The Perfect Destination for Adventure Travelers

Do you have an adventurous spirit?

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Craft Breweries in Norway

With brewing traditions dating back to the Vikings, brewing great beer is something we Norwegians really know.

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Different Ways to Experience The Northern Lights

How would you prefer to meet Aurora?

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The Benefits of Visiting Norway Off-Season

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

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The Vikings

The Fascinating and Violent History of the Vikings

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How to Prepare for The Norwegian Weather

There is no such thing as bad weather

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The Fjords of Norway

Amazing, fascinating, alluring and spellbinding

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Traditional Norwegian Food

A short version of the Norwegian food traditions

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Eco-Friendly Travel in Norway

Let us help you to travel green

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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

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Articles / 27 Feb 2020
The Most Scenic Routes in Norway

Norway is home to some spectacular scenic routes. With breathtaking views around every corner, your drive or ride is bound to fly by. There are lots of ways to explore these scenic routes. There are hiking trails to walk, roads to drive, and waterways to explore. You might even find yourself enjoying the view of a spectacular fjord on a train ride.

Articles / 24 Feb 2020
Arctic Docuseries Set in Norway

If you are coming to Norway to explore Norway’s stunning Arctic landscape and you’re antsy to get there, we don’t blame you! You’ve probably been spending hours looking longingly at stunning photos but, if you’re looking for something better to tide you over, might we recommend a docuseries?

Articles / 21 Feb 2020
Norway’s Carnival: Fastelavn

If you’re traveling to Norway during February you might be surprised to find out that the country has its very own version of a Mardi Gras-style carnival. The festival is called Fastelavn and it is meant to celebrate the promise of Spring’s return.It is celebrated in most Scandinavian countries and similar traditions occur in countries like Brazil and Portugal.This year the celebrations will take place on Sunday, February 23rd.

Articles / 18 Feb 2020
Norway Remapped

If you’re planning a trip to Norway, before you travel, it’s important to be aware of some recent changes that have been made to Norway’s counties. As of January 2020, the country’s 19 counties have now been replaced by 11. Here’s everything you need to know about the recent changes to the Norwegian map.

Articles / 13 Feb 2020
Surprising Facts About Norway

If you’re planning a trip to Norway, we bet you’ve done a lot of reading on the country, the culture, and the history. So, you probably already know the basics. That’s why today we’re sharing some of the more obscure and surprising fun facts about Norway and the Norwegian lifestyle that we bet you haven’t heard yet. We hope we can teach you something new about this beautiful country!

Articles / 12 Feb 2020
Norwegian Fjord Cruises

One of the things Norway is most famous for is probably the fjords. Exploring the fjords and coastline of Norway is an ideal way to get a sense of the stunning Norwegian landscape. What better way to do this than on a Norwegian fjord cruise?

Articles / 11 Feb 2020
Training Tips For A Destination Marathon

We’re a few weeks into 2020. Time to check in on that New Year’s Resolution! We hope that you’re still going strong on the goals you set for the year. This is especially true if your resolution was to visit Norway to complete one of the many races the country hosts!

Articles / 10 Feb 2020
What Did The Viking Household Look Like?

The Vikings lived a primarily nomadic lifestyle. In fact, in Norway today the term “Go Viking” means to go explore something new or to push your limits. However, when the Vikings did settle in towns and farms for either short or long periods of time, they built homes often referred to as longhouses.

Articles / 7 Feb 2020
Norway’s Arctic Climate

Norway’s Arctic is one of the most astounding places on the planet. From the vast untouched snowy landscape, to the breathtaking Aurora Borealis, to the unique wildlife, the Arctic is truly something incredible. Unfortunately, climate change is having a devastating impact on Arctic regions worldwide. If change doesn’t occur rapidly to repair the damage that has already been done, the results will be devastating for Arctic regions as well as the rest of the world.

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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!