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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:...
Ryanair Moss

Rygge Airport Faces Closure This Autumn

Known internationally as Oslo's second airport, Moss Airport Rygge is set to close before the end of 2016. The airport serves the substantial population of Østfold and also has been heavily marketed as ‘Oslo Rygge' airport...
Room with a view

Introducing the Norway Traveller

For more than five years, I've been sharing the stories of Norway with the world through this blog. Over that time, I've managed to amass a following of people interested in Norway for all sorts of...
Dog Sledding in Svalbard

This German Photographer Captures Northern Norway’s Raw Beauty

Northern Norway is somewhere I'm desperate to get to know a little better. In the years I've lived in Norway, I've been to Tromsø, Bodø and Kirkenes, but I'm yet to experience the Sami heartland around Alta,...
Bodø

A Weekend in Bodø

Ah, Bodø. It's fair to say this small city (rough pronunciation: boo-duh) somewhere in the north of Norway is not near the top of anyone's bucket lists. But just a boat ride away, the mighty Lofoten islands definitely...
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...