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Hygge in London

Scandinavian concepts of coziness (lagom, koselig) have made a big splash on the international scene in recent years. The Danish concept of ‘hygge’ (pronounced HOO-gah) has become the biggest by far, especially in the UK. English books about “hygge” have nearly created their own genre; Meik Wiking’s Little Book…

A Scandinavian Credo


Act I: Setting the Scene
In literature, the first act is traditionally where all the major characters of the story, the world they live in, and their central conflict are introduced. The writer has the freedom to create any setting and reality that they so wish; the logic and…

Moments at Maaemo

Maaemo is an old Norse word meaning Mother Earth. The restaurant builds a culinary narrative around the clean, bright flavors of Norway. If you find yourself short on time when visiting Oslo, a visit to Maaemo is the perfect way to taste the whole country.

Esben Holmboe Bang, a Danish…

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

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.