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,...
Airport if the future

Airport of the Future

Two Norwegian architect companies gain international attention for their plans for one of the biggest airports in the world, Istanbul New Airport. A trio, consisting...
Utøya Memorial Pavilion, Norway

Utøya Memorial Pavilion, Norway

Five years after the shooting by Anders Breivik at Utøya in Norway, where he killed 69 people, mostly teenagers, Utøya Memorial Pavilion, Norway has...

Indoor Skydiving in Norway

Voss in Western Norway is arguably the top winter destination, especially when it comes to fresh track skiing. But Voss has something to offer...
Art and culture in Norway

Art and Culture in Norway

After being a world power during the Viking Age, Norway went through various unions with and occupations by Denmark and Sweden until independence in...

Sweet Dreams in Scandinavian Hotels

During the summer months, guests at all Clarion hotels in Norway and Sweden have had the opportunity to contribute to the environment through the...

Ten Hours with the Trolls in Norway

My heart sank as I looked at the itinerary. Saturday 4 June – leave hotel 7.45am, arrive at next hotel 5.45pm. In between, two...
Suburban Oslo

Suburban Oslo

Contemporary Oslo, the capital of Norway, has an annual population growth of circa 2% and viewed in a Norwegian perspective, it is growing faster...
Skiing on the Sunny Side in Norway

Skiing on the Sunny Side in Norway

It is the first run if the day, and the morning sun  glitters on the pristine, white blanket of new-fallen snow. From the top...

Oscarhall Summer Palace in Oslo

The beautiful Oscarhall summer palace at Bygdøy, Oslo, was built during the period 1847-1852, commissioned by King Oscar I. From Oscarshall there’s a view...

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