After three years of struggle and frustration, it appears Norwegian Air's long battle to obtain a US 'Foreign Air Carrier Permit' for its Irish long-haul subsidiary has succeeded. "We are very pleased that the American authorities have finally given our EU company permission to fly to the United States," CEO Bjørn Kjos told the Dagbladet … [Read more...]
Travel tips and advice on where to go, saving money, and making the most of your travels in Norway.
Discovery’s latest ‘Marooned With Ed Stafford’ episode (that aired in Norway on 24 August 2016 but may be aired later in other countries) was set in Bindal, the southernmost municipality in Nordland, Norway. I’ve lived in Bindal for nearly 8 years now and I can recommend it as the perfect location for a weekend adventure for people living in … [Read more...]
By 2021, the journey time from the town of Ski in Oslo's commuter belt into the city centre will be halved to just 11 minutes. The Follo line is Norway's largest transport project in recent history and will include the construction of the longest railway tunnel in the Nordic countries, and Norway's first twin-tube tunnel. Significant works have … [Read more...]
Perhaps the most modern and international of the Nordic capitals, the city nevertheless retains an authentic Scandinavian flavour: original architecture, idyllic islands and hiking opportunities within easy reach of its walkable centre. Set on numerous islands linked by bridges and boats, Stockholm has several distinct neighbourhoods: The modern … [Read more...]
Known internationally as Oslo's second airport, Moss Airport Rygge is set to close before the end of 2016. The airport serves the substantial population of Østfold and also has been heavily marketed as 'Oslo Rygge' airport by budget carrier Ryanair. The move comes following Ryanair threats to pull out from the airport because of Norway's new … [Read more...]