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View over Flekkefjord. Photo: Peder Austrud / Visit Sørlandet

A Day Trip to Flekkefjord

A perfect day trip from Stavanger or Kristiansand, picturesque Flekkefjord is just waiting to be discovered. Home to just 6,000 people, this lovely town in southern Norway is just two hours by bus from Stavanger and...
Outside Flekkefjord Museum

Exploring the Dutch Quarter of Flekkefjord

This small picturesque neighbourhood of a small Norwegian town had a strong relationship with the Netherlands in the 1500s and 1600s. Many people outside of Norway haven't heard of Flekkefjord, let alone its charming Dutch Quarter...
Kristiansand summer city in southern Norway

Kristiansand Travel Guide

Norway's summer city is a family-friendly destination with great summer weather and many things to see and do. Despite being the country's fifth largest city, Kristiansand remains off-the-radar for many independent travellers. Time to put that...
Kristiansand in Norway

The Urban Landscape of Kristiansand

Exploring the cityscape of Southern Norway's regional capital on foot. The way my trip to Kristiansand came about is surprisingly straightforward. In late spring 2015, back when I was an MA student in my final year,...
Kristiansand hiking

Hiking in Kristiansand: Jegersberg

Hiking to Jegersberg, and beyond. Hiking around the Jegersberg area with my Mum certainly counts as one of my favourite memories of the few days I spent in Kristiansand. To begin with, the walk to the...
Summer in Norway

A Postcard from Kristiansand

I normally save these “postcards” for my international travels, but Kristiansand (not to be confused with Kristiansund, near the Atlantic Road!) is the closest thing Norway has to a resort town. I paid my first visit...