The Most Remote Hotel in Norway

In Canvas Hotel, in the deep, magic forests in the county of Telemark, the check-in point is a tent. You have arrived at a...

Five Star Camping in Norway

Bring your own caravan or mobile home, or rent a luxurious caravan or a high standard camping cabin. All is possible at the Hallingdal...

Have You Considered House-Sitting?

Maybe You Should. It’s the latest buzz. Scandinavians, join forces! There are no members in Scandinavia yet! Gone are the days when only your neighbor...

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...

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...

400 Norwegian Gems Online

Tourists from all over the world want to experience real and exciting Norwegian traditional destinations when they travel. 400 of Hanen’s rural gems are...

One Trip, Two Scandinavian Countries

Just across the border from each other, Värmland in Sweden and Hedmark in Norway, offer the same wonderful open-air escape. Deciding where to go is...

The Inland Counties in Eastern Norway

The counties of Hedmark and Oppland are found in the heart of Norway, a vast area where Mother Nature offers large variations.  In Hedmark and...

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....

Christmas Mood in Oslo

The festive season is here and if you’re still feeling a little Bah! about it, there’s still plenty to enjoy in downtown Oslo. Christmas streets,...

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