Under is a new dining concept in Norway

Underwater Dining in Norway

Europe's first underwater restaurant is now open on Norway's wild North Atlantic coastline. Looking for a restaurant with a difference? Two entrepreneurs and one leading design agency have just the thing for you. Welcome to Under. Located...
Norway's new Vy brand

NSB & Netbuss Rebrand to Vy

Norway's long-distance bus and train companies are uniting a new brand, Vy, but not everyone is happy about it. The NSB Group operates rail and bus services in Norway and Sweden including Norway’s largest bus company,...
McDonalds restaurants in Norway

McDonalds Norway Introduces Vegan Menu

Vegan-friendly products are now available from all McDonald’s Norway locations, as the vegan trend gathers pace across the country. Fast-food behemoth McDonald’s has introduced a vegan version of its iconic chicken nuggets throughout Norway. Rather than...
Interview with Anna Lena Ekeblad from Barents Expeditions

23: Adventure Tourism in Svalbard

Life in Norway Show Episode 23: Long-term Longyearbyen resident and tour guide Anna Lena Ekeblad talks adventure tourism in Svalbard on a scenic drive around the settlement. After more than seven years in Norway, I finally...
Norwegian Max airplane flying to Norway

Norwegian Grounds 18 Planes

Following recommendations from the European aviation authorities, Norwegian has temporarily grounded its 18 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. The move follows last weekend's air disaster in Ethiopia, which involved a MAX 8 aircraft. The cause has...
Longyearbyen town on Svalbard

A Tour of Longyearbyen

Up here in the High Arctic, the 2,300 residents of Longyearbyen share their home with polar bears and go without sunlight for five months of the year. I'm just back from five days in Longyearbyen, the...

Norway Fund Dumps Oil Exploration Stocks

Oil helped Norway build up a massive one trillion dollar investment fund. Now the fund is dumping oil stocks. The world’s largest sovereign wealth fund, which manages one trillion dollars of Norway’s assets largely generated from...
The spectacular setting of Funken Lodge in Longyearbyen

Funken Lodge, Longyearbyen

A comfortable accommodation choice with a touch of luxury in the world's northernmost town. When staying in Svalbard, comfortable accommodation is a must. Temperatures outside the summer season can be bitterly cold and after a day...
Life in Norway Show Episode 22: Interview with Pame from the Pame Koselig Youtube channel

22: From Mexico to Norway

Life in Norway Show Episode 22: Meet Mexican YouTuber Pame who has lived in Norway for seven years and runs a popular YouTube channel all about her experiences in the land of the Vikings. There are...
KEiiNO will represent Norway in the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest

Sami-Influenced Song To Eurovision

Supergroup KEiiNO will represent Norway in the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest after winning NRK's Melodi Grand Prix. The song ‘Spirit in the Sky' is part-English and part-Sami. It features both lyrics in Sami and a joik,...