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The Search for Thor

A brief overview of the Resistance 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...

Exploring Norwegian rural life

Odden’s Rural Life Tours Phillip Odden Odden’s Rural Life Tours Some people are born to search, to see what is around the next corner and over the next hill. Some folks are compelled to...

Anne-Elisabeth Hagen

Hagen, wife of billionaire, kidnapped

Pieter Wijnen Norway Today Anne-Elisabeth Hagen (68) has been missing from her home since Oct. 31, apparently held for ransom. No signs of life have been forthcoming since then. She is the wife of...

Trine Hahnemann

Hahnemann wrote the book on smørbrød

Open Sandwiches delivers an open-face sandwich recipe for any occassion Daytona Strong Taste of Norway Editor I’ll take a smørbrød over a typical two-slice sandwich any day. In the best Scandinavian open sandwiches, the...

Go Fjords

Go Fjords struts its stuff with new tours

Vik, Voss, and Vikafjellet Cynthia Elyce Rubin The Norwegian American Go Fjords is a Stavanger company owned by transportation companies Norled and Tide, established as a result of a common desire to improve the...

Tour de Ski

Klæbo is youngest to win Tour de Ski

Norwegians dominated, with Ingvild Flugstad Østberg victorious in the women’s event Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Johannes Høsflot Klæbo had nightmares about the finishing climb up the slalom hill the night before his final Tour...

Douchebags™

Behind an iffy name is a well-designed bag for traveling with athletic equipment Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway Douchebags™ was the 2018 Gazelle of the Year winner in Oslo. Ski and snowboard enthusiasts travel more,...

Top stories of 2018

Donald Trump was the most frequent subject in Norwegian media, but the Olympics was most popular Gerard Taylor Norway Today Donald Trump featured a total of 53,120 times in Norwegian media during the year....

Norway’s second city, seen from above

Guidebooks and taxi drivers agree: a visit to one of Bergen’s seven peaks is a must Libor Pospisil Berkeley, Calif. While Bergen is Norway’s second city, it has—like all other places in the country—an...

Sylvia Eckes

Enjoy Grieg on this side of the Atlantic

Grieg Societies promote international appreciation of Norway’s No. 1 composer Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American Four years ago, Sylvia Reynolds Eckes, professor emerita of piano from Ohio University of Athens, attended the Grieg...