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New Norwegian banknote series

Meet Norway’s New Banknotes

Launched this month, the new 1,000 krone note completes the series of Norway’s all-new banknotes. Cash might be on its way out, but Norway still makes an effort! Use of cash, and high value notes in...
New Norwegian 100 krone note

Norwegian Money Explained

All you need to know about the currency of Norway: The Norwegian krone. The currency used throughout Norway is the Norwegian krone. It is also informally accepted in many shops in Sweden and Finland that are close to...
Hjørundfjord in Norway

The Ideal Time to Visit Norway

The biggest factor putting people off visiting Norway is undoubtedly the cost. Norway's reputation as an expensive place to visit is fully-deserved, as high labour costs and protectionist policies driving prices up, especially at the lower...
Norwegian krone

Foreign Exchange Advice

Tips and advice on making the most of your foreign exchange. In my last post, I provided an introduction to foreign exchange for people who had all but no idea what the forex market was, or...
Foreign Exchange

Introduction to Foreign Exchange

A beginner's guide to exchanging currency. Do you plan to emigrate to Norway? Then before you do, one crucial part of the process is exchanging currencies into the Norwegian krone, and transferring your money to Norway....