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A sunset in the Oslofjord, Norway

Discover The Oslofjord

It doesn't have the picturesque narrow and steep sides of the west Norwegian fjords. But nevertheless, the Oslofjord offers plenty of things to see and do. Norway's Oslofjord region is easily the country's most populous area....
Bergen's Bryggen in the rain

Things To Do In Bergen When It Rains

Don't let rainfall ruin your Norwegian adventure. Here are some ideas for what to do in Norway's second city when the sky darkens and the rain falls. Take a close look at the photos of Bergen...
Proposed Arctic Visitor Centre in Svalbard

The Arc: Svalbard’s Proposed New Visitor Centre

The design for a proposed visitor centre for Svalbard has been unveiled. Take a closer look at “The Arc”… Svalbard is a place like nowhere else. The Global Seed Vault and the Arctic World Archive hold fascinating stories,...
Bleik Beach on Andøya in Norway

Andenes & The Island of Andøya

The small town Andenes lies at the windswept northern tip of Anydøya on Norway's Vesterålen islands. Here's everything you need to know about this remote community in northern Norway. During my research for Moon Norway, I...
Historical Bergen wharf

The History of Bergen

From a Viking trading city called Bjørgvin to the modern city we know today, Bergen's history is a fascinating one. Modern Bergen is known as the gateway to the fjords and is an important economic centre...
Oslo T-Bane network

Public Transport in Oslo

With trains, buses, trams and a metro system, Oslo residents and visitors are spoilt for choice with options for getting around the city. Oslo city centre is compact and much of it can be navigated on...
Reflections from Oslo Opera House

Oslo Opera House: A Modern Scandinavian Masterpiece

It's barely 10 years old but is already one of Norway's most famous modern buildings. Here's everything you need to know about Oslo Opera House. To many, Scandinavian design means simplicity, minimalism and functionality. A certain...
Oslo's Holmenkollen in the winter

Oslo in the Winter: Things To Do, What To Expect & What To Pack

There are far fewer tourists in the Norwegian capital during the winter, yet there's still plenty to do. Here's our complete guide to Oslo in the winter, whether you're visiting or a new resident. Cheaper flights...
The Twist Bridge in Norway

The Twist: More Than Just A Bridge

Norway's experimentation with modern architecture continues. This bridge doubles as an art gallery in Norway's largest sculpture park. ‘The Twist’ spans the Randselva river at the Kistefos Museum and Sculpture Park In Jevnaker. The park is...
A football match at Viking Stadion in Stavanger

Stavanger’s Viking Stadion: The Home of Viking FK

Viking Stadium in Stavanger has been the home to Viking football since it opened in 2004. Here is everything you need to know if you’re planning to visit the stadium. We hear from plenty of non-Norwegian...