As 2020 comes to a close, so does another year of Viking magazine. What a year it has been! Our 12 issues from 2020 include 37 feature stories that span topics such as Scandinavian food, travel, history, modern culture, genealogy and more. Here’s a look back at some of this year’s must-read articles.
Winter is the best time to embrace the hygge way of life. In the December issue of Viking magazine, we show readers how to celebrate the Scandinavian lifestyle concept of hygge by getting cozy, crafty and inspired by nature.
Norway’s fortresses all hold secrets of the past. They were built as far back as the 1100s and as recently as the German occupation. Once built to keep invaders out, today they invite people in.
Attention book lovers! Scandinavia is home to some of the world’s most impressive libraries. Not only do they house thousands of books, they are designed to impress. Here are three to put on your bucket list.
From historic polar pioneers to modern-day adventure seekers, Norway is home to some of the world’s bravest explorers. Do you think you know them well? Read the September issue of Viking magazine to test your knowledge about some of these brave men and women. When you’ve finished, check out these bonus questions below.
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Have you read the July 2020 issue of Viking magazine? In addition to tips on tracing your genealogy and providing information on Norway’s folk high schools, we dive into the wonderful world of preserving and canning.
Brimming with cultural hotspots, eye-catching hotels, cool galleries, scenic viewpoints and bold architecture, Norway is a haven for design inspiration. Check out the May issue of Viking magazine to learn more about some of our favorite places, including...
The New Nordic cooking philosophy is all about no-fuss recipes with seasonal, fresh ingredients. Here are some of our favorite Nordic cookbooks.
Have you ever wanted to know what goes into a Viking magazine photo shoot? Here’s your chance! The Viking team shot the March cover story in early January with recipe developer and food stylist Betsy Nelson, and photographer Terry Brennan. But planning for it started months earlier. Read on for a look at the process.