Tag: Norway

Lundehund And Elghund – The Dogs Of The Norwegian Vikings

The Norwegian Lundehund and Elghund are two breeds of dogs which originated in Norway and can actually be quite proud of once accompanying the Norwegian Vikings on through their maritime voyages, just like the other sea faring pet choice of the Norsemen, namely the Norwegian forest cats. The Norsk Lundehund (literally meaning ‘Puffin hound’) is…


Kleppmelk – A Norwegian Dish Dating To The Viking Age

Kleppmelk is a traditional Norwegian dish specific mostly to the regions of Trøndelag (central Norway) and Nord-Norge (northern Norway). It is a soup that consists of solid small doughs softened in milk. It is safe to assume that this culinary treat dates to the Viking period as the modern Norwegian word ‘klepp’ was derived from…


10 Absolutely Astonishing Norwegian Fjords You Should See

It is no secret that Norway is home to some of the most sublime natural landscapes on the whole planet. Among these, there are hundreds of absolutely astonishing and breathtaking fjords scattered all along the country’s coastline, from Lapland to Oslo. In a nutshell, a fjord is a long, narrow, and deep ocean/sea arm that…


Could This Be World’s Most Spectacular Football Stadium?

On a picturesque island from the north of Norway there lies a spectacular football stadium. In the small Norwegian fishing village of Henningsvær which is situated on the southern coast of the island of Austvågøy, Lofoten, Nordland, the local football stadium overlooks a majestic natural landscape formed by tall mountains and the nearby waters of…


New Viking Village In Norway To Become Reality As 2017 Progresses

The picturesque UNESCO Norwegian Nærøyfjord area in the municipality of Aurland in Sogn og Fjordane county, Western Norway will see Njardarheimr Viking Village steadily becoming a reality as 2017 progresses. A popular touristic destination for ship cruises in Scandinavia, the village of Gudvangen from the same fjord will be soon home to a small reconstructed…