The Easter Tree Tradition

The beginning of spring means it is time to make your Easter Tree or Påskris – a popular tradition in Sweden. In the markets of Sweden you will see buckets and baskets filled with colorful feathers and ribbons for Påskris. The ribbons are tied to twigs and placed in a container. Much like a Christmas… More The Easter Tree Tradition

Soria Moria Castle: The Eternal Search For Happiness

Written by Peter Christen Asbjørnsen and Jørgen Moe for their classic book Norske Folkeeventyr, Soria Moria Castle (Soria Moria slott) is perhaps one of the best known Norwegian folktales. (Asbjørnsen and Moe were publishing folktales in the late 1830s and early 1840s.)  It is the story of a journey to Soria Moria Castle and his… More Soria Moria Castle: The Eternal Search For Happiness