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Hurtigruten ship sailing in Tromsø. Norway

Hurtigruten Cuts Coastal Service, Remote Communities Outraged

Troubled ferry and cruise line Hurtigruten are to cut their famous Norwegian coastal service from 11 to just 2 ships. This leaves many remote communities without their most vital transport service. For many years, Hurtigruten vessels...
Widerøe airplane

Widerøe Cuts Flights to Remote Airports in Norway

Norway's government is coming under pressure to support the country's vital domestic air service as Widerøe announces cuts. The pandemic has hit all airlines hard. In Norway, Widerøe has seen a drop in passenger revenues of...
Sunshine at Norway's Nordkapp

Collapse in Tourism at Norway’s North Cape

Tourism at Norway's Nordkapp has collapsed by 75% in July, compared to the same month last year. Tourism is booming in some parts of Norway as domestic tourists choose to discover their own country. Many famous...
Ferry queue at a terminal in northern Norway

Summer Travel Chaos in Norway

The great Norwegian summer holiday of 2020 is underway. Roads are clogged, trails are full, and full ferries are leaving many cars behind. Norway's summer of domestic vacations is well underway. Because of the global health...
A couple hiking the Besseggen ridge in central Norway

Norway’s Besseggen Ridge Dangers Highlighted as Air Ambulance Rescues 8

Record numbers are expected to take one of Norway's most famous hikes this summer. Rescue services are already experiencing a high number of callouts. It's one of the most famous hikes in Norway. Yet with much...
Norwegian Air Boeing Dreamliner landing at San Francisco Airport

Norwegian v Boeing: Airline Cancels 97 Plane Orders, Demands Compensation

The Scandinavian airline has announced the cancellation of 97 planes, along with planned legal action against Boeing. Following drastic restructuring to stay in business following the recent health crisis, the new-look Norwegian is making even more...
Norwegian jet from below

Norwegian Air Resumes International Flights as Demand Returns

As demand returns to Europe's skies, Norwegian announce the restart of many routes. Here's what you need to know about the revised schedule. Norwegian Air has announced the restart of many routes that were previously halted...
The new staircase at the Vøringsfossen waterfall in Norway

Norway’s Roadside Architecture Attractions Opening In 2020

Despite travel restrictions, many of Norway's roadside architecture projects are continuing as planned. Here are the best of those opening in 2020. Plans for Norway's summer of domestic tourism are well underway. I know many of...
Buildings and flowers in Ålesund, Norway, in the summer

Nordic Choice Hotels Launch Unlimited Nights Pass For Summer

The great ‘Norgesferie' is almost upon us. Those of us spending our summer holiday in Norway can benefit from a great deal from Nordic Choice Hotels. In a typical summer, many Norwegians flock to ‘syden' for...
Norwegian Max airplane flying to Norway

Norwegian on the Brink: “We Need Help Now”

Following a turbulent couple of years, Norwegian are once again on the brink of failure. Their CEO asks the Norwegian government for cash to stay in the air, “in weeks, not months.” The rapid spread of...