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  • Walt Disney's "Oswald The Lucky Rabbit"
    'Oswald the Lucky Rabbit' Disney lost film recovered after being found in Norway
    A 1927 lost Disney film was located in Norway. The film was the middle section of an Oswald the Lucky Rabbit creation of Walt Disney, before the Mickey Mouse concept arrived.The “Empty Socks” segment was located in the National Library...
  • Oswald the Lucky Rabbit's Lost Film
    Oswald's Lost "Empty Socks" Discovered in Norway
    It is an early Christmas present for fans of animation as well as Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, Walt Disney's first animated star. A lost film featuring the rabbit has turned up in all places Norway.The 1927 film entitled “Empty Socks”...
  • Vigeland Sculpture Park in Oslo, Norway
    Vigeland Sculpture Park in Norway is world's largest of one artist
    Vigeland Sculpture Park featuring about 200 stone and bronze sculptures of human figures created by Gustav Vigelandlies within Frogner Park, a short bus or subway ride west from Oslo’s City Center. Enormous statues reflecting men and women...
  • Nobel Peace Center to recognize Peace Prize recipients Dec. 10
    Nobel Peace Center to recognize Peace Prize recipients Dec. 10
    The Norwegian Nobel Committee announced Oct. 10, 2014 that this year’s Nobel Peace Prize recipients are Kailash Satyarthi of India and Malala Yousafzay of Pakistan. In an annual ceremony that takes place at the Oslo City Hall Dec. 10, the...
  • The stunning Northern Lights ignite Tromso, Norway
    Globetrotting A to Z: Tromso, Norway
    Get thee to the northern lights. If you have to beg, borrow or - well, work three jobs - book a flight to Norway now. It's the ultimate Bucket List getaway.Tromso sits in the middle of the Magnetic North Pole, a zone encircling the North Pole....
  • Munch Museum in Oslo, Norway, presents Edvard Munch's expressionistic art.
    Munch Museum in Oslo, Norway, shares Expressionist art and The Scream
    The life of Edvard Munch (1863-1919), as conveyed through films at the Munch Museum in a suburb of Oslo, Norway, presents a biography in which one can feel the artist’s angst. Several times in his life, one can imagine him being unduly...
  • Celebrating Thor Heyerdahl and the Kontiki on the 100th anniversary of his birth
    Celebrating Thor Heyerdahl and the Kontiki on the 100th anniversary of his birth
    Certain names and adventures can become lost in time until a little travel brings them into a person’s world view. For me, the word Kon-tiki meant a local Florida Keys hotel with Polynesian carvings. But, then I journeyed to Oslo, Norway and...
  • Viking ships in Oslo, Norway
    Viking ships share Norway's history, but puzzles remain
    If one thinks of Norway and its history, the Vikings and Leif Erikson come to mind. That is the extent of what I learned about Norway in grade school. Perhaps, though, the excitinghistorymade it a priority for me to visit the Viking Ship Museum...
  • Akershus Fortress as seen from the waterfront
    Akershus Fortress in Oslo is a must-see for visitors to Norway
    Akershus Castle and Fortress in Norway is a sight to behold from Oslo Harbor and surrounding waterfront communities. Construction began in 1300 and was thought to be completed in 1308 -- but was extended through the 17th century as remodeling into...
  • Visit Oslo, the tourist information center in Oslo, Norway
    Warm up to Oslo, Norway for fun year-round
    Although the movie, "Frozen," may have brought attention to Scandinavian countries and ice and snow, never fear that great adventures abound there year-round. Oslo, the capital of Norway, has a touristinformation bureau ina brand new...
  • Maelstrom has closed at Epcot
    Maelstrom has closed at Epcot
    The popular boat ride Maelstrom has closed at Epcot. The attraction first opened on July 5, 1988, and the final day of operation was October 5, 2014. It was located in the Norway Pavilion, which is part of World Showcase.The ride vehicles for...
  • A voyage to Iceland with the Vikings
    A voyage to Iceland with the Vikings
    SOUTHERN NORWAY, Viken Bay -- It’s 879 A.D., and Hallgerdyur is getting her 19-year-old son Skarphedinn ready for his first (and quite possibly his last) voyage to the New Lands. She packs his clothes and a few toiletries in a little box,...
  • Norwegian announce US expansion more flights to Sweden, Norway
    Norwegian announces US expansion and new flights from LA, Orlando and NY
    Low cost carrier, Norwegian announced today, Sept. 16 via press release, that it is starting service from Orlando, Florida to London Gatwick come April 2015.”We´re happy to announce that we will offer London and Copenhagen as new...
  • Gwen Stefani Meets Elsa And Anna From Disney's "Frozen" At Disneyland
    Disney announces 'Frozen' attraction coming to Epcot, Spring 2016
    When Walt Disney World scheduled a protracted refurb of the Noway Pavilion's Maelstrom ride, guests and fanatics speculated it might be to integrate elements of the latest animated mega-hit "Frozen" into the existing ride. Today,...
  • Simone Zaza celebrating with teammates
    Italy defeats Norway 2-0 to open Euro Cup qualifiers
    Italy opened their 2016 Euro Cup qualifying by defeating Norway 2-0 on Tuesday afternoon in Group H. The Italians are currently being coached by Antonio Conte who led Italian club team Juventus FC to three consecutive titles in Serie A.It was...