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Erlend Sundstrøm

Lindesnes to North Cape in 6 days—by bike

Erlend Sundstrøm sets world record cycling the entire length of Norway in under a week Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Norwegians are known for being outdoorsy. Hiking, cross-country-skiing, and cycling are common hobbies among Norwegians,...

hengerumpe

Changing vulgarity: hengerumpe

Meanings of words vary with time, gender M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway On June 7, A-Magasinet, the weekly magazine supplement to Aftenposten, had a cover feature on women’s football or “soccer” as it’s called...

Randi Millman-Brown

The Search for Thor

By Randi Millman-Brown Thor Jensen, 36, moves from Oslo to Hammerfest. He is promoted to bank manager, becomes engaged, and takes a one-month hiking trip through occupied Finnmark in 1941. By the end of...

NY consulate

Welcome home in New York!

Eyes literally and figuratively on the UN, Norway’s consulate in NY opens new space Victoria Hofmo, Brooklyn, N.Y. On June 11, the Norwegian Consulate in New York had an unexpected type of party—a housewarming....

butterflies

Barneblad: All about butterflies

Summer science for kids Brought to you by Lori Ann Reinhall It’s summer, a great time to take a walk in the woods with our families and friends—and to learn a little while having...

NORDICNHYA

The lure of America continues

NORDICNYA helps Nordic startups expand into the US market Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. The United States is once more luring Norwegians to its shores, but there is a huge difference from their exodus of...

Telemark

Telemark is packed with attractions

This lesser-visited region is known for its vast forests, valleys, skiing, and rural churches David Nikel Trondheim, Norway The birthplace of skiing, Telemark is a historic inland region of southern Norway often skipped by...

Mona Juul

Mona Juul heads ECOSOC

Norway to lead UN’s central platform for development policy Tor Ingar Oesterud Norway Today Mona Juul, Norway’s ambassador to the United Nations, was elected president of the U.N. Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) for...