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Johan Sverdrup oil field at sunset

Johan Sverdrup Oil Field: Norway’s New ATM

This one megaproject in the North Sea is keeping the Norwegian oil industry going. We take a close look at the Johan Sverdrup oil field. Norway’s oil and gas industry has been through some tough times...
Norwegian Max airplane flying to Norway

The Tail-Fin Heroes Of Norwegian Air

We take a closer look at some of the famous faces that adorn the fleet of Norwegian Air jets flying around the world. A Norwegian plane is hard to miss in the skies. Its distinctive red...
Phallic stone in Rollsbo, Sweden

Rock Hard: Phallic Stone Excites Swedes

Archaeologists recently uncovered a phallic standing stone found near Gothenburg. People can’t help but notice a resemblance, but it’s not as big as Norway’s… It’s not often we cover a story from over the border, but...
Smartphone apps to use in Norway

Must-Have Apps for Everyday Life in Norway

Whether you are an iOS or an Android person, apps make everyday life in Norway easier. Here are the ones you should know about. “There's an app for that,” as the saying goes. But it can...
Black Friday shoppers in Norway

Norway Spending Record Smashed on Black Friday

Consumer spending hit new heights in Norway last week as Norwegian shoppers rushed to pick up a Black Friday bargain. Debit and credit cards were used almost 9.3 million times on Friday, according to Norway's payments...
The Norwegian Kvikk Lunsj chocolate bar

Kvikk Lunsj: A Truly Iconic Norwegian Brand

The most popular snack in Norway by a distance is this humble four-finger chocolate-covered wafer. Introducing a true Norwegian icon: Kvikk Lunsj. In such a healthy and active country as Norway, I find it hard to...
Winter driving conditions in Norway

Norway Has World’s Safest Roads

Norway remains top of the pile for road safety in a new international report. Improved vehicles, older drivers and a reduction in average speed are responsible for the drop in fatalities. Driving in Norway is a...
Norwegian 737-800 plane featuring Greta Garbo

Norwegian Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Ålesund

A Norwegian Boeing 737-800 was forced to return to Ålesund after an engine failure minutes after take-off. To say it's been a tough year for Norwegian would be an understatement. With financial problems, engine issues and fleet...
Archive photography from Stryn on the Nordfjord

Norway in 1900: Living by the Nordfjord

These old photos from around the year 1900 reveal what life used to be like living near one of Norway's most famous fjords. Norway's Nordfjord is a popular tourism spot with locals and international visitors. Cruise...
Christmas dinner table in Norway

Christmas Food in Norway

The festive season is upon us once again! Here's what you can expect to be served during the Christmas season in Norway. One of the things that fascinated me most about moving to a new country...