August 1, 2018
Have you ever wondered what causes the midnight sun to occur? Check out the August issue of Viking magazine to learn about the science behind the phenomenon. Here, we highlight some unforgettable way to make the most of northern Norway’s long summer days.
July 16, 2018
In addition to its energetic outdoor lifestyle and unique culture, Norway is known for its exceptional standard of living and for having developed a work-life balance that other countries envy.
Work-life balance in Norway is highly valued. Norwegians typically work 8am to 4pm, and usually a 36-38-hour work week which allows them to have generous time with their family. Employers are required by law to offer 25 paid vacation days per year, plus holidays.
July 15, 2018
Scandinavian author, photographer and blogger Katrín Björk takes a simple and modern approach to authentic Nordic cooking. From her Icelandic birch cocktail to fabulous seafood recipes, she celebrates the unique flavors of the Nordic region.
July 12, 2018
The box of old letters that unlocks a family connection … an anniversary party photo showing multiple generations … documentation like this can provide priceless clues in tracing your family lineage. People tend to view genealogy as a look back in time, rather than a piece of the present.
July 10, 2018
Join us for the 2018 Leadership Conference to be held August 15 in Bloomington, Minn., and prepare to Motivate—Maximize—Mobilize to benefit your community and your lodge. Conference participants will leave with new resources and tactics to build awareness of their lodge and its activities and will be inspired by volunteer success stories and ideas to take back to their communities.
July 9, 2018
Sons of Norway membership benefits tout the three “Fs”: Financial, Foundation and Fellowship. But don’t forget the appeal of an important fourth “F” – FOOD! There’s nothing quite like sharing our Nordic favorites – lefse, seafood, julekake and more—to make new friends.
July 1, 2018
With its vast stretches of coastline and pristine waters, Scandinavia is a nature lover’s dream. Summer is the perfect time to escape to the coast for some relaxation and fun. The July issue of Viking magazine highlights five unique seaside resorts. Here, we highlight three more.
June 28, 2018
June 15, 2018
DO NOT DELAY – The deadline to make your hotel reservation at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Bloomington Minn., for the Sons of Norway 2018 International Convention is July 19.