Wild Scandinavia

Photographer, translator and writer Ben Love, originator of the popular Wild Guide books, has traveled to Scandinavia to explore its incredible hidden places. Over...

Norwegian Founder of Luxury Travel Agency

Karl Backlund (30), a graduate from Norwegian School of Economics in Bergen and ESSEC Business School in France had trouble finding a job in...

Room for Rent in Scandinavia

Almost 1 million people used Airbnb in Scandinavia last year, and overnighted more than 3 million times. In 2007, the two design graduates, Brian...

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...

A Room With a View

Norwegian photographer Knut Bry worked several years taking photos in Balestrand, a municipality and tourist attraction located by the Sognefjord in Norway. Writer Idun...

Norwegian Mountain Sunrise

At 2,067 meters above sea level, Fannaråken lies higher than any other mountain cabins belonging to the Norwegian Mountain Touring Association (DNT). It was a long-standing...

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...

The Dimple of Norway

Norway’s smallest town, Stavern, was home to many of the country’s most well-known and celebrated artists. The town is located outside Larvik in the...

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 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...

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