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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...
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...
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...
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...
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....
Norwegian Air

Is the Fairytale Over for Norwegian?

Norwegian's rise has been nothing short of an aviation fairytale, but what does the future hold? It is without any doubt one of the greatest success stories ever seen in the travel industry. From their humble...
Sunrise Lake Mjøsa

Life in Norway in 2015

Godt Nyttår / Happy New Year! Thanks to all of you who read and shared my Life in Norway Review of the Year. Although I'm trying to stay away from the insipid goal-setting and resolution posts,...
SAS plane

Bye Bye to the OSL baggage circus?

Høyre (Norway's Conservative party) may not have pleased everyone in Government so far, but Linda Hofstad Helleland, head of the Transport Committee, has just pleased me. She's announced a trial of an improved baggage system for international...
Attractive Kongsberg

Where is Norway’s Most Attractive Place?

If asked to name Norway's most attractive place, I would bet my house (if I owned one) on you not coming up with these five: Mandal, Vest-Agder Jessheim, Akershus Holmestrand, Vestfold Kongsberg, Buskerud Svolvær, Nordland But that's...