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Norway border control quarantine concept

Coronavirus in Norway: The Latest News on the COVID-19 Outbreak

UPDATED 25 MAY: Norway now has a timetable for lifting the various coronavirus restrictions but widespread testing has been ruled out. Travel restrictions remain in place and could last until August 20. Here's what you need...
The new staircase at the Vøringsfossen waterfall in Norway

Norway’s Roadside Architecture Attractions Opening In 2020

Despite travel restrictions, many of Norway's roadside architecture projects are continuing as planned. Here are the best of those opening in 2020. Plans for Norway's summer of domestic tourism are well underway. I know many of...
Alesund Norway city centre

Ålesund: Things To Do In Norway’s Most Beautiful City

Ålesund, Norway: Travel guide to one of the country's most unique towns. See fairytale architecture in a remarkable natural setting on the coastline of Norway. If you're looking for something truly different on your next trip...
Christian dove symbolising pinse

Pinse: A Public Holiday in Norway

If you're a native English speaker, you'll know it as pentecost or whitsun. Here in Norway, it's pinse. But what exactly is it? Let's look at the meaning of this public holiday in Norway. Pinse is...
Mountain hiker in Norway on Ascension Day

Ascension Day: A Public Holiday in Norway

Kristi himmelfartsdag is a public holiday in Norway. Here's what you need to know about the day known internationally as Ascension Day. Ascension Day a christian-based holiday celebrated around the world. While Norway split church from state...
Buildings and flowers in Ålesund, Norway, in the summer

Nordic Choice Hotels Launch Unlimited Nights Pass For Summer

The great ‘Norgesferie' is almost upon us. Those of us spending our summer holiday in Norway can benefit from a great deal from Nordic Choice Hotels. In a typical summer, many Norwegians flock to ‘syden' for...
Nordkapp in Norway during sunset

Most Norway Travel Restrictions To Remain In Place Over Summer

Were you hoping to visit Norway this summer? Norway's border closure has just been extended into August, with some exceptions. My inbox has been jam-packed with emails from people from all over the world hoping to...
Close-up of a Scandinavian runestone in Sweden

Scandinavian Runestones: Viking History in Plain Sight

Discover the most impressive runestones from the Viking Age and even earlier. This historic form of writing can be seen all across Scandinavia to this day. The recent discovery of several Viking ship graves in Norway...
Flag at home on Norway National Day

May 17: How to Celebrate Norway’s National Day From Home

Coronavirus restrictions mean this year's Constitution Day will be vastly different from normal. But that doesn't mean you can't celebrate! If there's any image that sums up Norway's Constitution Day it's Oslo's Karl Johans gate filled...
Norwegian flag on Stortinget in Oslo

Norway’s Liberation Day

The 8th of May is Liberation Day, marking the end of Norway’s occupation during World War II. We take a look back at what happened, and how the day is marked today. Liberation Day, known in...