17.mai 2019 in London

The Norwegian National Day 17th of may is fast approaching. Here is what is happening in London. If you know of a UK event, please share by leaving a comment below. Hipp Hipp Hurra for 17.mai! The Norwegian Seaman's Church in London will be having a all day celebration starting with a celebration mass at 11am, followed by coffee and waffles in the beautiful St. Olav’s Square outside the church...

Iglo+Indi is closing down

Iglo+Indi First mentioned here on the blog in 2011, the Icelandic brand Iglo Kids Clothing was founded by the talented designer Helga Olafsdóttir and her friend Lovisa Olafsdottir back in 2008. The founder and head designer, Helga, had studied fashion in Copenhagen, London and Milan, before working on the very first clothing line for the Danish fashion brand Ilse Jacobsen. She also worked as a...

Best shopping in Copenhagen

Copenhagen, Denmark. Photo by Max Adulyanukosol on Unsplash Besides the colourful port of Nyhavn, the amusing Tivoli Gardens, the bicycling and experiencing 'hygge' first hand, Copenhagen is a destination in itself for excellent shopping. From vintage and minimaslistic design to independent and high end luxury fashion brands, all within walking distance in the quaint Nordic capital. However,...

Nordic Interior Design Trends for 2019

Muted grey has been popular in the Nordics but recently, warmer tones have begun to enter the minimalistic landscape. Tactility, imperfection and a pale flush of colour is regarded to be the main interior design trends for 2019. Read on! As with fashion, the trend for the home is a clear nudge towards the 70's with hues of warm browns. The trend for the home is hues of warm brown. Ferm Living...

10 Ways to Celebrate a Norwegian Easter

A Norwegian Easter equals going to the mountain and staying in a hytte. This hytte in Geilo was actually available to rent for Easter 2019 when this post was published, on airbnb. The Norwegian Easter is a mix of traditions and religions. But there are a few rules on what defines a Norwegian Easter celebration in particular. We've shared our highlights below, read on! It's all about the chicken...

This Valentine, love Yourself!

Photo: Element 5 digital / Unsplash Valentine's Day puts the emphasis on love for someone special in your life. We all know it is a day to celebrate someone we love, a partner. But have you ever considered that you could celebrate yourself a little too? In-between juggling careers, home, family and friends, it's easy to forget oneself. When the day starts with the...