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Harbour in Bergen

Is Bergen the Next Global FinTech Hub?

Known for its maritime past, Bergen's future may be digital. Industry leaders are getting together with the aim of creating a FinTech hub in the city. The purpose of the new association is to help establish...
Bergen Lake

A Weekend in Bergen

You can pack a lot into a weekend trip to Norway's second city. Although Bergen is top of the list for many international travellers coming to Norway, the city is often overlooked by those of us...
Norwegian Air

Two New USA Routes from Bergen

New York and Boston will be closer to Bergen than ever before from the summer of 2017 as Norwegian launch two new long-haul routes. Residents of Bergen will have two new options to reach the USA...
Legal help in Bergen

Legal Help in Bergen

How to find an English speaking lawyer, solicitor or attorney in Bergen. Navigating the Norwegian legal system can be intimidating for a foreigner, no matter how good your language skills. Newcomers can often be in need...
FIB Bergen International Festival

Bergen International Festival 2016

The 2016 edition of the Bergen International Festival gets underway this week. The annual arts and culture festival was established in 1953 and is one of the biggest of its kind in the Nordics. Visitors can...
Midnight in Bergen summer

Major Events in Bergen 2015

I keep my eyes on the major concerts, festivals and other big events happening around Norway so you don’t have to! Whether you're a resident of Bergen or planning a trip, check out this guide to...
Bergen airport entrance

Rebuilding Flesland – Norway’s worst airport

BOOM! If you’re anywhere near Bergen Airport Flesland in the evenings these days, you’ll feel at least one “rumble”. It’s the vibrations from ground being blasted away to make room for a brand new airport terminal,...
Bergen events

Major Events in Bergen 2014

I keep my eyes on the major concerts, festivals and other big events happening around Norway so you don’t have to! Whether you're a resident of Bergen or planning a trip, check out this guide to...
Midnight in Bergen summer

Well-Connected Bergen

For a city which isn’t much larger than Aberdeen or Southampton, Bergen is remarkably well-served by all forms of transport. This is partly, of course, due to its being the second city in a country larger...
Scots in Norway

Bergen Scottish Society

The Bergen Scottish Society aims to promote and celebrate Scottish culture in Norway. It is open to all those who would like to take part in song, dance, ceilidhs and other festivities and activities which we...