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Norwegian to Las Vegas

Norwegian Announce Oslo to Las Vegas Flights

Norway's budget airline has announced a further expansion of their international operations. A weekly route from Oslo to Las Vegas will start from November. Following great demand, the airline will also add a second weekly flight...
Gamle Fredrikstad

A Day Trip to Fredrikstad

While in Oslo on a research trip for Moon Norway, I took the train from Oslo S to Fredrikstad to check out the town's appeal as a day trip for visitors to Oslo. My verdict: It's worth the trip for...
Holiday

The guidebook goes digital with Stay.com

I've written elsewhere before about the future of print guidebooks vs apps, but now I'm actively writing a print guidebook perhaps it's time to take a closer look. I'll start with Stay.com, a startup based right here in Norway...
Budget Oslo hotels

Oslo’s Best Budget Hotels

Don't blow your travel budget on unnecessary accommodation costs. Stay in one of these budget hotels in Oslo and you'll have plenty left over. A welcome trend has hit Oslo over the last few years: good...
Oslo Norway

Moon Norway: Oslo & Fredrikstad Travel Tips

Okay folks, the research phase for MOON Norway is up and running, and as I said previously, I want your help! In January I'll be heading back to my former home, Oslo, to spend a couple...
Reine Lofoten

Announcing Moon Norway

I'm thrilled to announce I've just signed a contract to research and write the first edition of Moon Norway, a brand-new travel guidebook to Norway 🙂 Moon Norway will be a different kind of guidebook, aimed...
Camping in Åndalsnes

Staying in Åndalsnes

The perfect base for exploring the north of the fjord Norway region. Last week I welcomed my brother to Norway for the first time. As well as taking in Trondheim's Pstereo festival, I took him on...
Vemork hydroelectric plant

Another UNESCO World Heritage Award for Norway

The Rjukan/Notodden Industrial Heritage Site has been awarded UNESCO World Heritage status. The site includes hydroelectric power plants powered by the powerful natural waterfalls of the area, along with the transmission lines, factories, transport systems and towns....
Finnmark

Finnmark: The Last Gasp of Winter

I recently spent an extended Easter weekend visiting my girlfriend’s family in Finnmark, a county in the extreme north-eastern part of Norway. Before going, I only really knew two things about the place – it was...
Summer in Hammerfest

Hammerfest: A Richer Tale

Despite being situated 70° north, a visitor to Hammerfest will soon discover a surprisingly rich history and culture alongside its famous stunning scenery. Northern lights aside, amongst other attractions, the town boasts a polar bear club...