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Proposed Arctic Visitor Centre in Svalbard

The Arc: Svalbard’s Proposed New Visitor Centre

The design for a proposed visitor centre for Svalbard has been unveiled. Take a closer look at “The Arc”… Svalbard is a place like nowhere else. The Global Seed Vault and the Arctic World Archive hold fascinating stories,...
Bleik Beach on Andøya in Norway

Andenes & The Island of Andøya

The small town Andenes lies at the windswept northern tip of Anydøya on Norway's Vesterålen islands. Here's everything you need to know about this remote community in northern Norway. During my research for Moon Norway, I...
Historical Bergen wharf

The History of Bergen

From a Viking trading city called Bjørgvin to the modern city we know today, Bergen's history is a fascinating one. Modern Bergen is known as the gateway to the fjords and is an important economic centre...
Oslo T-Bane network

Public Transport in Oslo

With trains, buses, trams and a metro system, Oslo residents and visitors are spoilt for choice with options for getting around the city. Oslo city centre is compact and much of it can be navigated on...
Reflections from Oslo Opera House

Oslo Opera House: A Modern Scandinavian Masterpiece

It's barely 10 years old but is already one of Norway's most famous modern buildings. Here's everything you need to know about Oslo Opera House. To many, Scandinavian design means simplicity, minimalism and functionality. A certain...
Oslo's Holmenkollen in the winter

Oslo in the Winter: Things To Do, What To Expect & What To Pack

There are far fewer tourists in the Norwegian capital during the winter, yet there's still plenty to do. Here's our complete guide to Oslo in the winter, whether you're visiting or a new resident. Cheaper flights...
The Twist Bridge in Norway

The Twist: More Than Just A Bridge

Norway's experimentation with modern architecture continues. This bridge doubles as an art gallery in Norway's largest sculpture park. ‘The Twist’ spans the Randselva river at the Kistefos Museum and Sculpture Park In Jevnaker. The park is...
A football match at Viking Stadion in Stavanger

Stavanger’s Viking Stadion: The Home of Viking FK

Viking Stadium in Stavanger has been the home to Viking football since it opened in 2004. Here is everything you need to know if you’re planning to visit the stadium. We hear from plenty of non-Norwegian...
Energy-positive housing in Oslo

Oen: Oslo’s Sustainable Housing Project

The Nordic region’s largest housing cooperative is planning a striking new apartment building in Eastern Oslo. The 150 homes will produce more energy than they consume. The eye-catching circular building is to be built at Ammerud...
Beautiful green panorama of Trondheim, Norway

Fun Facts About Trondheim

Impress your family and friends or simply learn something new. Here are a handful of fun facts about Trondheim, the regional capital of central Norway. Having written many of these style of articles including the epic...