The Norwegian town of Vanse on the Lista peninsula seems the epitome of the American dream – and exposes aspects of that dream for Norwegian immigrants.
Two weather sticks – the medieval “primstav” calendar and the contemporary snow pole, or “brøytestikk” – tell the seasons in Norway pretty effectively.
Summer in Norway is underway, with NRK presenting another take on “slow television” and plenty of the nation’s glorious coastal scenery.
As the Oslo Opera House celebrates its fifth birthday, its maintenance issues highlight the constant shifts between aspiration and effort.
The success of NRK’s “slow television” show on Norwegian wood seems to perplex an American media establishment that is nonetheless gripped by “Nordic cool.”
The book towns of Norway and the United Kingdom suggest possibilities for used books and their sellers in boosting local economies.
The remarkable Hollister family of U.S. children’s literature resurface in a unique Norwegian bookstore.
The Scandinavian mushroom season has begun, with pleasures and perils unfamiliar to urban Americans.
Unusual even for the United States, Norway’s cross-highway Marché Holmestrand restaurant evokes driving nostalgia and current reflection.
NRK’s latest live TV journey, “Telemarkskanalen,” runs shorter than “Hurtigruten” and arrives at a welcome moment for U.S. audiences.
Once English-speaking tourists get past the word, they’ll find “speed” in Norway has other ramifications.
A special Norwegian natural area highlights both the risks and rewards of encountering nature without protections.