Recent archaeological finds are helping us all to understand what life in Trondheim used to be like, and just how important the church was to the community. This article was first published in the September-October 2017 issue of The List, Trondheim's English language magazine, and republished here with permission. You can’t have missed the excavation work taking place in central Trondheim … [Read more...]
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Explore Norway beyond the cities and the fjords with these series of articles from our travels around the country. Plus, we cover the latest travel news relevant for those of us living in Norway.
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The southern coastline of Norway is blessed with picturesque towns and filling villages around every corner. Southern Norway is almost unknown by international visitors, bar the odd cruise ship that docks at Kristiansand on its way to the fjords. But Norwegians know southern Norway as one of the country's best-kept secrets. In the summer, the climate is the best in the country and locals love … [Read more...]
The world's largest indoor winter sports facility is coming to the Oslo region in 2019. Norway's connection with skiing is impossible to miss. The national obsession during the winter, skiing seems to be the first love of every Norwegian. Yet despite popular belief, not all of Norway is covered with feet of snow for six months of the year. Snow conditions around Oslo can be infuriatingly … [Read more...]
The growing street football tournament gets underway in Oslo next week. The 2017 Homeless World Cup that kicks off in Oslo next week is set to become the tournament yet. 100,000 fans are expected to attend the games in person, with an anticipated worldwide live streaming audience of more than three million. The Homeless World Cup is an annual football tournament organized by the Homeless World … [Read more...]
One of Europe's coffee hotspots is about to get its first coffee festival. Organized by Kaffikaze, the creative agency responsible for the last three AeroPress competitions in Norway, the festival takes place at the Vulkan Arena, near Mathallen, on Saturday 30th September, 2017. The day is split into two halves. A "taste and learn" theme during the day, followed by a "social and party" evening … [Read more...]