Norway Links

Norway flag What would locals like visitors to know about Norway? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HolidaysMay 17 National Day of Norway (Norwegian Constitution Day) HeadlinesNorway’s trillion-dollar wealth fund sold the last of its investments in fossil fuel companiesNorway’s Bold Plan to Tackle OvertourismThe Norwegian art of the packed lunch ‘matpakke’ – …

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: Dick Rochester, Sunset 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. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/Tf6opMK9MnUZfoAx8 Elsewhere on the Webmoomin.com/en Embedded Tweets WikipediaScandinavia Planeta.com

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. …

Norwegian Constitution Day

Norway flag 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 …