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Hygge

Of course an overall arc of happiness can’t be traced back to a single source, but experts agree that a person’s outlook on life can have a significant impact on their perceived happiness. This leads us to the myriad of Scandinavian happy-inducing concepts, including but not limited to: lagom,…

Hytte til Hytte

“Hei,” is something you’ll rarely hear from a random Norwegian, we’re not big on small talk with strangers. But when we’re up in the mountains, the mentality switches completely. Suddenly everyone is very polite and talkative, even chatty. Something about the wide open spaces manages to open up the…

Norwegian Lamb

Norwegian lamb is one of the world’s best and most-underrated ingredients. As the lambs roam wild over the mountains in the summer, their meat is spiced by the raw nature and climate of the Norwegian highlands. The surrounding wilderness transfers a touch of birch, mountain water and clean air…

“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.