One of the World’s Great Lifts – in Norway

One of the World’s Great Lifts – in Norway

Norway has got a spectacular new sightseeing tramway and adventure destination in Norway – the Loen Skylift. This stunning new attraction in Nordfjord, which started May...
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World of the “Forest Finns” in Norway

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Norwegian Politics for Dummies

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The Greenwich Village of Oslo

The Greenwich Village of Oslo

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What’s the Secret Behind the Happy Scandinavian Countries?

The Scandinavian countries, Denmark, Norway and Sweden as well as the Nordic countries Finland and Iceland consistently rank highly in surveys of quality of...

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A cycling vacation along the Vestfjord route in Northern Norway is a most memorable experience – new, breathtaking sights appear around every bend. Combining ferry...

Sweet and Safe World-Class Biking on the Norwegian Western Coast

Sweet Protection, the Norwegian maker of the most advanced helmets, protective gear and apparel for ski, snowboard, bike and paddle sport, set out for...
The World Is Looking To Oslo

The World Is Looking To Oslo

A new report, Oslo: State of the City 1918, shows that Oslo is recognized as a capital for business as well as vigorous growth. It...

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)...
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