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Panorama of Reine in Norway's Lofoten islands

Reine, Norway: The Popular Lofoten Destination

When it comes to photogenic destinations, few places can rival Reine, Norway. This Lofoten pearl is a popular draw for photographers and hikers. Here's everything you need to know. The island village of Reine is one...
The Plus forest factory in Norway

The Plus: Norway’s Sustainable Furniture Factory in a Forest

Urban furniture manufacturer Vestre will soon move into what architects Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) claims is the world's most sustainable furniture factory. Come take a closer look. Walking through a Norwegian forest, you might expect to...
The waterfront of Hammerfest in Finnmark, Norway

Hammerfest: The Town of Norway’s High North

There is no bigger town farther north in Norway than Hammerfest. About 8,000 people live in this northern outpost, a number that regularly swells with tourists travelling on the Hurtigruten coastal ferry or on their way...
Ancient rock carvings in Alta, Norway

The Prehistoric Alta Rock Art

If you are passing through Alta in northern Norway, a trip to the World Heritage Rock Art Centre is an absolute must. Here's what to expect at this UNESCO World Heritage Site. This fascinating collection of...
Panorama of Voss in western Norway

Voss: Western Norway’s Outdoor Sports Destination

Nestled in a western Norwegian valley, Voss is an outdoor sports hub for all of Norway. Whether you prefer skiing, hiking or something more extreme, Voss has something for you. If you've ever taken the Oslo...
Panorama of Trondheim city centre, Norway

The History of Trondheim

A city founded by a Viking King, Trondheim is steeped in history. Here is the story of Norway's first capital city, which now stands at more than 1,000 years old. Recent archaeological finds throughout downtown Trondheim...
The new Deichman Bjørvika in Oslo

Oslo’s New Deichman Library

Oslo has a new addition to its growing collection of modern architecture. The new Deichman Library at Bjørvika is another modern building sure to split opinion. Norway has an ambition to create innovative and modern forms...
The exterior of Giske Church near Ålesund in western Norway

Giske: A Historic Archipelago Near Ålesund

Within sight of Ålesund, the Giske archipelago is often missed by tourists. That's a shame, especially for those interested in cultural heritage. Home to many interesting ancient monuments from the Vikings and the Middle Ages, the...
Illustration of the new National Museum in Oslo

Previewing the New National Museum in Oslo

Scheduled to open sometime in 2021, Norway's new National Museum is set to become one of the most important cultural buildings in the Nordic region. Oslo's new National Museum has been on the horizon for some...
The waterfront of Lærdal village in Norway

Lærdal: A Historic Port on the Sognefjord

A former trading port between east and west Norway, the Lærdal of today is a picturesque part of the fjord Norway tourist trail. Lærdal is a Norwegian municipality on the south side of the Sognefjord. Known...