Welcome to Norway At Home!

Norwegian Currency

Norwegian currency is used across all of Norway and Svalbard. It is accepted on a random and unofficial basis along the ports and borders in Sweden, Finland, and Denmark. History of the Norwegian Krone This history is intentionally incomplete as changes occur frequently, but hits some highlights. 2012:  The end...

Names for Family Relationships

Want to tell a funny story about that crazy uncle? In talking to and about families in Norway you will, of course, want to use the proper words for family relationships in Norwegian. For example, morfar and farmor are both grandparents, but not at all the same. This is also...

The Science of Northern Lights

The northern lights in Norway is especially remarkable because of the backdrop of scenery. Jagged mountains, seductive seas, and a high probability of a display, especially in Northern Norway. A great deal of what we now know about the science of northern lights actually began in Norway! Scientist Kristian Olaf Bernhard...

Official Flag Flying Days In Norway

The only thing prettier than a picture of Norway, is a picture of Norway with a Norwegian flag flying in it! On a flag day, Norwegian government agencies must comply and residents are also encouraged to participate. The Day of the Sami People is especially colorful because the Sami flag...

Norwegian Christmas Facebook Covers

Christmas is the season for giving! Here are holiday images that you can use for the top cover of your Facebook page. If you have a Titter account, we have Twitter covers, too.  (Instructions below, if you need them.)               Instructions For Changing A Facebook Cover Photo...

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Norwegian Culture and People

Norwegian Culture and People

CULTURE! The Kingdom of Norway has a long and storied past. It is also bright and beautiful now. Learn about the language, money, customs, recipes, and so much more!
Norwegian Regions and Places

Norwegian Regions and Places

REGIONS! Did your grandparents come from Rogaland? Thinking about taking your next vacation in Northern Norway? Learn about the places that make up this great country!
Norwegian-Inspired Gifts

Norwegian-Inspired Gifts

SHOP! From T-shirts and teddy bears to clocks and dog beds, browse the Norway At Home gift shop for yourself, friends, family, business associates, and others. Enjoy!