Norway

Photo: Lauri Rantala – Day trekkers having a break Norway borders Sweden to the east its northernmost region is bordered by Finland to the south and Russia to the east. The United Kingdom and Faroe Islands lie to its west across the North Sea, Iceland and Greenland lie to its west across the Norwegian Sea, and Denmark lies south of its southern tip across the Skagerrak Strait. …

Norway Links

Norway flag Links relate to Norway presented in a somewhat random fashion: Holidays May 17 National Day of Norway (Norwegian Constitution Day) Slow TV Slow TV Headlines Norway’s Bold Plan to Tackle Overtourism The Norwegian art of the packed lunch ‘matpakke’ – BBC Rjukan: The town that needs giants mirrors to see the sun for …

Oslo

Photo: Tore Bustad, Winter Oslo is the capital city of Norway and has a population of 658,390. The city is surrounded by the Marka Forest, a nationally protected area, and the Oslo Fjord, both connected by a number of waterways. Oslo’s approach to conserving its natural areas and restoring its waterway network is just one …

Scandinavia

Photo Scandinavia is a historical and cultural-linguistic region in Northern Europe characterized by a common ethno-cultural Germanic heritage and related languages that includes the three kingdoms of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. Wikipedia: Scandinavia is a region in Northern Europe, with strong historical, cultural and linguistic ties. The majority national languages of the region, and their …

Norwegian Constitution Day

May 17 is Norwegian Constitution Day. Among Norwegians, the day is referred to simply as syttende mai (lit. “seventeenth May”), Nasjonaldagen (The National Day) or Grunnlovsdagen (The Constitution Day), although the latter is less frequent. – Wikipedia Photos Headlines https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/norway-constitution-day-2018-celebrations-ice-cream-children-marches-national-holiday-a8355741.html Wikipedia National Day of Norway (Norwegian Constitution Day) Planeta.com Norway

Roadmap for Sustainable Tourism in Norway

Artwork Peter Prokosch has shared news about the Roadmap for Sustainable Tourism in Norway. Download and read: Tourism Road Map Norway or the Norwegian version: Veikart fra reiselivsnæringen i Norg on the Linking Tourism and Conservation website. Ten tourism- and conservation-related organisations presented at Arendalsuka in Norway. Although the roadmap makes so far no reference to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the …