Slow Travel in Norway

Have you ever felt more exhausted after a trip than before you left? Then you have probably done the exact opposite of slow travel!

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The "New Normal" when Traveling

What the “new normal” looks like for travel in Norway

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Your Guide to Norway

Find out everything you need to know about Norway

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Traveling Tips as Borders Opens

Gets some tips for traveling in Norway as boarders opens up

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The Perfect Destination for Adventure Travelers

Do you have an adventurous spirit?

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Sustainable Tourism

What is sustainable tourism and why is it important?

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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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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

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Five Days in Norway

How to make the most out of five days in Norway

Facts

Facts about Norway

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Articles / 22 Jan 2021
A closer look at Røros

Røros is a UNESCO World Heritage Site which stretches from Nord-Østerdalen in Hedmark to the south in Trøndelag and also borders Sweden. Included on the UNESCO World Heritage List, Røros is a fascinating and beautiful town to visit - all year round.

Articles / 15 Jan 2021
Norway your next ski destination

The one thing that Norwegians are happy to boast about is that Norway is the birthplace of skiing. It is ingrained into the DNA of the population here. Most parts of the country experience a snowy winter and ski resorts and local hills are scattered throughout the country with over 1000 registered. Norway's ski resorts enjoy long seasons, plentiful powder and empty slopes.

Articles / 14 Jan 2021
Tromso: The best place in the world to see the Northern Lights

Tromsø is located in the middle of Northern Lights hot spot. This means that there will always be good chances for the northern lights, regardless of the sun's cycles given that the weather plays along. The best time to see the Northern Lights is from September to April.

Articles / 12 Jan 2021
Supporting Local Restaurants

As the lockdowns are again changing how we normally live, with many restaurants and other businesses struggling to keep their doors open, we have listed some of our favorite spots to eat out to support them

Articles / 8 Jan 2021
A Closer Look at Stavanger

Famed for its many natural attractions and old wooden houses, the Stavanger region is on the radar of nearly every visitor to Norway. Norway’s fourth-largest city in the South West of the country is Northern Europe’s fuel and oil capital.

Articles / 6 Jan 2021
Norway’s Top glacier hikes

For a unique and exciting activity, glacier hiking on one of Norway's glaciers is the perfect alternative! Glacier hiking is a thrilling, but somewhat challenging experience, so an experienced guide should be with you at all times.

Articles / 5 Jan 2021
How to make the most of the winter during coronavirus

The winter season is here! This would normally mean crowded Christmas markets, snow-sledding, dancing with friends after midnight and big family gatherings. While this year (in Oslo at least) we have rain and the ever looming shadow of covid-19.

Articles / 4 Jan 2021
What is ‘slow travel’ and why Norway ticks all the boxes

Have you ever felt more exhausted after a trip than before you left? Then you have probably done the exact opposite of slow travel! When slow traveling, there is no need for a vacation after your vacation.It is not about "likes" that generate hotspots on Instagram and overwhelmingly long bucket lists.

Articles / 28 Dec 2020
A Closer Look at Blooming Hardanger

With a rich food and cultural history, world-renowned icons and unique nature experiences, it is easy to understand why Hardanger has been a popular destination for hundreds of years - a gem just an hour away from Bergen and the international airport Flesland.

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Articles / 22 Mar 2019
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Articles / 16 Sep 2020
What Visiting Norway in the Fall Has to Offer

Celebrate the colder weather and the rotation of the earth in Norway with exquisite fall views. Norway has many outdoor opportunities to enjoy autumn colors, no matter which part of the country you’re visiting.

Articles / 23 Sep 2020
Why Your First Trip After Retiring Should Be Norway

Welcome to life after retirement! It’s full of amazing opportunities to explore. So now that you are officially retired, you can practice balancing relaxation with adventure by taking a trip. Where should you go first?

Articles / 4 Aug 2020
What the “new normal” looks like for travel in Norway

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) was a game-changer and impacted our lives dramatically leading to a very different “new normal”. From how we plan everyday life, to the way we greet people we meet, and not least: how we travel. While 93 Million U.S. Citizens traveled outside the US in 2018 (shift.com), most countries advise their citizens not to travel abroad in 2020.

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 / 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!

Articles / 12 Aug 2020
Norway: The perfect holiday destination for Europeans

As borders gradually opened up to EEA countries, many European citizens have already found their way to Norway. Several countries are now marked as “green” on the current transmission map and welcome to holiday in Norway.