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Norway-Russia border map from above

Russia Flaunts Increased Military Strength on Norway Border

A new mobile surface-to-air missile system adapted for cold temperatures has been unveiled by the Russian Armed Forces. It follows the test of another missile system capable of reaching three Nordic air bases. The Tor-M2DT surface-to-air...
Range of engineer jobs in Norway

Engineering Jobs in Norway

Norway continues to improve its infrastructure. Professional problem-solvers are needed in all engineering disciplines. As Norway begins to push hard into wind power, Norway’s oil and gas industry continues operating along with its substantial hydropower industry....
Viking warriors in the water

Fun Facts About The Vikings

Browse these Viking facts to learn something new about some of history's most famous people. Modern TV shows have shot the popularity of the time off the charts. But how much do you really know about...
Checking credit ratings in Norway

How To Check Your Credit Rating

Personal financial health is an important element of a happy life in Norway. Here's how and why you should stay on top of your credit rating with a free credit report. If you've ever taken a...
Best Norwegian bunads

The Norwegian Bunad

The colourful Norwegian folk dress has gained in popularity in recent years. We take a look at the history and the detail of the designs. A bunad is a traditional folk costume that you find all...
How taxation works for Americans in Norway

Tax for Americans in Norway

Americans living in Norway are subject to additional bureaucracy from their homeland. As a general principle, once you are deemed ‘tax resident' in Norway you pay income tax on your worldwide income to Norway. ‘Tax residency'...
The prison system in Norway

Prisons in Norway: Inside a Norwegian Jail

An in-depth look at the Norwegian prison system, which is known around the world for its focus on rehabilitation and its low reoffending rates. Like many social institutions in the country, Norway’s prison system has been...
A woman watching football on TV in Norway

How to Watch Football in Norway

Find out which TV channels in Norway have the rights to show football tournaments from around the world. The 2018/19 football season has seen quite a lot of changes as to which football competitions are available...
An Oppdal ski weekend

A Weekend in Oppdal

Oppdal is central Norway's largest alpine ski resort, but is an interesting option for an active break year-round. Norwegians are known for their love of cross-country skiing, and nowhere is this more true than in Trøndelag,...
Relaxing koselig Norway

App Review: Learn Norwegian with Memrise

This free-to-use smartphone app is a great companion when revising Norwegian lessons. Part of our series on how to learn Norwegian. A few weeks ago we looked at the Duolingo app for learning Norwegian. This time...