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Trondelag

Trøndelag: When Two Become One

Nord-Trøndelag and Sør-Trøndelag are to merge to create a new county named Trøndelag, following a meeting of county officials in Stiklestad last month. The change, which is subject to Parliamentary approval, is planned for January 2018. Currently, Norway...
Hell, Norway

Welcome to Hell

It's a source of great amusement to non-Norwegians (me included!) that there's a teeny village named Hell right next to Trondheim Airport Værnes. So close in fact, that when checking in on Facebook at the airport,...
Potteriet Røros

Robin Schellenberg – Røros Potteriet

On my recent trip to Røros I had the pleasure of meeting Robin Schellenberg, owner of the wonderful Røros Potteriet. I wanted to ask Robin how on earth he ended up in Røros, and how a niche...
Røros in winter

Røros: A True Winter Wonderland

Welcome to Røros. Where huskies race through the streets, horse-and-carts outnumber cars, and for one weekend every year, Christmas takes over. First things first, Røros is remote. It's a small mountain town located inland, deep within...
Grong Norway

Kristian Nesser – Life in Small-Town Norway

As regular readers will have noticed, I recently spent some time in the Grong region of central Norway. It's a region famous for its salmon rivers but largely ignored by travellers. I spent a night in...
Sun setting over Geitfjellet

Lost in the Mountains

Okay so the title is a little white lie, I wasn't literally lost in the mountains. It refers to the feeling of isolation on my recent trip to Rundtjønnhytta, the tiny cabin in the middle of...

A Day and Night in a Mountain Cabin

“I've read your blog and you write about the cities really well, but you're about to see real Norwegian life” So said my guide Kristian, as we jumped on a snowmobile for an 8km tour of...
Namsen Salmon Aquarium

The Salmon Rivers of Trøndelag

It covers 16,000 square miles of central Norway, but Trøndelag is a region many tourists miss. This despite hosting an award-winning World Heritage town, one of Norway's best-known ski resorts, and the country's capital during the Viking...
Røros

An Afternoon in Røros

It's well into October and I'm still writing about my summer vacation around Norway! Faced with a mammoth seven hour plus train journey from Trondheim to Oslo with only me for company, my mum seemed a...