Scandinavian Smørrebrød and Smörgåsbord

Danish smørrebrød (open sandwiches) eaten daily with cutlery are miniature works of art with a near-infinite choice of toppings. Lined up in café windows,...

Scandinavian Herring

Clupea harengus: Herrings are the backbone of Scandinavian fish cookery, and are not endangered at the moment, even if some strains, as in the...
Exporting Norwegian Architecture

Exporting Norwegian Architecture

10 million NOK (USD 1.2 mill) will be used to help Norwegian architects to gain a foothold abroad. The initiative is led by Innovation...

Classical Post Office in Copenhagen will be converted into Luxury Hotel

Norwegian hotel group Nordic Choice Hotels will convert Copenhagen's former central post office into a 25,000 square meter luxury hotel with more than 400...
Sushi in Oslo

Sushi in Oslo

Do you like Salmon sushi and sashimi? Then you should thank the Norwegians, who not only dreamt up the dish but also got the...

One Trip, Two Scandinavian Countries

Just across the border from each other, Värmland in Sweden and Hedmark in Norway, offer the same wonderful open-air escape. Deciding where to go is...
Oslo Goes Pop

Oslo Goes Pop

American Post-War Pop Art is now exhibited at the National Gallery in Oslo. “The Great Graphic Boom” is here defined as the decades following...

Eco-friendly Norwegian Snow Machines

Climate change is ravaging the $12 billion ski industry. Ski resorts all over the world are increasingly turning to expensive snow-making machines as the...
Norwegian Mr. Little Jeans

Norwegian Mr. Little Jeans

The Norwegian-born, now  Los Angeles-based singer, Mr. Little Jeans  is in fact not a mister but techno-pop artist Monica Birkenes. She went from quietly writing...
Exciting Modern Architecture in Lillehammer

Exciting Modern Architecture in Lillehammer

The Norwegian architects Snøhetta has done it again! This time the celebrated architects have created a holistic expression for both the Lillehammer Museum of...

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New Nordic Kitchen

In 2004, six of Scandinavia’s finest chefs came together to devise the New Nordic Kitchen manifesto, emphasizing slow food, local organic produce and foraged...
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