As we ring in the New Year, let’s take a look at some of our favorite Viking magazine articles from 2018.

Inside Ålesund

In the November issue we share the charming Art Noveau-inspired town of Ålesund. Spread across several islands, Ålesund provides an easy access to fjords, mountains and the coast.

Members can access the full article here.

The King’s Defiance

Featured in the September issue, the article dives deep into King Haakon VII’s wild escape from Oslo and his refusal to surrender to Nazi forces.

Members can access the full article here.

Savor the Sea

July issue featured Scandinavian author, photographer and blogger Katrín Björk. Members raved about the delicious recipes, especially the fried cod with baked root vegetable crisps.

Members can access the full article here.

Bunads, Adorned

Each detail and accessory on a bunad tells a different story about national and personal identity. The article in the May issue provides details on how to differentiate one bunad from another, how to clean your bunad and what each piece of silver signifies.

Members can access the full article here.

Exploring Tromso

The March issue shares arctic-lovers’ dream destination, Tromsø. The small Norwegian town is one of the best places in the world to see the northern lights and humpback whales.

Members can access the full article here.

Miracle at Dunkirk

Norwegian Merchant Navy Captain Ansgar M. Fredhjem and his crew on M/S Hird played a major role in the biggest evacuation in military history. Featured in the March issue, you’ll learn about how the Hird ship survived multiple attacks and still made a trip across the Atlantic.

Members can access the full article here.

Finding the Faroe Islands

A visit to the Faroe Islands is considered to be a thrilling and unique experience. Featured in the January issue, you’ll be enticed by the history, musical traditions and the Nordic cuisine that the islands have to offer.

Members can access the full article here.

From recipes to bunads and historical stories, 2018 was a great year for Viking. We’re excited to share what is in store for 2019!

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