Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Do You Dare Try Your Skills Skiing in Sportgastein?

From the country that invented skiing, you might suspect they’re pretty good at it. A national pastime, and a way to show off some major brag worthy skills, set to the backdrop of some of the most gorgeous landscape in the world. Where do I sign up? Is there a beginners slope? Is there a […]

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Monday, August 29, 2016

Watch Boats Drop and Waters Rise in Ulefoss

Taking an in detail look into 1 out of 5 locks of the Telemark Canal, you can see how extreme the elevations are that riverboats carrying passengers from Skien to Dalen get to enjoy while on board. Over the series of 5 locks, the different in elevation during the journey is 72 meters. For this […]

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Sunday, August 28, 2016

The Top Buildings and Architectural Sites to Visit in Oslo

The architecture in Oslo, especially downtown, may at first appear a bit “dull”, compared to what you find in Copenhagen or Stockholm, but if you know where to go, it has its gems – they’re just scattered around a bit. In this post, we’ll show you some of the best architectural sites the city have […]

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Stavanger City – Notable Facts and Top-Rated Tourist Destinations

Some Basic Information Stavanger is the third largest metropolis in Norway. Also the administrative center of the Rogaland County, the municipality is the fourth most populous city in the country. The globally famous conurbation is positioned on the Stavanger Peninsula in the southwestern parts of the country. Also popularly known as the “Oil Capital of […]

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Saturday, August 27, 2016

Telemark Canal- One of the World’s Most Beautiful Waterways

There are not that many canals you come across everyday. Keeping with their innovations in working with nature, not against it, Norwegians have found a way to transport people from Skien to Dalen via the Kviteseid. If you like to board the two boats that cross this 105 kilometers (65 miles) trip with a difference […]

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Top Experiences and Activities for Every Season of the Year in Norway

Norway is a beauty country that everyone should go to at least once if they can. I could spend a year in Norway, heck, I could spend 10 years in Norway and still have a million destinations I would want to explore, and things I would want to see in the country. Unfortunately, we don’t […]

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Thursday, August 25, 2016

Besseggen – a Secret Gem Worth Finding

The Besseggen Ridge in the Jotunheimen Mountains is considered one of the best and most thrilling hikes in the world by National Geographic (2014) – and with good reason. Taking a look at the drone video above, you can see the stunning beauty that surrounds this area and invites you to explore it. If you’re […]

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

When is the Best Time to Visit Norway

There are easy questions, and there are difficult questions. “When is the best time to visit Norway” falls distinctly on the difficult side. Lets take a quick overview of the different seasons and weather that you can predict throughout the year. That way you can see which most appeals to you and what you need […]

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Geirangerfjord and Naeroyfjord- Norway best travel destinations

Facts about Norway According to the United Nations, Norway is viewed as the best place for anyone to live in. Besides being the best place for anyone to live; it provides a perfect tourist destination for those who may be seeking a break from the hustle of the daily city life. Some of the best […]

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Step Back in Time With the Amazing Places in Røros

Røros is an amazing city in Norway founded in 1644. It is one of the only towns to preserve it’s wooden buildings from the 1600’s in Europe and is industrially known as an important mining town. For tourist and other visitors though, you’ll be taken aback by how much character is still evident from the […]

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Follow Your Own Hands as they Paddle through Norway’s Amazing Glaciers

If only I had the arm strength… The more and more I see of people interacting with nature, the more I feel like I don’t know what I’m doing with my time. Flights to Norway are more affordable than ever, and with their currency way down in the last year, it really just might be […]

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Sunday, August 21, 2016

Experience Briksdalsbreen- Untouched Nature at it’s Purest

Increasingly popular on our radar is the Briksdalsbreen portion of the larger Jostedalsbreen glacier. Part of the Sogn of Fjordan region, half way between the stunning cities of Bergen and Alesund, this area is truly in the nooks and crannies of the western fjord region.   Norwegians who fly in and out of this area […]

