For lovers of nature and remarkable beauty, Norway is the ultimate destination. Tucked above Europe, this Scandinavian nation is home to scenery so magical it looks otherworldly. Watch the celestial northern lights dance across skies in Tromsø, wander the colourful streets of the Lofoten islands, lead a fleet of huskies across snowy terrain and warm up with a tipple of akevitt (spirit flavoured with herbs) – Norway’s national drink.
A trip through Norway is sure to delight every traveller, from the timid to the adventurous. Its landscapes are ideal for hiking, its cities for walking and its fjords for cruising, while its dramatic, viking-filled past is sure to intrigue any history buff. And if the staggering geography can’t win you over, the warm hospitality certainly will. Click here to learn more about when is the best time to visit Norway.
Increase your chances of seeing the awe-inspiring Aurora Borealis A natural phenomenon that’s existed since ancient times, the dazzling light display has enthralled many (the vikings believed the Northern Lights was an earthy manifestation of their gods) and part of its allure is down to its elusiveness. Catching the a...Read more
We ride them, we herd them, we even eat them, reindeer are a romantic symbol of Christmas but also a major part of Norwegian culture Reindeer are a type of deer, although in North America they are called Caribou. Norway’s Svalbard reindeer is the smallest and the boreal woodland caribou found in Canada is the largest...Read more
Norway is famed for its impressive fjords found in narrow valleys running down to the sea. The views from the fjords make this a year-round favourite for visitors Slartibartfast, the designer of planets in the novel the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, said he most enjoyed designing coastlines and he actually won an aw...Read more
Everything you ever wanted to know about Vikings and more Vikings were Nordic seafarers active mostly from the 8th to the 11th century. They are known for travelling across the oceans on longboats, raping, pillaging and looting along the way. While not everything we think we know about Vikings is true, they certainly d...Read more
So you’re off to catch the Northern Lights! Here’s what you should take with you Packing is perhaps the least enjoyable part of any vacation. Pack too much and you’re left lugging about a heavy suitcase, pack too little and you may be stranded without core essentials and forced to purchase an overpriced item. Add in sp...Read more
Norway is impossibly beautiful, and with some of the most dramatic scenery on earth, it's a nature lovers paradise. But, when is the best time to go? When it comes to breathtaking scenery, modern cities, warm and friendly locals, and a mind-boggling Viking-history, Norway ticks all the boxes. Blessed with staggering f...Read more