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The mountains of Senja island in northern Norway

The Best Places to Visit in Northern Norway

Are you planning a trip to Scandinavia? If so, you probably already have a bucket list. But here's my take on some of the best places to visit in northern Norway that may be new to...
View of Skrova island from the Lofoten ferry

The Stunning Svolvær to Skrova Ferry Crossing

Exploring Lofoten? The small island community Skrova is a hidden gem. Best of all is the short yet stunning ferry ride to get there. Come take a closer look! Even if you've been to Lofoten before,...
Bryggen from the water in Bergen, Norway

Bergen Bans Tourist Buses From Historic Centre

City leaders in Bergen are to prohibit tourist buses from several key streets in the historic centre. The bans will be introduced for the busy summer season. Have you ever been to Bergen during the summer?...
Nidaros Cathedral winter

The Most Haunted Places in Norway

Here are nine haunted places in Norway you probably don’t know about but should. Don't read this one alone! Are you someone who finds few words more exciting than “unexplained phenomena”, “tragic circumstances” and “mysterious death”? Or...
The exterior of the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel in Bergen, Norway

Radisson Blu Royal Hotel at Bergen’s Bryggen

Stay in the heart of Bergen in the historic Bryggen neighbourhood at the Radisson Blu Royal. Here's what you can expect from this leading chain hotel in Norway's second city. So many of Life in Norway's...
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...