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Friday, August 19, 2016

Watch Graffti Artist Transform this Boat for Norway’s Art Festival

One of the things I have always been impressed with Norwegians is their interactions with their surrounding environment. They’re leading the way in forward thinking with their seed vault in Svalbard, and just look at the abundance of nature in the country that is not only left alone, but revered. They’re one of the first […]

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Thursday, August 18, 2016

The Artic’s Indigenous People- The Sami Culture

Taking one of the many wonderful Northern Lights trips, or exploring up to the Arctic region of Norway yourself, could offer you the opportunity to meet the local Sami people, who often get involved in tourism as guides and hosts in their home villages. The Sami capital, Karasjok, is a fascinating city to visit here […]

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Briksdalsbreen Glacier – A Must Visit for Everyone!

This world is truly an amazing place that is no less than a magical wonderland. In every corner of the world, you will find something that will amaze you for the rest of your life leaving you wondering about its magnitude and magic. So, when you are planning your holiday this time, make sure that […]

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Jotunheimen National Park- A stunning gem of Northern Europe

If you’re like me, then your favourite kind of getaway won’t be to a crowded city, but to the wide open spaces, to freedom and beauty and nature. Few parts of the world encapsulate that as well as the Jotunheimen National Park in Norway. The name means “Home of the Giants” and it is easy […]

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

The Epic Ski Locations from the Country that Invented Skiing

Yes, you head me say it, Norwegians invented skiing. Maybe you already know, maybe I should have known. Not sure why this was a surprise to me when I heard it. If watching the video makes the inner snowbird in you scream out and demand you look up the best snow locations to experience this […]

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Monday, August 15, 2016

Expereince Jotunheimen and Come out a Changed Person

Life moves fast. We as a society expect things faster, quicker, and better than ever before. I read the other day that the attention span we have for media is now 6 seconds. SIX SECONDS! I am not one to talk, because I have a sneaking suspicion that this applies to myself as well. While […]

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Saturday, August 13, 2016

Can you tackle the troll’s tongue?

One of the most iconic and visually stunning places in Norway, and really the world, is not for everyone. You know the saying the more you work for it, the more you will appreciate it? That has to be true at this location I imagine. I haven’t gotten to it yet, as this video shows, […]

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Thursday, August 11, 2016

How to make the most of a short visit to Norway – Highlighting Lysefjord

If you haven’t been able to commit to a long holiday in Norway, don’t worry, you can still make the most out of a short trip. In fact one of the top tips to cut cost on your Norway trip is to explore more of one area instead of many locations. The first time I […]

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Tuesday, August 9, 2016

The Nature we all Dream of is in Norway. This Video Proves it.

Powered by Nature is the best way to describe this beautiful country. Whether it is cruising along the coast, hiking some amazing mountains, or exploring the arctic, there is no wrong way to see the land. Preikestolen at midnight 🏔 📷: @haylsa A photo posted by NORWAY (@mittnorge) on Jul 11, 2016 at 5:40am PDT […]

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Friday, August 5, 2016

See Pulpit Rock Now Before it gets Overrun with Tourist

Preikestolen, Prekestolen, Pulplit Rock, whatever you call it, it is one of our favorite places in the world and on this site. We have pictures, we have a hike summary for details on how you can get there and what the hike is life, we have regular dreams of returning and taking in the sites […]

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Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Experience First class Views over Norway’s Fjord Land

Traveling from Eidfjord to Vøringfossen, see the ups, downs, and in between of nature like you have never seen before! Get an up close and personal of the goats eating grass on the roof of stores, an aerial overview of the 83rd highest waterfall in Norway, and spectacular overviews of the most precious valleys hidden between […]

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Monday, August 1, 2016

See the Beauty and Hear the Roar that is Vøringsfossen

LOOK AT THAT POWER! It is no secret that Norway is abundant in nature, but sometimes you really just have to see it for yourself before you can appreciate the magnitude of mother nature. Absolutely loving that the google maps says a mini description of Vøringfossen. While it is not the tallest waterway in Norway, coming […]

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