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Canal scene in Aarhus, Denmark

A Weekend in Aarhus, Denmark

Looking for a weekend away from Norway? Aarhus is easy to get to from Oslo and packed with cultural attractions, yet with none of the Copenhagen crowds. After many years travelling Norway and literally writing the...
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...
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...
Sunset over the Danish coastline

Beyond Norway: The Best of Denmark

Extend your trip to Scandinavia and take in some of the highlights offered by Norway's neighbours Denmark. The three Scandinavian countries are tied by so much shared history and culture, that it sometimes surprises visitors how...
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...