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Leaving Bergen on the MS Vesterålen

Day 1: All Aboard! Boarding the Hurtigruten

Hurtigruten Diary Day 1: My first impressions after boarding the vessel in Bergen for the 12-day voyage. All aboard! I'm writing this from my cabin on the MS Vesterålen, the second oldest ship in the Hurtigruten...
DFDS Ferry in Copenhagen

Ferries to Norway

Travelling from the rest of Europe to Norway on the water is a popular option as part of a longer road trip. For some, ferry travel conjures up images of days long gone. But ferries are...
A Hurtigruten ship at the northern terminus in Kirkenes, Norway

The Hurtigruten Ships

The fleet of Hurtigruten vessels plying the world-famous Norwegian coastal route varies enormously. Here's what you need to know about each of them. One of the most popular ways for foreigners to see Norway is by...
Amerikalinjen on Jernbanetorget in Oslo

Amerikalinjen: Oslo’s Norwegian American Hotel

Norwegian American heritage is remembered with the launch of this new hotel in Oslo in early 2019. Amerikalinjen will fill the original building from 1919 that was once used as the headquarters of the Norwegian America Line,...
MS Finnmark museum design

New Hurtigruten Museum Design Announced

The museum of the iconic Norwegian shipping line in Stokmarknes is to get a swanky new upgrade. The Nordic construction and civil engineering company Peab have released images of the new Hurtigruten museum set to open in...
Amazing Norwegian waterfalls

The Most Famous Waterfalls in Norway

Beautiful Norway alert! Check out these must-see Norwegian waterfalls. The national tourist authorities like to say Norway is ‘powered by nature'. It's one of the few marketing slogans that I really like! There are few better...
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...
Norwegian reward program

Complaints Against Norwegian Soaring

Norwegian's global expansion, low fares and ever-expanding list of long-haul destinations may be winning them heaps of fans, but not everyone is pleased after a summer of disruption. The disruptive low-cost carrier suffered the biggest number...
Oslo Airport from above

The Ultimate Guide to Oslo Airport

Everything you need to know to prepare yourself for a visit to Norway’s biggest airport. If you’ve not been through Oslo Airport (OSL) recently, you’re in for a surprise. Norway's largest airport The airport, still referred...
The famous Tvindefossen waterfall near Voss in Norway

Hiking in Voss

Norway's outdoor sports capital is the perfect destination for a walking holiday. From experienced mountain climbers to amateur ramblers, there's a hike for everyone near Voss. While many people visiting Norway for a walking holiday head...