settled across Europe and North America during the Viking Age. They conquered new lands and created a well-ordered society rich in culture and art. Here are five more facts to know about the Vikings.

By |October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on All About the Vikings

Work Shirt Revival

In the September issue of Viking, we put Norway’s fashion foot forward, describing how clean aesthetics, quality, sustainability and innovative design are all valued when it comes to the nation’s style scene. And while the feature focused on designers specifically in Norway, there’s a Norwegian designer bringing a bit of Scandinavia to the States: Hovden Formal Farm Wear.

By |September 20th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Work Shirt Revival