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a windy road through a snowy landscape to get to a cabin, Norway.
Easter is one of the most important holidays in Norway. Despite being a very secular country, this holiday is an important part of Norwegian culture. Easter is a time for Norwegians to celebrate the last days of winter as well as the arrival of spring after a long period of cold and darkness. And celebrate, they do. Norway actually has the longest Easter holiday in the world! Norwegian shops and...
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A view over Geiranger and Geirangerfjord in Norway.
As most of the world is spending time at home right now in quarantine, we’ve spent a lot more time watching movies. Films have been a wonderful way to escape the heaviness in the world right now by providing a way to venture outside the confines of our homes. We thought it would be fun to share some movies that are filmed here in Norway. Perhaps they will provide a...
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Scenic view into the Efjorddalen valley wilderness in Norway in warm autumn light with Kuglhornet summit in background.
Autumn is a special time in Norway. The tourists have gone back to their respective homelands, the days are growing shorter again, the air is crisp and cool, and the natural landscape is filled with reds, golds, greens, and browns. We’ve put together a list of the best things to do during autumn in Norway. Go hiking Autumn is a great time to go on the countless Norwegian hikes that...
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A train journeying through a beautiful Norwegian landscape.
Norway has arguably some of the most stunning scenery in the world. As a result, it offers some amazing train journeys along its fjords and through its wild and dramatic countryside. We’ve put together a list of what we consider to be the  5 best train journeys in Norway. Flåm line The Flåm railway might be the most well-known of Norway’s train rides as it is popular with tourists. The...
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Detail of a Viking decoration Inside the Longhouse in the Lofotr Viking Museum in the town of Borg in the Lofoten Islands, Norway
The interest in Vikings has permeated pop culture in recent years with numerous video games, TV shows, and films paying homage to Norse mythology. Many new people have now set their sights on the land of Odin as a vacation destination and it’s no wonder. With its stunning natural landscape, friendly people, and rich Viking history, Norway has so much to offer. We’ve put together a list of the top...
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