Author: Victoria Hofmo

Victoria Hofmo
Victoria Hofmo was born, raised, and still lives in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, the historical heart of Norwegian New York. She is 3/4 Scandinavian: 1/2 Norwegian and 1/4 Danish/Swedish. Self-employed, she runs an out-of-school-time program that articulates learning through the arts. Hofmo is an advocate for arts and culture, education, and the preservation of the built and natural environment of her hometown, with a love for most things Scandinavian.

The teachers’ resistance

Victoria Hofmo reviews the documentary The Teachers’ Resistance, commemorating Norwegian teachers’ refusal to teach Nazi propaganda in WW II.

A Baltic pearl

The Danish isle of Bornholm, nestled between Sweden and Denmark in the Baltic Sea, is a pearl of Nordic delights, from history to famously fine cuisine.

Skagen, Denmark

Known for its unique light, Skagen, situated at Denmark’s northernmost point, is a town rich with history and beauty.

Faroe Islands

The fairy-tale Faroe Islands

Victoria Hofmo offers a virtual introduction to the mystical Faroe Islands, a must-see for any Nordic enthusiast, whether online or in person.

Summer recreation

Out in the open air

Victoria Hofmo has some creative suggestions on how to recreate summer recreation in the age of coronavirus, drawing on Norway’s “friluftslivet.”