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Hurtigruten ship sailing in Tromsø. Norway

Hurtigruten Cuts Coastal Service, Remote Communities Outraged

Troubled ferry and cruise line Hurtigruten are to cut their famous Norwegian coastal service from 11 to just 2 ships. This leaves many remote communities without their most vital transport service. For many years, Hurtigruten vessels...
Widerøe airplane

Widerøe Cuts Flights to Remote Airports in Norway

Norway's government is coming under pressure to support the country's vital domestic air service as Widerøe announces cuts. The pandemic has hit all airlines hard. In Norway, Widerøe has seen a drop in passenger revenues of...
The Trollstigen mountain pass in western Norway

Trollstigen: Driving Norway’s Famous Mountain Pass

Introducing Trollstigen, one of Norway's top driving experiences. This mountain pass full of hairpin bends is only open in the summer months, making it a perfect addition to a summer road trip around the Norwegian fjords....
Sunshine at Norway's Nordkapp

Collapse in Tourism at Norway’s North Cape

Tourism at Norway's Nordkapp has collapsed by 75% in July, compared to the same month last year. Tourism is booming in some parts of Norway as domestic tourists choose to discover their own country. Many famous...
Ferry queue at a terminal in northern Norway

Summer Travel Chaos in Norway

The great Norwegian summer holiday of 2020 is underway. Roads are clogged, trails are full, and full ferries are leaving many cars behind. Norway's summer of domestic vacations is well underway. Because of the global health...
A car driving on the snow-covered Valdresflye mountain road in central Norway

Valdresflye, Norway: A Road Trip to Remember

Norway's Valdresflye is one of the country's top driving experiences. If you're planning a road trip through central Norway, here's everything you need to know. Few Norwegian experiences are more enjoyable than a mountain road trip....
A couple hiking the Besseggen ridge in central Norway

Norway’s Besseggen Ridge Dangers Highlighted as Air Ambulance Rescues 8

Record numbers are expected to take one of Norway's most famous hikes this summer. Rescue services are already experiencing a high number of callouts. It's one of the most famous hikes in Norway. Yet with much...
Norwegian Air Boeing Dreamliner landing at San Francisco Airport

Norwegian v Boeing: Airline Cancels 97 Plane Orders, Demands Compensation

The Scandinavian airline has announced the cancellation of 97 planes, along with planned legal action against Boeing. Following drastic restructuring to stay in business following the recent health crisis, the new-look Norwegian is making even more...
Red fishing cottages in Reine, a Norway vacation hotspot

Norgesferie 2020: What Norwegians Hate Most About Norway Vacations

With a summer of domestic travel ahead, discover what Norwegians dislike most about travelling within their own country. The great Norwegian summer vacation (norgesferie!) of 2020 has begun. Travel restrictions mean that a lot of Norwegians...
The Oslo to Stavanger railway track

The Oslo to Stavanger Train

The long-distance Oslo to Stavanger train journey takes a lot longer than a flight. But for tourists or those not in a rush, it's a great option. Here's our guide to one of Norway's under-appreciated railway...