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Biofuel Blend Required for Airlines in Norway

From January 2020, aviation fuel suppliers in Norway must blend 0.5% biofuel into their jet fuel. The new practise will meet new legislation in Norway. The government hopes the policy will increase supply and demand, and...
A beach and mountains in Northern Norway

Could Tax-Haven Status Save Northern Norway?

The population of Norway continues to increase, but it's a totally different story in the north. Could tax haven status save the north from serious population and economic decline? Earlier this year, we wrote about the...
Lantern slide of Geiranger, Norway, circa 1900

Norway in 1900: Amazing Souvenir Lantern Slides

Step back in time more than 100 years with this collection of hand-tinted lantern slides. They capture some of the most popular tourist destinations in Norway, and how different they look! If you want to see...
New Norwegian banknote series

Meet Norway’s New Banknotes

Launched this month, the new 1,000 krone note completes the series of Norway’s all-new banknotes. Cash might be on its way out, but Norway still makes an effort! Use of cash, and high value notes in...
SAS planes at Oslo Airport in Norway

SAS: Environmental Fees Can Increase Emissions

Fuel tankering is a practice whereby airlines fill the aircraft with more fuel than necessary. This avoids buying more expensive fuel later, but leads to large, unnecessary greenhouse gas emissions. A Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) spokesperson has...
A sunset in the Oslofjord, Norway

Discover The Oslofjord

It doesn't have the picturesque narrow and steep sides of the west Norwegian fjords. But nevertheless, the Oslofjord offers plenty of things to see and do. Norway's Oslofjord region is easily the country's most populous area....
Norwegian Air plane taking off in Norway

Norwegian Launch Seven New Routes From Norway

After a year of cuts, Norwegian is finally investing in its home market. The carrier announces 16 new direct routes from Scandinavia, seven of them from Norway. 2019 has been a year of change like no...
A Viking grave illustration

A Viking Grave Mystery in Norway

Archaeologists have uncovered a viking grave with two bodies in two boats, buried one hundred years apart. Who were they, and why were they buried together? The unusual discovery at Vinjeøra in central Norway has been...
Bergen's Bryggen in the rain

Things To Do In Bergen When It Rains

Don't let rainfall ruin your Norwegian adventure. Here are some ideas for what to do in Norway's second city when the sky darkens and the rain falls. Take a close look at the photos of Bergen...
Equinor Oil Platform on the Troll Field in Norway

Norway’s Equinor Makes New Oil Discovery in North Sea

There's life in the Norwegian oil and gas industry yet, as Equinor announces a big discovery in a mature area of the Norwegian Continental Shelf. Is there more life yet in Norway's oil story? Most stories...