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...

World’s First Ship Tunnel in Norway

According to the Norwegian Coastal Administration (NCA) Norway will build the first shup tunnel on the Western Stad peninsula in Norway. This will facilitate...
Oslo's Restaurant King

Oslo’s Restaurant King

For more than 25 years as a nightlife entrepreneur in Oslo, Nevzat Arikan has been a key player in the gentrification of dilapidated downtown...
The Doomsday Vault in Norway That Stores Crops and Data

The Doomsday Vault in Norway That Stores Crops and Data

The World has already over 1,700 gene-banks holding collections of food crops for safekeeping. Many of these are, however, vulnerable, exposed for disasters as...

Classical Post Office in Copenhagen will be converted into Luxury Hotel

Norwegian hotel group Nordic Choice Hotels will convert Copenhagen's former central post office into a 25,000 square meter luxury hotel with more than 400...

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...
Did You Know This About Norway?

Did You Know This About Norway?

Famous as the home of the medieval Vikings, this northern nation is also known for its majestic fjords, mountains, charming towns, and diverse wildlife....
China and Norway Normalize Relations

China and Norway Normalize Relations

Six years ago the decision to award the Nobel Peace Prize to the imprisoned democracy advocate Liu Xiaobo opened a rift between the two countries. Last month the...
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Norway – Worth a Visit

According to Innovation Norway Tourism there are many reasons to visit Norway. Among them are the low exchange rate, a safe and beautiful destination...
Norway’s Top Oil Company Will Provide New York with Renewable Energy

Norway’s Top Oil Company Will Provide New York with Renewable Energy

Statoil is building a huge wind farm off New York’s Jones Beach. Last December the Norwegian energy major was declared the provisional winner of...

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