Waterfront Oslo

Waterfront Oslo

The ideal way to arrive in Oslo is by boat, for then you get the most complete picture (though arriving by car from the...
Norwegian Zero Emissions Ship Without Crew

Norwegian Zero Emissions Ship Without Crew

Two Norwegian companies, Kongsberg and the chemical company Yara have teamed up for the launch if the world’s first fully autonomous, zero-emissions ship. Operation is...
Norwegian Entrepreneur Thinks Inside the Box

Norwegian Entrepreneur Thinks Inside the Box

In October 2013, Norwegian entrepreneur Berta Lende Røed launched what has been called “love in a box”. Her Fuelbox was intended to teach couples...

Norway’s New Banknotes in Circulation

Last week two of Norway’s new maritime banknotes entered circulation, 100 and 200 kroner. Viking ships and fish have taken the place of cultural...

Norway’s Best Cycling City

Lillestrom, a ten minutes train ride from Oslo, the capital of Norway, has frequently been voted the Best cycling city in Norway. Last fall...

Eco-friendly Norwegian Snow Machines

Climate change is ravaging the $12 billion ski industry. Ski resorts all over the world are increasingly turning to expensive snow-making machines as the...

The Silver Treasure in Bergen, Norway

Visitors can again admire the spectacular permanent exhibition ‘Silver Treasure’ after the re-opening of the KODE 1 building in Bergen in May, The exhibition...
Cool Scandinavian Looks

Cool Scandinavian Looks

Scandinavian design is elegant, light, sparse, shows respect for natural materials, and is made with superb craftsmanship. Say “Scandinavian design” and most people visualize furniture,...
animalsa at maihaugen

Norway’s largest open-air museum outside of Oslo

Maihaugen in Lillehammer is Norway’s largest open-air museum outside of Oslo. The museum offers more than 200 buildings from different eras, superb cultural experiences,...
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...
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