While Bryggen is linked with the German traders, Bergen’s status as an important port was in place for at least 150 years prior to their arrival.
If you’re looking for a Scandinavian city break with a difference, here are three options besides the capitals.
Source: The Second Cities Of Scandinavia
You’ve heard of the beautiful fjords. But how much do you really know about Norway’s iconic scenery? What do you think of when you think of Norway? Ibsen? Trolls? Dark winters and Light summers? The…
Source: Facts About the Norwegian Fjords
Stunning to see how these sites from the past stand today in the present.
Don’t let rainfall ruin your Norwegian adventure. Here are some ideas for what to do in Norway’s second city when the sky darkens and the rain falls. Take a close look at the photos of…
What’s the real age of Norwegian stave churches?
Urnes Stave Church is one of Norway’s eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Researchers now believe it is around 60 years older than first thought.
From museums to an aquarium, here are the best things to do in Bergen, one of the rainiest cities in Europe, when it rains.
The grounds of Kyoto Imperial Palace play host to the splendid Aoi Festival every May.
Scandinavia’s 32 UNESCO World Heritage sites include Viking era monuments, copper mining towns and World War II historical sites.
For many of us lazing on a beach anywhere in the world, with silky sand between our toes, basking in the summer sun, whilst sipping on sundowners seems like the…
There are a number of things—fjords, mountains, and UNESCO World Heritage sites notwithstanding—that make Bergen, Norway, a unique city. Here’s your guide.
Learn about the best Norwegian fjords, where to find them, what tours to take, and where to stay while visiting them. Rebecca Thandi Norman takes you through the top ten fjords in Norway including beautiful images.
Travel on board a Northern Europe Cruise is the best and easiest way to explore Denmark, Norway, Sweden & UK, visit many cities and attractions in one trip.
The richly decorated portal at Urnes stave church in Norway has often been interpreted in light of paganism. That’s wrong, according to a new stave church study.
A cruise along Norway’s coast is the best way to see the country.
Local residents of Rjukan, Norway, now enjoy an approximately 6,500 square foot ellipse-shaped beam of sunlight into the town square thanks to a system of motorised mirrors on the mountainside.