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Winter Apple Layer Cake

Looking for some hearty and comforting recipes to make this season? In the September issue of Viking, Scandinavian chef Trine Hahnemann shares recipes from her book, “Scandinavian Comfort Food: Embracing the Art of Hygge.”

By |September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Winter Apple Layer Cake

Ment Designs Tableware for Under Restaurant

The August issue of Viking magazine celebrates some of Norway’s most innovative people, companies and ideas, including Oslo Airport City and Europe’s first underwater restaurant. Another noteworthy company is Ment...

By |August 16th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Ment Designs Tableware for Under Restaurant

More on Thor Heyerdahl

Ethnographer, experimental archaeologist and author Thor Heyerdahl sailed into history with his many discoveries and excavations. The August issue of Viking highlights several of his expeditions, from the revelations of the lava tuff moai on Easter Island to the fiery conclusion of the Tigris.

By |August 1st, 2019|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on More on Thor Heyerdahl

Beach Fun in Lofoten

Ready for a beach vacation? Make sure Norway on your list! As mentioned in the July issue of Viking, Norway is brimming with beautiful beaches. In fact, it’s home to the second longest shoreline in the world and 239,057 islands.

By |July 15th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Beach Fun in Lofoten

Top Honors for Viktor Hovland

In the July issue of Viking, we highlight golfer Viktor Hovland, an Oslo native who won “low amateur” at the 83rd Masters Tournament this past April. And success keeps on swingin’ in for the 21-year-old.

By |July 1st, 2019|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Top Honors for Viktor Hovland

Rhythm Among the Roses

Moldejazz, which also goes by Molde International Jazz Festival, was founded in 1961 and is the second-oldest jazz festival in Europe. The festival is held during the 29th week of the year.

By |June 24th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Rhythm Among the Roses

Day Trip: Oslo to Lillehammer

Ahh, day trips. A time to recharge and discover a town’s cultural allure, heritage and quaint quirks. In the May issue of Viking, we took readers on quick day getaways from Oslo and Bergen...

By |May 20th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Day Trip: Oslo to Lillehammer

Admired Leader

Prime Minister of Norway, Erna Solberg, has championed many facets since her 2013 election, from sustainability to global solutions, all while leading the “land of the midnight sun.” Not only that, but as mentioned in the May issue of Viking...

By |May 1st, 2019|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Admired Leader

Out of this World: Solobservatoriet

Imagine wandering into a glowing planetary system nestled deep within a forest. No, your eyes are not tricking you. Celebrated architecture and design firm Snøhetta is designing a new planetarium and visitor center for Norway’s largest astronomical facility.

By |April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Out of this World: Solobservatoriet