Ice Cream to match the Norwegian ‘bunad’

Krone-is, the Norwegian ice cream in new design. The beloved Norwegian 'krone-is' is a ide cream in waffle availbel in several flavours, traditionally chocolate or strawberry. The ice cream first launched in 1953 and today approx 30 million ice creams are being sold every year. Summer time with its sunny weather is obviously the main season with a peak on the Norwegian national day, on the 17th...

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Historical Boutique Hotel in Bergen

A late 18th century building, in the heart of Bergen, has been converted into charming 18-room boutique hotel. Villa Terminus combines rustic charm with a clean, Nordic contemporary design. The hotel was build for a local merchant in 1769 as a home for elderly in need. It was bought by the current owner in 2011 who hired the two Swedish architects, Claesson Koivisto Rune to restore the listed...

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Fly to the Scandinavian Mountains

Scandinavian Mountains Airport, also referred to as Sälen Trysil Airport, is an airport under construction in Dalarna, Sweden, close to the Norwegian border. And the new airport has just announced its opening date! With 6,400,000 guest nights, 100,000 beds and 3,300,000 ski days, every year - Scandinavian Mountains is already an established tourist destination. Especially in winter as a ski...

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Best Ski Destinations in the Nordic Region

Escape the crowds in the alps and head to Scandinavia. We want to share the the best of the best, from worlds class, high-profile winter hangouts to remote, off the beaten track destinations. Before you plan your next snowy adventure, read this guide to the top resorts across the Nordic region. Norway Norway is known for its wild and beautiful nature, its mountains, glaciers and deep coastal...

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Trysil, a Magical and Family friendly ski resort

We've just returned from our skiing holiday in Trysil, Norway and I just wanted to share this amazing Winter destination and ski resort with you... Trysil is situated in the heart of Norway, merely a 2 hour drive north from Oslo Airport (watch this space as they are building a second airport only 45 min away - ready for travellers for the winter 2019/2020 season) with airport transfer directly...

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Reopen the Harwich to Esbjerg ferry!

Are there any updates on the UK to Scandinavia ferries situation? The quick answer is no. I've just returned from a 2,224 km drive from Norway and feeling not only tired but perhaps more upset than ever that there are no ferry crossing between the UK and Scandinavia. One of the most popular posts on this blog is how you'll get 'from the UK to Norway by car and ferry'. And sadly, it's not a happy...

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The TrisTrans Saga

TrisTrans Saga is the story of two little adventurers, who together with their parents have embarked on an adventure of a lifetime. The TrisTrans Saga is a real life story and a personal journey of a family - who have taken the leap to make their dreams come true. The family has chosen to clock off, from a busy everyday family life, to together head out into the unknown. TrisTrans Saga is the...

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Norway, the Happiest Place on Earth!

© Visit Norway. Humpback whale. Norway has officially won the title 'the happiest place on earth' with Denmark and Iceland as runners up. The World Happiness Report has been published for the past five years, during which the Nordic countries have consistently dominated the top spots. We dived into the question; why? Is it all about hygge? Norway is the happiest place on Earth according to the...

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Scandinavian Cabin Fever – See the Naked Naust in Norway!

Inspired by Norway’s traditional boathouses 'naust', the Swedish architect Erik Kolman Janouch decided to build a cabin by the rough Norwegain sea on the remote Vega Island. With all natural materials and a minimal design the architect has achieved to create a secret and safe haven in stunningly dramatic surroundings. Vega Cottage stands on the island of Vega in the Norwegian archipelago not...

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Rallarvegen – Norway’s Most Beautiful Cycling Route

Every year, in the short season from July to September, over 20,000 cyclists travel the 'Rallarvegen' route from the mountains to the Fjords of Norway, passing glaciars and fresh water lakes as well as boutique hotels and gourmet restaurants... If you are looking for an active holiday this cycling route is well worth considering. Rallarvegen was originally built in 1902 as a construction road in...

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