Norwegian Railway Heralded as a Wonder of the World

Some time ago Lonely Planet’s Tom Hall wrote: “Anywhere else, the Bergensbanen would be heralded as a wonder of the world.” The Oslo-Bergen railway (Bergensbanen)...
Prestigious Award to Daily Scandinavian

Prestigious Award to Daily Scandinavian

Daily Scandinavian has been selected the third best Scandinavian Travel Blog by the panelists of RSS Reader Feedspot. “I personally give you a high-five and...
Alta, Norway – Town of the Northern Lights

Alta, Norway – Town of the Northern Lights

Alta, is located in Norway’s Finnmark county more than 375 kilometers north of the Arctic Circle. The fjord town has a population of just...
Finnmark, Norway – The Best Place to Experience the Northern Lights

Finnmark, Norway – The Best Place to Experience the Northern Lights

Nothing else in the sky looks like the Northern lights. But where do you find the best location for Aurora viewing? Despite the bone-numbingly cold...

Perceptions of Norway as a Holiday Destination

Fjords, mountains and natural phenomena top the list of what foreigners associate with Norway. Innovation Norway conducts weekly surveys in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, the UK,...
In the Medieval Footsteps of Norway

In the Medieval Footsteps of Norway

Modern cruise ships plough the same waves as generations of sailing ships carrying cargo and people, ideas and cultural influences, and laying the foundation...
Norway - Europe's Most Beautiful Country

Norway – Europe’s Most Beautiful Country

Destination expert Fred Mawer calls Norway “Europe’s most beautiful country” in an article in the British paper The Telegraph on 3 August 2017. He and...
What Tourists Want to Know Before Visiting Norway

What Tourists Want to Know Before Visiting Norway

Natural wonders, fjords and glaciers, and northern lights are the most sought after search terms when foreigners consider a trip to Norway.  A report...
Experience a Norwegian Lake Boat This Summer

Experience a Norwegian Lake Boat This Summer

With Norwegian inland boats tourists and hikers alike can now experience Norwegian nature in a completely different way. Organized by the organization Hanen, these...
A Rolling Railway Museum in Norway

A Rolling Railway Museum in Norway

In Vennesla near Kristiansand you’ll find a narrow gauge preserved railway line (3’6” gauge) using 100 years old steam locomotives and carriages. The 48.5 miles...
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