All posts tagged "norway"

  • Norway’s top ten cities

    Millions of people have voted in TripAdvisor’s “Travelers Choice Awards” for 2014, and these are the ten most popular cities in Norway. 1: Oslo Norway’s capital and largest city is a thousand years old, and has plenty...

    • Posted May 12, 2015
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  • Norwegian Salmon Gravlax with Dill Mustard Sauce

    Norwegian Salmon Gravlax with Dill Mustard Sauce Ingredients: Gravlax Salmon 1 approximately 2 pound Salmon fillet, skin on 3 tablespoons Sea Salt 2 tablespoons organic Sucanat 1 tablespoon Smoked Paprika 1 tablespoon coarsely ground Black Pepper 1...

    • Posted May 12, 2015
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  • List of Famous Norwegians

    Despite being a small country, there are many famous Norwegians worldwide. We have gathered a list of some of them. Maybe you recognize a name, but had no idea they were Norwegian? Magnus Carlsen, Chess World Champion...

    • Posted May 12, 2015
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  • Star Wars: Empire Strikes Back was partly recorded at Finse

    American movie Star Wars: Empire Strikes Back (episode V) was partly recorded at Finse, near the Oslo-Bergen railway, in March 1979. The Finse area appears in the movie as Hoth, the snow & ice planet. Many Norwegians...

    • Posted May 12, 2015
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  • Norwegian Flag Cake For The 17th May

    Norwegian Flag Cake For The 17th May The 17th May is a BIG day in Norway. After the American constitution, ours is the second-oldest constitution in continual force. Not bad for a small country 😉 Anyway, the day is...

    • Posted May 12, 2015
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  • Top 5 Viking experiences in Norway

    Marion Fjelde Larsen, curator of the Lofotr Viking Museum, picks five places in Norway well worth a visit to get that Viking feeling. 1. The Viking Ship Museum, Oslo The Viking Ship Museum is a must-see for anyone...

    • Posted May 12, 2015
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  • Norwegian Flag Cookies for the 17th of May

    Norwegian Flag Cookies for the 17th of May The 17th of May is a pretty big deal in Norway.  Back in 1814 it was the day the constitution was signed thus declaring it an independent nation. Basic...

    • Posted May 12, 2015
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  • Norway is regarded as the birthplace of skiing

    Norway is regarded as the birth place of modern skiing. The word “ski” is Norwegian and simply means “piece of wood” or “cleft piece of wood”. Contrary to English, the word “ski” is not a verb (only...

    • Posted May 12, 2015
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  • Norway has more lakes than Finland aka “The Land of 1,000 Lakes.”

    Although Finland has been named ” The Land of a Thousand Lakes”, Norway’s lakes do in fact  far outnumber Finland’s. About 450,000 (half million) lakes in Norway are identified, compared to the 188,000 lakes in Finland. About...

    • Posted May 12, 2015
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  • Pannekaker – Norwegian Pancakes

    Pannekaker – Norwegian Pancakes Ingredients: 1 1/3 cup all purpose flour 6 large eggs 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon ground cardamom, or lemon zest, whichever you prefer (which obviously means cardamom…) 3 cups whole...

    • Posted May 11, 2015
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