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Tourists to the Famed Pulpit Rock in Norway Fooled by Google Maps

The small Norwegian town Fossmork has been overrun by tourists looking for the famous Pulpit Rock (Preikestolen). The reason? A mistake in Google maps. Local...
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The Sky is No Limit for Norwegian Entrepreneur

Norwegian entrepreneur Stian Rustad (44), founder and co-founder of almost 40 companies, was interviewed by Daily Scandinavian in the beginning of this month. He...
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...
Norway – First Country in the World to Ban Use of Gas to Heat Buildings

Norway – First Country in the World to Ban Use of Gas to Heat...

Norway is making radical changes to lessen its currently substantial carbon footprint. In addition to limit the emission of cars, a ban to prohibit...

Breathtaking Norway

Breathtaking scenery, historic sights and modern cities are the big attractions for the traveler to Norway. Norway is synonymous with nature: abundant with majestic mountains...
Environment Friendly Norway Loves Plug-in Electric Cars

Environment Friendly Norway Loves Plug-in Electric Cars

Last month Norway’s plug-in electric vehicle sales notched a strong 31.7% increase, hitting 4,339 sales and an awesome 30.6% market share. While reaching a 3%...
Norwegian Scientist Solved the Mysteries of Spectacular Aurora Borealis

Norwegian Scientist Solved the Mysteries of Spectacular Aurora Borealis

It is 100 years since Norway’s most famous physicist and industry researcher died. Kristian Birkeland was the world’s first space researcher and put Norwegian...

Scandinavian Places in a Nutshell

Whether you’re in a car or coach, on a bicycle, boat or train, on foot or on skis, the Scandinavian countries have an enormous...
Scandinavia Scores on Top on the 2017 World Press Freedom Index

Scandinavia Scores on Top on the 2017 World Press Freedom Index

The World Press Freedom Index has been published every year since 2002 by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and is an important advocacy tool based...
How to Overcome Jet Lag

How to Overcome Jet Lag

When you're traveling rapidly between time zones, your sleep and energy levels may be thrown off by jet lag. This happens because your body's circadian...

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