The Water Trekking Route in Norway

The Aurland Valley is wild with breathtaking nature, often compared to Grand Canyon in the US. Aurlandsdalen, as it is called in Norwegian, is located...

The Secret to Exploring Oslo on the Cheap

Oslo is the capital of Norway.  The history of Oslo goes back to around year 1000 AD. Since the Middle Ages Oslo has gone...

National Parks in Scandinavia

The Scandinavian region has many national parks, each with its own claim to unique native flora and fauna. Denmark’s parks are very new – the...

Four Seasons at Juvet Landscape Hotel

Juvet Landscape Hotel at Alstad in Valldal, Norway is a synthesis of raw Norwegian nature, cultural history and modern architecture. The man behind the idea,...

Hitting the Walking Trails in Scandinavia

The Scandinavian region is known for its great open landscapes and is a mecca for hikers and backpackers. Waymarked footpaths are found in scenically...

Oslo – on a budget

Oslo is the smallest and quietest of the Scandinavian capitals and also a familiar name on Europe’s top 10 most expensive cities. However, thanks...

After-Ski in Oslo

No other European capital has as much to offer the urban skier as the Norwegian capital Oslo. You can be that categorical when you...

Freedom to Roam in Scandinavia

The freedom to explore nature is considered a birthright of most Scandinavians, and the politicians have seen fit to put that inheritance into law....

Norway’s Most Popular Tourist Attraction

More than 100,000 visitors are expected to visit Troll’s Tongue in Hordaland this year – in spite the fact that it was considered a...

Dances with Wolves in Norway

Dances with Wolves was the name of a fantastic film which showed a man’s interaction with wolves. Reality is even more fantastic. And you...

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