The Hanseatic Museum celebrates the lives of German merchants who once used the building to trade stockfish and grains while a separate building just a few minutes walk away, the Schøtstuene, served as a multipurpose meeting point wherein the merchants ate, held meetings and even partied. One ticket gains you entrance to both, so there’s no point in not taking advantage.
The museum was home to the Hanseatic League, a group of merchants who created what was once essentially the center of commercial activity in Norway. The League was formed in 1350 and controlled the commercial trading market in the region through 1750. The museum still showcases the building’s interior from 1704, the only one on Bryggen to retain its aesthetics. Inside you’ll find exhibits detailing the weaponry, furnishinsg and other equipment central to the trade during this time.
While small, the museum contains a significant amount of information regarding how the merchants and their families went about their jobs on a day-to-day basis and how their efforts helped shaped the local economy for the ensuing years. It’s highly informative and the staff on hand is happy to answer questions. If you visit outside of Norway’s warmer months, be prepared to dress warmly as the temperature inside doesn’t seem to be well regulated.
Otherwise, The Hanseatic Museum and the accompanying Schøtstuene is a fantastic peek into one of the most important aspects of Norway and, specifically, Bergen’s history.
ONCE THE FINAL MEETING WRAPS and the last contract is signed and sealed with a handshake, what’s next? Do you catch a flight back home or do you take advantage of the destination? If your next business trip is to Italy, we suggest adding a few more days to explore the country’s most amazing hot spots. Make time for more than a mouthwater- ing Italian meal in these three cities.
Bike helmets are designed to sae your life in an accident, but, let’s be honest, they’re not typically built with fashion in mind. Maybe that’s part of the reason more than 97 percent of all fatal bicycle accidents involved riders without them. Enter the Park & Diamond Foldable Bike Helmet, the first of its kind that is both functional and looks great while wearing it.
It may have seemed unconventional just a few years ago, but one of the best ways nowadays to get your brand noticed is to build a strong social media presence around it. That’s exactly what Daydreamer did on Instagram, showcasing moody, indie models rocking its graphic tees and tanks.
Beyond being a major hub in the global transportation network, Hartsfield-Jackson is also proud to be a major hub for exciting, high-quality retail options through our award-winning concessions program, ATL Skypointe.
They say if you want something done right, you should do it yourself. In this instance, they are probably not referring to Christmas trees, but it cannot hurt to try and chop one down at least once in your life. How hard can it be? It really varies, depending on the situation. There some things to prepare for and tips to remember when cutting down your own Christmas tree.