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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...
Norway's new Vy brand

NSB & Nettbuss Rebrand to Vy

Norway's long-distance bus and train companies are uniting a new brand, Vy, but not everyone is happy about it. The NSB Group operates rail and bus services in Norway and Sweden including Norway’s largest bus company,...
Norwegian Max airplane flying to Norway

Norwegian Grounds 18 Planes

Following recommendations from the European aviation authorities, Norwegian has temporarily grounded its 18 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. The move follows last weekend's air disaster in Ethiopia, which involved a MAX 8 aircraft. The cause has...
The spectacular setting of Funken Lodge in Longyearbyen

Funken Lodge, Longyearbyen

A comfortable accommodation choice with a touch of luxury in the world's northernmost town. When staying in Svalbard, comfortable accommodation is a must. Temperatures outside the summer season can be bitterly cold and after a day...
Oslo from the water

Best Hostels in Oslo

There are budget accommodation options in the Norwegian capital, but you may need to consider staying outside the central area. If you’re travelling on a shoestring budget, a trip Norway is probably not your best option....
Nigardsbreen glacier in Norway

The Best Glaciers in Norway

Many of Europe's most impressive ice caps are in Norway, and some are surprisingly accessible for ice-hiking tours or simply the opportunity to see these awesome sights. Sometimes, nature reminds you who's in charge. Rarely can...
A flying cat

Loganair Take Over Oslo & Stavanger Routes

Two key routes for the energy industry are to be resurrected by Loganair after the collapse of Flybmi at the weekend. When Flybmi announced its sudden end to operations and bankruptcy at the weekend, two key...