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Flygskam: Will Sweden’s ‘Flight Shame’ Come To Norway?

The travel world in the Nordic region has been abuzz with talk of ‘flygskam'. It seems that Swedes are falling out of love with aviation. Could the same thing happen in Norway? As a travel writer...
Trondheim line drawing

How To Travel From Oslo To Trondheim

Trondheim is within easy reach of Oslo with a couple of different options to travel between the two cities. When you've lived in Norway for a few years you sometimes forget about the simple questions! An...
The ghost town of Pripyat, Ukraine

Chernobyl Tourism: How To Visit The Exclusion Zone From Norway

New direct flights from Oslo to Kiev make visiting the Chernobyl disaster site from Norway much easier. Here's what to expect when you’re there. Disaster tourism and dark tourism have long been small but dedicated niches...
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Flying Oslo to Istanbul on Turkish Airlines

Trip report: My recent journey flying from Oslo to the new Istanbul Airport on Turkish Airlines. Recently I took a work trip to northwest India, and had to change through Istanbul on Turkish Airlines. The Istanbul-based...
SAS aircraft taking off from Amsterdam

SAS To Stop In-Flight Tax-Free Sales

Buying cheap alcohol, tobacco and gifts on board SAS planes will soon be a thing of the past as in-flight duty-free sales are to be stopped to save weight. In an attempt to the reduce overall...
SAS airplane with rainbow

SAS & Airbus Collaborate on Hybrid Research

Scandinavian Airlines have teamed up with aircraft manufacturer Airbus to research hybrid and electric options for the airplane travel of the future. Starting this summer, Airbus and SAS will collaborate on research into hybrid and electric aircraft...
Evening panorama of Bergen, Norway

The Best Hostels in Bergen

Bergen has some great hostels to make staying in Norway’s second city a little more affordable for the budget-conscious traveller. A trip to Norway can be expensive compared with other European destinations. It’s worth it for...
SAS Scandinavian Airlines jet

Affected SAS Passengers Should Apply For Extra Compensation

The Norwegian Consumer Council is encouraging passengers hit by the SAS strike to apply for additional compensation from the airline. The SAS pilot strike is over. On Thursday evening, the parties reached an agreement that saw...
A Hainan Airlines jet

New Oslo-Beijing Route Launches This May

Both tourism and trade are set to benefit from a new direct route linking Norway and China. The much-anticipated Hainan Airlines flight between Oslo and Beijing has finally been given a start date: 15 May, 2019 The...
Famous viewpoint of the Geirangerfjord in Norway

Cruise Visits Surge In Norway

Norway is more popular than ever before as a cruise destination, with Bergen the busiest port. New figures show a strong increase of more than 1.5 million cruise passenger visits to Norway over the last seven...