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...

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,...

A Norwegian Rally Hero

The young and talented Norwegian WRC champion Andreas Mikkelsen is groomed by Hyundai to be a 2018 WRC champion. Andreas Mikkelsen started off on skis,...

The Coolest Region in Norway’s Capital

Grünerløkka in Norway’s capital Oslo, known as ‘Løkka’ by the locals, was once just a solid working class residential area. Today it has been...
Royal Tour from Britain to Scandinavia Early Next Year

British Royals to Visit Scandinavia Early Next Year

Kensington Palace has announced that Duchess Kate Middleton and Prince William, both 35, will be going on a Royal Tour of Sweden and Norway...
The Forest Finn Culture in Norway

The Forest Finn Culture in Norway

The Forest Finns represented a very old migrant group, immigrating to the county of Hedmark, Norway in the 17th century. The core area of Finnskogen...
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...
Parental leave when working in Scandinavia

Parental leave when working in Scandinavia

Parental benefit is intended to ensure parents an income in connection with the birth or adoption of a child. The financial compensation in Scandinavia...

Scandinavian Capitals Rank Among the World’s Most Welcoming Cities

A new study conducted by the online travel specialists TravelBird explores how over-tourism affects residents and impacts how welcoming cities are to tourists. October 31st...
Are Scandinavians the Happiest People in the World?

Are Scandinavians the Happiest People in the World?

The Nordic model, also called Nordic social democracy, refers to the economic and social policies common to the three Scandinavian countries Denmark, Norway and...
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