Category Archives for Norway

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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Bergen To Flam: By Car, Train, Boat & Bus

Traveling from Bergen to Flam? There are a few different ways of getting from one town to the other, and we’ve covered them all in this detailed guide on how to get from Bergen to Flam! I’ve covered everything you need to know about car, train, bus, and boat travel, as well as the pros […]

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Things To Do In Svalbard (End Of The Earth)

If you have never heard of Svalbard no one would blame you. Svalbard is a Norwegian Island way up north in the middle of the Arctic Ocean. The only way to get there is via a flight from either Oslo or Tromso in Norway and it takes about 3 hrs from Oslo, which shows you […]

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Top 10 Highest Mountains In Norway

Norway is a country famed for its outstanding natural beauty. The fjords, rivers, lakes, white-sand beaches, and crystal clear seas are just some of the things that attract so many visitors to this stunning country every year. Another major thing that attracts hikers and climbers is Norway’s mountains. The Scandinavian Mountain Range runs across the […]

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Barentsburg, Norway – Travel Guide

Barentsburg is a small mining settlement on the Norwegian island of Svalbard in the Arctic Ocean that lies on the beautiful shores of Grønfjord. The settlement lies around 60 kilometers from the main town of Svalbard called Longyearbyen.  Barentsburg is home to around 500 mine workers who are all employed by Trust Arctickugol, a Russian […]

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Where To Stay In Svalbard

Svalbard is a place you might not have heard of, I hadn’t for the majority of my life. Svalbard is a series of mountains covered in ice and snow that sit on an island in between the Greenland Sea and the Barents Sea in the Artice Ocean. The island belongs to Norway and is a […]

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Best Norwegian Movies (Of All Time)

From historical epics to high-octane disaster flicks, Norway has plenty of movies that would put Hollywood blockbusters to shame. But where do you even start your search? Here are just a few of the best Norwegian movies that are worth streaming and bingeing. 1. Den Største Forbrytelsen (Betrayed) Based on a true story, Den Største […]

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Living In The Arctic

Living above the arctic circle involves living in just one of seven countries. The northern reaches of Russia, Canada, Alaska, Norway, Finland, Sweden, and Greenland (which belongs to Denmark) are the only countries in the world with land above the arctic circle.  Living in the arctic is not an easy thing but it seems to […]

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