Category Archives for Norway

Kjeasen Farm Hike or Drive & Visit

High above the stunning Simadals fjord, not too far from Eidfjord, lies a small farm called Kjeasen that can only be reached on foot via a challenging path, or via a very long one-way tunnel. The name actually means baby goat hill, and given the location, it has certainly earned it. Before 1975 there was […]

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The Ulvik Fruit and Cider Route (Hike, Bike, Drive)

A great way to spend an afternoon in the stunning fjordside town of Ulvik is to do a walk, bike ride, or short drive along the Fruit and Cider Route. It is a short road connecting the three main fruit and cider farms above the town where you can also stop and sample the products […]

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Best Norwegian TV Shows

These days, modern cinematography is the most dramatic way to be an armchair traveler. And while travel-specific shows like The Travel Channel are great, it’s even more fun to add literary elements and drama for storytelling. Foreign films with subtitles are also an excellent outlet for learning the language, culture, history, and politics of somewhere […]

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Best Norwegian Cruise Ship

Norwegian Cruise Line is one of the largest cruise companies in the world, and they remain a favorite among people who enjoy going on cruises. Their ships sail to all parts of the planet, and they’re known for amazing service and a great amount of freedom for passengers. NCL has some 16 ships in their […]

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Best Surfing In Norway

You might not have considered going to Norway for a surfing trip but once you read this, it might just shoot to the top of your list. Norway’s coastline is an incredible 100,915 km long and with so much shoreline, there have got to be some great surfing spots right? Right! Since Norway stretches up […]

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What Is Oslo Famous For?

Oslo’s location couldn’t be more picturesque – it’s located at the top of a fjord and flanked by vibrant blue waters on one side and by luscious green forest on the other. It’s the capital city of Norway, which is consistently rated as having the best quality of life of all countries around the world. […]

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Things To Do In Haugesund, Norway

Haugesund is one of the best places to visit in Southern Norway. It’s a beautiful city on the coast of the North Sea, and it boasts a very rich history and culture. Haugesund is home to many museums, landmarks, and some of the best hiking trails in this part of the country. The city is […]

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Polar Day & Polar Night: All The Facts

What’s Polar Day, what’s Polar Night, and do they have anything to do with Polar Bears? No, they don’t but you’ll need to keep reading to get the answers to all the other questions you might have about Polar Night and the Midnight Sun. What causes these phenomena, how long do they last, and where […]

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Oslo To Stavanger: Car, Train, Bus & Plane

Traveling from Oslo to Stavanger? There are a few different ways to get from one city to another and we’ve covered them all in this detailed guide! You can travel by car, train, bus, and plane from Oslo to Stavanger and each mode of transport has its pros and cons. Read on to learn what […]

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Things to do in Lofoten

The Lofoten Islands sit on Norway’s northwestern coast and are dubbed as one of the most beautiful archipelagos in the world. If you’re looking to spend some time in the arctic wilderness, the Lofoten islands have it all.  Around every turn of the mountainside roads, there is something spectacular to see. Whether it’s snow-capped mountains, […]

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