Reine in the picturesque Lofoten Islands of Norway

The Lofoten Islands

With dramatic, imposing beauty everywhere you look, Norway's Lofoten islands are like nowhere else on earth. Let's take a closer look. High above the Arctic Circle, Lofoten is a place where mother nature reminds you who's...
Eagle street art in Bodø, Norway

Exploring the Street Art of Bodø

A walking of Bodø's surprising amount of urban artwork. If there’s one thing you can’t help noticing, it’s that street art is a thing in Bodø. Why? Well, in 2015 Bodø was home to the UpNorth...
Skagsanden beach in Lofoten

Norway’s Best Beaches

It might be the last place on earth you'd think of for a beach holiday, but Norway has its share of spectacular sands. Norway is known for its fjords, the northern lights, its historic cities, and...
Oslo Airport from above

The Ultimate Guide to Oslo Airport

Everything you need to know to prepare yourself for a visit to Norway’s biggest airport. If you’ve not been through Oslo Airport (OSL) recently, you’re in for a surprise. Norway's largest airport The airport, still referred...
Oslo is already a very green capital city

The Islands of Oslo

These islands within easy reach of Oslo offer historical sites, peaceful walks and sheltered swimming. People taking a quick ‘city break' to Oslo often bemoan the fact they can't enjoy the best of Norwegian nature. Enjoy the...
The famous Tvindefossen waterfall near Voss in Norway

Hiking in Voss

Norway's outdoor sports capital is the perfect destination for a walking holiday. From experienced mountain climbers to amateur ramblers, there's a hike for everyone near Voss. While many people visiting Norway for a walking holiday head...
Oslo is already a very green capital city

Oslo’s Car-Free Future

Oslo's ambitious environmental plans are running into opposition from businesses and drivers. The Norwegian capital is racing towards a car-free city centre by 2019. It’s all part of the long-term plan for the city to be...
Shipwrecks in Svalbard, Norway

Finding the Shipwrecks of Svalbard

New technology should help to find the expected 1,000 shipwrecks in the waters around Svalbard. An estimated three million shipwrecks lie in seabed graveyards around the world – with as many as 1000 of them around...
A visit to snowy Saltstraumen near Bodø, Norway

Snow-Coated Saltstraumen

A visit to snow-covered Saltstraumen near Bodø on a cold November day. If you’re in Bodø, you go to Saltstraumen. Or, if you don’t, you’ve got to have a super valid reason for not going –...
Snowy Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim

Trondheim’s Nidaros Cathedral

Everything you need to know to plan a memorable visit to the world's northernmost medieval cathedral in Trondheim, Norway. A real icon of the city and the country as a whole, Nidaros Cathedral draws huge numbers...