Norwegian hospitality around the world

A Norwegian-American student traveling abroad finds that Norwegian hospitality extends beyond borders Petra Hahn Northfield, Minn. In every nook and cranny of this wild world, one can find the warm, welcoming arms of a fellow Norski. As a proud Norwegian-American, who attends St. Olaf College, founded by Norwegian-Americans in 1874, I am blessed to find Scandinavian tradition woven into my everyday life. At St. Olaf, we eat lutefisk dinner the first weekend in December, we celebrate Syttende Mai, we even fly a Norwegian flag right alongside the Stars and Stripes. As much as I adored my blue-eyed, blonde populated college, I ached to explore beyond its Minnesotan borders. I spent this past semester studying i
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