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A tattooed Viking man

Ideas for Viking Tattoos

Considering a Viking-themed tattoo? Here's some visual inspiration! Both vikings and Norse mythology have such a massive cultural impact today. From the growing popularity of viking names to the reenactment societies all across the world and major...
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...
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...
Nordic Viking history

What Does the Word ‘Viking’ Really Mean?

Does the word Viking really mean raider? A University professor gives us the lowdown on the story behind the word. We all know about the Vikings. Those hairy warriors from Scandinavia who raided and pillaged, and...
A picture of Vikings in Norway

Viking Names

Searching for a cool Viking name for your little warrior? Look no further! More people than ever before are searching for a Norse-inspired name for their new creatures (including children). Perhaps it’s because Norway frequently tops...
Toy Viking ship

Think you know about the Vikings?

Learn the truth about the Vikings with a free audio course. How much do you really know about the Vikings? What is fact, and what is fiction? In a series of 36 vivid lectures by an honored teacher...
Viking reenactment in Trondheim, Norway

How the Vikings Lived

On Sunday Charlotte and I visited the Vikingskipshuset (Viking Ship Museum) on Oslo’s Bygdøy peninsular. I’d been told by some it wasn’t worth the 60kr entry fee so I was a little wary, but Charlotte was...