When the temperatures fall and the light fades, staying in and bundling up feels natural. In the parts of the world that are blanketed with snow for most of the year, residents know how to utilize time outside in the cold winter months. Outdoor living is such a large part of the Nordic culture,… More Embracing Friluftsliv
This year the wonderful traditional Syttende Mai celebrations in Norway and here in the United States are cancelled due to the Corona Virus pandemic. But Syttende Mai is about the history of Norway and lack of celebration is part of that history. During World War II when the Germans occupied Norway from April 9, 1940… More Not Your Grandma’s Syttende Mai
. . . and Sven and Lars. The top baby names in Scandinavia for 2018 doesn’t have an Ole or Lena in the bunch. Still want a popular Scandinavian name for your offspring? Here they are by country: Iceland Girls Hekla Embla Anna Emilía Alexandra Bríet Júlía Sara Andrea Freyja … More Move over Ole and Lena . . .