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Running the Oslo marathon

Oslo Marathon: A Personal Experience

Have you ever considered running a marathon? Here's one Brit's personal experience of participating in the annual Oslo race. With the Oslo marathon just around the corner, I decided to recount my personal experience from last...
New Porsgrunn Church Opening

The New Porsgrunn Church: Modern Architecture Divides Opinion

The new Porsgrunn East Church opens this weekend after the original was destroyed by fire. But its modern design has split opinion among locals of the Telemark town. An increasing number of new churches in Norway...
Green oslo city view

Zero-Emission Construction Work in Oslo

Norway’s capital lives up to its billing as European Green Capital 2019. In 2019, Oslo was awarded the European Green Capital title in recognition of its environmentally friendly achievements and ambitious future targets for green space living...
The new energy positive building in Trondheim, Norway

Trondheim’s New ‘Energy Positive’ Landmark

A landmark new office building in Trondheim will create more energy than it consumes, according to the team behind it. After years of construction, the new Powerhouse Brattørkaia is now officially open in Trondheim, Norway. Minister...
Medieval skeletons grave in Trondheim, Norway

Hundreds Of Medieval Skeletons Found In Trondheim

Archaeologists believe they have both found one of the city's oldest graveyards along with traces of its relocation in the 17th or 18th century. How is it that in the very heart of Trondheim's oldest neighbourhood...
Running at Oslo Opera House

Running in Oslo: Routes and Advice for Locals and Visitors

Find the best running routes in Oslo: from green of Frogner Park to the Akerselva River run. Like any other city, Oslo is a built-up sprawling metropolis. In fact, Norway’s capital is the third-fastest growing city...
The Viking Ship Museum Olso

Inside Oslo’s Viking Ship Museum

The world’s oldest Viking ship is on display at the Viking Ship Museum in Oslo, along with many other artifacts from the era. It's well worth a visit. The Norwegian capital is well-known for its museums....
Winter facts about the polar bear

21 Fascinating Facts About Polar Bears

King in the north! Impress your family and friends with these fun facts about polar bears, a threatened species in the world's northern region. One of the world's most iconic creatures, the awe-inspiring polar bear lives...
Tourism at Norway's Jostedal Glacier

Jostedalsbreen: How To Visit Norway’s Epic Glacier

The largest glacier in continental Europe is retreating fast. Catch this wonder of nature while you still can. In many ways, Jostedalsbreen is the very heart of Norway. The ice cap at the centre of the Norwegian...
Norway's Aurlandsfjord viewed from Stegastein.

Aurlandsfjord: One of Norway’s Most Picturesque Fjords

A narrow branch of the Sognefjord, the stunning Aurlandsfjord is one of Norway's most visited and most photographed fjords. The epic Sognefjord, Norway's longest and deepest, is impossible to miss on a map. It splits the...