British Airways has announced the end of its direct flights from London Heathrow to Bergen and Stavanger. Passengers currently booked on one of these BA flights on or after 29 October have the option of a full refund, rebooking to an alternative flight before the 29 October, or rebooking on a BA flight to/from Oslo. In the case of the latter, additional air or ground transportation costs will … [Read more...]
The Stavanger Blog
The latest news and goings on from Stavanger in south-west Norway.
How to find an English-speaking legal professional in the Stavanger region. Understanding the legal system in Norway can be a confusing, difficult and intimidating experience for expats, no matter how good your Norwegian. Yet new residents are often the ones most in need of legal counsel, for everything from settling immigration claims to understanding real estate law and employment … [Read more...]
From 8-13 May, Stavanger plays host to some of the world's leading jazz musicians. Here's what to expect at MaiJazz 2017. As one of Norway's leading jazz festivals, MaiJazz has a proud history of bringing some of the world's greatest jazz musicians to Stavanger. This year is no exception, with a range of artists spanning the decades and the genres, from classical to contemporary. This year … [Read more...]
Andrew Halseid-Budd is a Norwegian based, English born, photographer living in Stavanger. He specialises in sports photography and recently attended the finals day of the Stavanger Premier League. Yes, cricket in Norway! Having grown up in Britain I got used to seeing games of cricket played in the villages of middle England, but up until recently I'd never seen or heard of the game in Norway. … [Read more...]
Sandnes is a small, quiet yet fully-serviced city a short distance south of Stavanger. The fact that during the weekdays there are trains running from and to Stavanger almost every 15 minutes, and that it takes only 20 minutes to get to Stavanger either by car or by train, makes this city a great alternative for those who like a smaller city or those who do not have the budget to buy something … [Read more...]