The worlds most beautiful hotel, the Walaker in Solvorn, Norway

Hotels doesn't come more beautiful than the Walaker Hotel. Hidden away in the deep fjords of Norway this historical boutique hotel offers guests a unique experience with unparalleled views. When visiting my in-laws recently they showed my pictures from a recent trip the the West Coast of Norway. In between all the holiday photos I came across a photo I at first glance thought to be a postcard...

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Boutique Hotel; Haaheim Gaard – far more than a farm holiday in Norway

It used to be a run down farm, situated deep in the Norwegian Fjords, with no running water or electricity. Today, Haaheim Gard has been restored to its former glory and is part of De Historiske as one of Norway's finest boutique hotels. Haaheim Gaard offers the pleasure of staying in a truly remarkable place where you can savour the flavours of a bygone era. From the warm and friendly welcome...

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Boutique hotel; Juvet Landscape and Design Hotel in Valldal, Norway

In our series of posts on special places to stay in Norway we would like to share perhaps Norway's most stunning design hotel, Juvet Landscape Hotel. The hotel is build as part of an old Norwegian farm as a great example on how modern architecture can go hand in hand with heritage sites. The Juvet Landscape Hotel at Valldal, by the architect company Jensen & Skodvin, is build attached to a farm...

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Boutique Hotel; Herangtunet design lodge in the Norwegian wilderness

As part of a series of posts on special places to stay in Norway we want to draw your attention to the unique Herangtunet Boutique Hotel, a family-run design hotel in a lodge style, surrounded by forest and lakes, on the footsteps of some of the tallest mountain areas in Norway, Jotunheimen. But don't let the traditional Norwegian timber houses deceive you. This 'tun' of buildings, looking like...

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Bergen off the beaten track

© Visit Bergen / Photographer Per Nybø Because Bergen has a lot more to offer than exploring the famous Hanseatic wharf 'Bryggen', admire the view from Mount Floyen, visiting Edvard Grieg's home Troldhaugen, see 'The Scream' by Edvard Munch and visit the buzzing Bergen Fish Market. Discover one of Norway's most beautiful cities with this mini guide; Bergen off the beaten track. Stay at Hotel...

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Norway steals the limelight from the new Ferrari in this official video

Sharp turns and wild nature is why Norway is regarded as some of the world's best road trips. And when launching the 488 Spider 2016 model, Ferrari chose to shoot the official video in... Norway! The video features top attratctions in Norway, such as the Atlantic Road, Trollstigen (the Trolls ladder), The Aurlands Tunnel (the world's longest road tunnel) and one of the worlds most beautiful...

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Rent a Scandinavian Summer House on the Norwegian Riviera

During the summer months, the picturesque towns and villages of Southern Norway 'Sørlandet' are popular destinations for holidaymakers. And we just found this contemporary house for rent online and wanted to share with you as it would make the perfect base for the family Summer holiday! "Where should we go this year for our Summer holiday?" I asked some friends recently. "We want sun, sea and...

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A weekend escape to Winter and Norefjell, Norway

Winter Wonderland might be just a bit closer than what you think it is. Norefjell is a mountain area and ski resort, a beautiful piece of Scandinavia and one of its kind, situated just an hour outside the Norwegian capital. Family friendly, or perfect as a romantic getaway. Whatever you choose you are sure to experience a something rather special. Get there with a less than 2 hours flight....

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Winter Fishing on a Friday in the Arctic, beautiful Lofoten, Norway

Photographer and all rights reserved © Felix Röser Location: Lofoten Island, Norway Lofoten is and island group in Northern Norway, well known for its natural beauty with breathtaking, unforgettable scenery; Impressive alpine mountain peaks, Arctic fjords and tiny fishing settlements. And it's the latter we'd like to draw your attention too, as February is the official season for "Lofotfiske"....

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Anjas Arctic Fairytale The Christmas Wish, a Classic Christmas Story

A new classic Christmas story, enchantingly illustrated with with extraordinary fairytale photographs that will have readers of all ages believing in the magic of Christmas. This is the book you'll look forward to bring out for the holiday season, year after year. Long ago, a brave little girl named Anja wanted to be one of Santa's elves. So she leaves a note for her family and helps her elderly...

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