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THE DRIVE to Taos Pueblo past the Rio Grande

Today’s houses and buildings, including hotels, are built to be earth-friendly. But the Rosewood Inn of the Anasazi in Sante Fe, New Mexico, in the US, has been green for the past 24 years.

Posted: June 21st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Travel | Read More »

Ex-honorary consul of Norway feted


Ambassador Knut Solem of Norway was in Cebu recently to decorate Sabino Dapat with the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit. Dapat, Ben to family and close friends, is the former honorary consul of Norway in Cebu.

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Giant mirrors bring winter sun to Norwegian village

Three giant mirrors erected on the mountainside above Rjukan, Norway, reflect sunshine towards the center of the town, on October 18. AFP

Residents of a remote village nestled in a steep-sided valley in southern Norway are about to enjoy winter sunlight for the first time ever thanks to giant mirrors.

Posted: October 28th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

The witches at the ‘Gates of Hell’: Norway’s darkest hour


Four centuries ago in the remote Norwegian Arctic, a region known as the “Gates of Hell” for its harsh climes, dozens of women were prosecuted for witchcraft and killed.

Posted: July 6th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Norwegian father of ‘The Scream’ finally recognized at home

A man takes a photo of the painting 'Puberty', part of "Munch 150", an exhibition of a large number of works by Norwegian artist Edvard Munch, to celebrate the upcoming 150th anniversary of his birth, at a preview, in Oslo, Norway, Friday May 31, 2013. The exhibition is said to be the most comprehensive collection of his works ever. AP

Long neglected at home, Edvard Munch is finally to get his due as Norway honors one of its greatest artists with the most comprehensive retrospective ever to mark the 150th anniversary of his birth.

Posted: June 1st, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »