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Stavanger harbour on a sunny day

11 Interesting Facts About Stavanger

How much do you know about Norway's fourth biggest city? Learn something new with these 11 interesting facts about Stavanger in southwest Norway. Are you planning a trip to Stavanger, or do you have a burning...
Bergen and Stavanger in Norway

How to Travel From Bergen to Stavanger

Plane, ferry, train, coach, car: Here are your best options for travelling between Stavanger and Bergen. Travel planning notebooks at the ready! The Norwegian cities Bergen and Stavanger are two of Scandinavia’s top tourist destinations, attracting...
A new electric passenger ferry in Norway's Oslofjord

All-Electric Ferries Coming to Oslo

Passenger ferries are an important part of the Norwegian capital’s transport system. From 2021, they will be battery-powered. Five new electric passenger ferries will debut in the Oslofjord from 2021, as the electrification of the city’s...
Oslo Business District

Jobs In Oslo: How to Find Work in Norway’s Capital

Finding jobs in Oslo can be a real challenge for English-speakers who haven't yet mastered Norwegian. Here's our guide for new arrivals. For many foreigners hoping to work in Norway, Oslo is their first port of...
The view from the top of Mount Fløyen in Bergen, Norway

Fløibanen: Riding Bergen’s Funicular Railway

For one of Bergen's most iconic views, take the funicular railway up to the top of Mount Fløyen. Here's everything you need to know about Fløibanen, one of Bergen's biggest tourist attractions. It's hard to read...
Norway map from above

A New Map of Norway: Meet Norway’s New Counties

In a comprehensive administrative reorganisation, Norway's 19 counties have become 11. Meet Norway's new regional map, as of January 2020. Norway’s parliament has implemented the country's most comprehensive administrative reform since 1662. In a process that...
Sunshine in Bergen, Norway

The Weather in Bergen, Norway

The photos always show the sun shining, but Bergen has a reputation as one of Europe's wettest cities. Let's take a look at the truth about Bergen's climate and what you can expect once you're there....
Snowmobile tour on Svalbard, Norway

Norway Authorities to Crack Down on Svalbard Tour Guides

As Svalbard reaches peak tourism, the Norwegian government wants to introduce new regulations for tour guides. This is to ensure only those who have the proper knowledge of the unique environment can work. The tourism industry...
An individual grave from the Kjøpmannsgata cemetery

Unexpected Cemetery Found in Central Trondheim

During the archaeological excavations in Kjøpmannsgata in the summer, somewhat unexpected traces of a large cemetery from the Middle Ages appeared. Throughout 2019, excavation work has been taking place in connection with new construction projects in...
The Mathallen food hall in Oslo, Norway

Cool Places in Oslo: A Hipster Guide

Explore Oslo's cool and quirky side with this guide to places to visit on the city’s flourishing hipster scene. In Oslo, there is always something new being built, and a day never passes when you don’t...