It's rare that stockfish--a traditional Norwegian staple with a tradition going back to medieval times--makes the news, but we can count on ThorNews to bring [...]
Watch a short, interesting video that presents the fascinating medieval past of Bergen, Norway.
This monument to Bergen's Hanseatic past has been a museum since 1872.
This is pretty far off the beaten path, to be sure.
My top 10 favorite articles of the year, Nos. 10, 9, 8 and 7.
See old Norway as it was 120 years ago, in amazing detail!
How and why the Hanseatic League eventually gave up its empire of board-stiff fish. Inquiring minds want to know!
The amazing story of how the Hansa people from Germany built a commercial and military empire...out of dried fish.