Boat in Helsinki flying the Finnish flag

Helsinki Calling: New Direct Route from Trondheim

Finnair and Widerøe have teamed up to launch a new direct flight linking central Norway and the capital of Finland. Getting to Helsinki from Trondheim used to be a real pain. I know, as I've had...
Child watching Norwegian TV

Norway’s New TV Tax

As part of a new media strategy, the Norwegian government announces a change in the funding model for state broadcaster NRK. The Norwegian TV license that funds state broadcaster NRK is to be scrapped. Instead, Norwegian...
Ben Vidmar grows food on Svalbard

25: Growing Food on Svalbard

Life in Norway Show Episode 25: American chef Ben Vidmar is so passionate about food that he's trying to grow his own in the world's northernmost community. On my recent trip to Svalbard I met so...
View over Svalbard from SAS plane

Flying To Svalbard

Norway's Arctic archipelago can be reached easily thanks to the world’s northernmost airport that receives scheduled flights. A visit to Svalbard tops the bucket list of many travellers around the world – and with very good...
Norway v Sweden in Euro 2020 qualifier

Norway 3 Sweden 3: Dramatic Finish In Oslo

A last-gasp goal from Ola Kamara rescued a point for Norway against their rivals, moments after Sweden thought they’d stolen the win with a late goal of their own. Norway’s Swedish manager Lars Lagerbäck thought he’d...
Christening of the Viking Sky cruise ship in Tromsø, Norway

How Did It Happen? Norway Begins Viking Sky Investigation

The Viking Sky made it to shore after a remarkable rescue operation that captivated the world. Now, it's time to ask questions. Following the daring rescue of nearly 500 passengers from the stranded Viking Sky and...
Viking Sky cruise ship rescue operation

Astonishing Videos from the Viking Sky

Footage taken by passengers and shared on social media shows the horrifying conditions on the stranded cruise ship and during the rescue. The incredible story of a cruise liner stranded in the ocean during high winds...
Polar bears are among the wildlife in Svalbard, Norway

The Remarkable Winter Wildlife of Svalbard

Meet some of the animals and birdlife that call the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard home. I went to Svalbard last month primarily for the landscapes and to meet the people. But it was some of the...
Working aboard the Hurtigruten in Norway

24: Behind the Scenes on Hurtigruten

Life in Norway Show Episode 24: We go behind the scenes on the MS Vesterålen to meet some of the people who work for Hurtigruten. Norway's Hurtigruten famously offers guests a memorable 12-day cruise up and...
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...