Travel

Oslo: Easter 2017

Easter in Oslo offers everything from heavy metal to skiing or children’s activities. Below we provide some suggestions for things to do in Oslo during…


Don’t cancel London trip

Expert on the UK, Jan Erik Mustad, believes there is no reason to cancel a London trip after Wednesday’s terrorist attack. Jan Erik Mustad, Lecturer…


Gaustatoppen

Gaustatoppen rises majestically over Rjukan in Telemark, with its 1883 metres over sea level. The top is easily accessible and easily climbed, but despite this, offers…


Exclusive Fjord cruises

With highlights of the Norwegian Fjords. Enjoy the beautifully located Balestrand fjord village, a relaxing stay at the family owned historic Kvikne’s hotel, fjord cruises on…


Ofotbanen – The Ofoten Railway

Northern Norway’s hidden pearl, is the railway between Narvik and Kiruna. The trip takes you through a historical, beautiful and wild landscape. Give yourself the…


Trondheim: Old Town Bridge

Gamle Bybro – The Old Town Bridge – was first built on this site in 1681. At the same time, Kristiansten Fort was under construction….


Trondheim: Nidaros Cathedral

King Olav Haraldsson was buried by Nidelven, the river Nid, after he was killed in the battle of Stiklestad in1030. Tradition has it that the…


Blue Air brings Bucharest to Oslo

Avinor’s Oslo Airport announces its first connection to Romania with new airline partner Blue Air.   In less than a week Avinor’s Oslo Airport has…




Malaysia Today Day 2#

My brain is now confused as to wether it is day or night, but my body has the sense to tell me that the cool…


Malaysia Today Day 1#

Although normally just narrating Norwegian news for Norway Today, I have decided to attempt a broader view of how Norwegians perceive the world , and…









Chinese tourist boom for Hurtigruten

After Norway-China relations were normalised, Chinese tourists flocked to Hurtigruten. For several years the company had been barred from marketing in China. Normally, Hurtig sold…