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McDonalds restaurants in Norway

McDonalds Norway Introduces Vegan Menu

Vegan-friendly products are now available from all McDonald’s Norway locations, as the vegan trend gathers pace across the country. Fast-food behemoth McDonald’s has introduced a vegan version of its iconic chicken nuggets throughout Norway. Rather than...
KEiiNO will represent Norway in the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest

Sami-Influenced Song To Eurovision

Supergroup KEiiNO will represent Norway in the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest after winning NRK's Melodi Grand Prix. The song ‘Spirit in the Sky' is part-English and part-Sami. It features both lyrics in Sami and a joik,...
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...
The most popular Norwegian craft beers

All About Norwegian Beer

From the major pilsner producers to the recent craft ale craze, here's our guide to the best Norwegian beer. Norway is a nation of beer drinkers. Pilsner of the style enjoyed in Germany and the Czech...
Amazon has no base in Norway, sadly

Using Amazon in Norway

There is no country-specific Amazon store in Norway, so what are your options for buying goods from the world's biggest online retailer? “Oh that looks good. I'll go and order that now on my phone. It'll...
Norwegian elkhound relaxing in a field

The Norwegian Elkhound

If you’re looking for a beautiful, smart, energetic dog, look no further than the National Dog of Norway. One of the world’s oldest dog breeds, the ancestors of elkhounds have been found buried in Viking burial...
The Scandinavian flags

Should Scandinavia Unite?

Denmark, Norway and Sweden share so much history and culture. Would they do better as one country? ‘Think what a great country we could have been together’, said Norwegian billionaire Petter Stordalen in 2016. The question...
Norway winning at the Oscars

Norway at the Oscars

A look at the performance of the Norwegian film industry on the international stage. With the 91st Academy Award nominations out, Norway’s submission Hva vil folk si (What Will People Say?) has not made it into contention....
A wedding in Norway

How to Get Married in Norway

Dreaming of a fjordside wedding? Here's the rules and regulations about marriage in Norway. Foreign citizens living in Norway can get married in the country – to a Norwegian or to each other. Weddings in Norway are...
Famous women in Norway

Norway Ranks Second for Gender Equality

Norway places second in a new global ranking of gender equality. The new Global Gender Gap Report from the World Economic Forum places Norway second, behind only Iceland. The equality chart addresses the gender equality situation...