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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....
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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...
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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...
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A view looking over Lillehammer from the Lysgardsbakken ski jumping arena in Lillehammer, Norway.
Does the town of Lillehammer sound familiar? It should. It was home to the Winter Olympics in 1994, where the infamous ice-skater Tonya Harding complained of a broken shoelace after a failed first jump. Tonya Harding earned notoriety when her ex-husband hired a hit man to assault fellow Olympian Nancy Kerrigan at the Olympic trials...
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a view looking over the Geirangerfjord and the Seven Sisters waterfall across the fjord
We thought it would be fun this week to focus on the treasured World Heritage sites of Norway. There are eight in total: Bryggen, Urnes Stave Church, Røros mining town, the rock art of Alta, Vegaøyen, the Struve Arc, West Norwegian fjords, and Rjukan. The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, (UNESCO) has a...
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A panoramic view of the city of Trondehim, Norway
This week we’re going to focus on the beautiful city of Trondheim. This city is often overlooked by tourists in favor of the famous fjords, or the larger cities of Oslo and Bergen. However as Norway’s 3rd largest city, Trondheim has so much to offer. This is in part due to the city’s large student...
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A view of mountains emerging from the ocean in Lofoten, Norway.
Norway is a top destination for nature lovers. The country is renowned for its natural beauty and unique natural phenomena. We’ve put together the quick list of must-see natural attractions when planning your trip to Norway. Northern Lights This must-see phenomenon is on many a bucket list, and with good reason. It is magical. The...
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A view of Karl Johans Gate in Olso, Norway
If you’re visiting Norway from abroad there is a good chance that you’ll be flying into Oslo. Many tourists, when thinking of Norway, imagine the wild fjords and mountains found in much of the country. Oslo, however, offers a different type of Norway. Its landscape is more concrete than vegetation. While it may not offer...
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A panoramic view of Lofoten's mountains and sea at sunset
Lofoten is an archipelago in Northern Norway known for its stunning scenery. With its dramatic mountains and peaks, open sea, sheltered bays, and beautiful beaches, it is a top destination for many travelers and landscape photographers. Its capital and largest town, Leknes, lies approximately 169 km inside the Arctic Circle, making Lofoten one of the...
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A pink sunset over the beautiful Geirangerfjord, Norway
To our valued guests, partners, and friends, We are writing you to give you an update on our position and experience with the COVID-19 pandemic. 2020 was shaping up to be our best season yet, but with the Coronavirus pandemic our season (obviously) came to a halt. We were inundated with emails from concerned customers...
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