Different Ways to Experience The Northern Lights

How would you prefer to meet Aurora?

Photo: Northern Lights, Tromsø - Norway, Farout

The Benefits of Visiting Norway Off-Season

For somewhere as versatile as Norway, is there even an off-season?

Photo: Outdoorlife Norway

Ice Fishing in Norway

Crack the ice and get your pole out

Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life - Visitnorway.com

The Vikings

The Fascinating and Violent History of the Vikings

Photo: © Tuffe Photography

How to Prepare for The Norwegian Weather

There is no such thing as bad weather

Photo: Panorama Hotell og Resort

The fjords of Norway

Amazing, fascinating, alluring and spellbinding

Photo: ©Søren Schaper

Traditional Norwegian food

A short version of the Norwegian food traditions

Photo: Christin Eide

Eco-Friendly Travel in Norway

Let us help you to travel green

Photo: Flåm AS / Sverre Hjornevik

8 UNESCO sites in Norway

Norway is home to some truly ancient and colorful attractions and some of these are even designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Photo: Bergen Tourist Board, Girish Chouhan, Visitbergen.Com

Five Days in Norway

How to make the most out of five days in Norway

Facts

Facts about Norway

Photo: Outdoorlife Norway

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Articles / 23 Jan 2020
Popular Norwegian Authors

Take a walk around just about anywhere in Norway, from city centers to small towns, and you’ll find many of the locals carrying or reading a book. Norway is undeniably a country of book lovers and there is no better way to prepare yourself for a visit than by indulging in a little bit of Norwegian literature. Here are a few of the authors we recommend!

Articles / 22 Jan 2020
Norway's Best Marathons

Fitness tends to be top of mind for a lot of people when it comes to deciding on areas of focus for a New Year. Perhaps it is the indulgent holiday season or the promise of a fresh start. Regardless, the New Year certainly offers a good dose of inspiration of motivation to tackle your health goals. One surefire way to put your health front and center this year is by training for a marathon.

Articles / 20 Jan 2020
Geocaching in Norway: What It Is and Where to Do It

If you have absolutely no idea what geocaching is, don’t worry, you’re not alone. Geocaching is described as the world’s largest treasure hunt and the premise is very simple. Millions of geocaches are hidden worldwide. Geocaches come in a variety of different shapes and sizes and can be anything from a box to a hollow log.

Articles / 17 Jan 2020
Arctic Photography

It’s no secret that the raw, untouched beauty of the Arctic has inspired many photographers over the years. A Google search of ‘Arctic photography’ will reveal thousands of stunning photographs from professional and amateur travel photographers.

Articles / 15 Jan 2020
Norway's National Dishes

Norway is known for having some unique dishes that sometimes have tourists and foodies scratching their heads. Much of Norwegian cuisine stems from ancestors who had to use conserved materials due to Norway’s long winter season.

Articles / 13 Jan 2020
Top Romantic Winter Getaways in Norway

Winter is here, which happens to be one of the most romantic times to visit Norway. From quiet retreats in the North with views of the Aurora Borealis to candlelight dinners in the city, there is no shortage of options to explore.

Articles / 13 Jan 2020
Polar night season in Tromsø

If you’re wondering when to plan your visit to Tromsø, often referred to as the Paris of the North, you might be curious about Polar Night Season. From when it is, to what to expect and things you should pack, this post will cover everything you need to know about Norway’s incredibly magical Polar Night season.

Articles / 10 Jan 2020
Viking Travels

Many tourists who travel to Norway are eager to learn more about the history of the Vikings. And, we can’t blame them. The Vikings were fascinating, complex people. Although they are primarily known as fierce warriors, they also engaged in trade and transport across much of Europe and built incredibly advanced ships that fascinate historians to this day. Here is some of what we know about how and where the Vikings traveled during the late 8th to the 11th century.

Articles / 20 Dec 2019
The History Behind the Northernmost Pilgrimage Route In the World

There are hundreds of famous hiking trails located all across the planet, with some of them seeing hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. However, scattered among these famous trails are a few hidden gems that are just as beautiful but, for one reason or another, do not have the same notoriety. Perhaps the best example of this is St. Olav Ways, which is Norway's most famous trail.

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Articles / 22 Mar 2019
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Articles / 5 Sep 2019
Why Norway Is Perfect for Adventure Travelers

Some people prefer their vacations to consist of lounging on a reclining chair, watching the waves roll onto the shore. However, they are not the people we’re going to talk about in this article because, as you probably know—not everyone is interested in having that type of vacation.

Articles / 27 Aug 2019
Experience the Best of Norway in Sognefjord

While there are many different things to do in Norway, one of the activities that almost everyone who visits does is explore the many different fjords that are located throughout the country. It is incredibly easy to do this thanks to the multitude of tours throughout Norway that are available to tourists.

Articles / 24 Jun 2019
Visiting Norway

Known as the land of the midnight sun, Norway is a country that offers outstanding experiences all year round. Culture and cosmopolitan cities nestle alongside some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world, creating a location which is unlike any other.

Articles / 23 Apr 2019
8 UNESCO Sites Norway

Norway is home to some truly ancient and colorful attractions and some of these are even designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. At the same time, not everyone knows about these sites before visiting Norway so we have compiled this list, as well as some further info on the UNESCO non-profit organisation.

Articles / 21 Aug 2019
Ålesund's Art Nouveau Architecture

Did you know that Norway is one of the more interesting places to experience modern and contemporary architecture? In addition to the gorgeous natural environments, making fjords and mountains unmissable elements of a trip to Norway, there is the lesser known attraction of its architectural history.

Articles / 24 Jul 2019
Oslo for Foodies

Today «New nordic cuisine» is a well integrated term in the culinary world. It hasn’t always been like this, and Norway has been viewed as somewhat of a culinary backwater. This, despite the fact that only France has racked up more wins in the «chefs’ world championship», the Bocuse d’Or competition!