A growing number of residents of Norway are considering a cruise vacation away from Scandinavia. A recent Scandinavian survey shows that Norwegian interest in cruise travel is increasing. The responses also show that Norwegians differ from Swedes and Danes as cruise tourists. According to the cruise company's international organization (CLIA), around 26 million people worldwide will cruise in … [Read more...]
Travel News in Norway
Travel tips and advice on where to go, saving money, and making the most of your travels in Norway. If you don't live in Norway, check out our sister website the Norway Traveller, which is aimed at international visitors.
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After 18 months of tireless research, writing and editing, the Moon Norway travel guidebook hits the shelves. I cannot express in words quite how fantastic it feels to finally say, Moon Norway is available to buy! After 18 months of tireless travelling, researching, writing and editing work, Norway's most up-to-date travel guidebook is now on the shelves in the USA, with a UK release to follow … [Read more...]
Citizens of 80 countries, including Norway, will now enjoy easier travel to the Gulf state. The surprise move was jointly announced by Qatar’s Ministry of Interior, the Qatar Tourism Authority and Qatar Airways. Citizens of the 80 countries, which include the UK along with all the Nordic and Baltic countries, will no longer have to apply for a visa in advance nor pay for one on arrival. Qatar … [Read more...]
The strong state of the Norwegian krone is expected to fuel increased international travel from Norway for the rest of the year. In just three months, the US Dollar has fallen from 8.65 to under 8 against the Krone, its lowest level since 2015. Three months ago $1,000 USD would have cost 8,650 Norwegian krone, whereas the same amount today costs just 7,900 Norwegian krone. This trend is … [Read more...]
With flights as cheap as £40 return, it is easy to fall into a false sense of security that embarking on a trip to Oslo is sure to be a cheap weekend away. Although flights are often remarkably inexpensive, like much of Scandinavia, in parts Oslo is rather expensive, with a glass of beer often costing as much as 80 kroner or even more and basic hotels being far higher than expected. It would be a … [Read more...]