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A football trip to Norway

Take a Football Trip to Norway

A guide for any football fans interested in taking in some summer football in the land of the midnight sun. Looking for something different from your football experience? Why not look to Norway… The Eliteserien The...
Viking reenactment in Trondheim, Norway

The Vikings in Norway

One of the things Norway is most famous for is the Vikings. Come with us as we tour the country to find out more. While the Vikings had settlements all over Scandinavia, throughout Europe and the...
Norway gun ownership

Gun Ownership in Norway

Just like in the USA and other countries across the globe, a large proportion of Norwegians own firearms. Norway is in fact in the top ten countries in the world when it comes to guns owned...
Example Viking longhouses

The Viking Lifestyle

The ordinary nature of how the Vikings lived day-to-day may surprise you. Whenever someone mentions Vikings, the general picture painted in the mind’s eye is of burly blonde dudes with horn-winged helmets hopping out of a...
Statue of Edvard Munch in Norway

Edvard Munch

I scream, you scream, we all scream for… Edvard Munch. Highly regarded for his exploration of dark themes, Munch is one of Norway’s most famous people. The artist also influenced the expressionist painting scene that took...
Statue of Henrik Ibsen in Oslo

Henrik Ibsen

One of the world’s most influential playwrights and poets has left a huge legacy on Norwegian culture. Henrik Ibsen excelled as a playwright, with works such as the lyrical play Peer Gynt, the mind-bending drama The...
A Norwegian harrytur

The Infamous Harrytur

The very Norwegian tradition of hopping over to Sweden to buy slightly cheaper booze. Ah harrytur, or harryhandel, the great Norwegian tradition of driving, riding, flying, sailing, or whatever else, to another country in order to...
The Norwegian folkehøgskole experience

The Norwegian Folkehøgskole Experience

Introducing the folkehøgskole, yet another unique gem found (more or less) only in Norway. What is a folkehøgskole? It’s a bit hard to explain; the easiest way is that it is a sort of organized gap...
Rjukan: The Heavy Water War

The Heavy Water War

The most successful act of sabotage in World War II took place right here in Norway. Often-overlooked aspects of the Second World War are the actions of resistance movements across Europe. While Norway saw only a...
Norway during the Second World War

Norway in World War II

Invaded and torn apart, left on its own by allies, what role did Norway play during the Second World War? And what impact did the war have on the country and the people there? When the...