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Iconic scene of Copenhagen in Denmark

The Best of Copenhagen

A global travel publisher has named the Danish capital the world's top city to visit in 2019. We take a look at why. 2019 looks set to be a bumper year for Copenhagen tourism after Lonely...
The landscape of Iceland's Westfjords

Exploring Iceland’s Westfjords

Iceland offers volcanic landscapes, hot springs, and a remote fjord region just as beautiful as the Norwegian version. If you ever get bored of Norway's spectacular fjords, you can fly a few hours west for even...
Southeast Asia Travel

From Norway to Southeast Asia

With two direct connections from Oslo to Bangkok, dodging a Norwegian winter for a tropical escape is a very tempting proposition. But truth be told, what do Norwegians really know about the pulsating megalopolis at the...
Drottningholm Palace Sweden

The Best of Sweden

Extend your trip to Scandinavia by taking in some of the highlights offered by Norway's closest neighbour, Sweden. The three Scandinavian countries share so much history and culture, that it sometimes surprises visitors how different they...
A Weekend Trip to Stockholm, Sweden

A Weekend Guide to Stockholm

Stockholm is easy to reach from cities across Norway making the Swedish capital an ideal destination for a weekend break. Perhaps the most modern and international of the Nordic capitals, the city nevertheless retains an authentic Scandinavian flavour:...
Åre Sweden

A Day Trip to Åre, Sweden

Åre is a ski resort in Sweden within easy reach of Trondheim, but what's it like in the summer? Time for another road trip! This time I was joined by Gerry, my brother Steve and his...
Beautiful Riga

A Postcard from Riga

Most Norwegians spend their Easter break tucking into oranges and Kvikk Lunsj bars after a day of skiing in the last of the season's snow. Not being Norwegian, we flew to Latvia instead! Riga, the nation's...
Radisson Blu Riga

Radisson Blu Latvija, Riga, Latvia

On the most recent leg of the Life in Norway Baltic adventure, we headed to the Latvian capital, Riga. We stayed for two nights in the Radisson Blu Latvija in downtown Riga, just minutes from the Old...
Lusail City 2022 Stadium

Qatar – A Country Under Construction

This week I went somewhere totally new, in every sense of the word. Not only was it my first visit to the Middle East, the furthest east I've travelled (and after checking a map, the furthest...
A Weekend in Tallinn

A Postcard from Tallinn

My first trip to Estonia, in fact my first trip to any of the Baltic states, saw me fly with Estonian Air to the charming capital city of Tallinn. Is it worth a weekend trip from Norway? One...