How Norwegians Heat Their Houses

Wood stove

Norwegians have become very good at heating our houses efficiently, which we obviously need during the winter when it can be extremely cold in certain parts of the country. So how exactly do Norwegians hear their houses during the winter, and what’s the best option for heating your house in Norway? Norwegians typically use either … Read more

How To Get From Harstad/Narvik Evenes Airport To Harstad, Narvik, Lofoten and Vesterålen

Harstad/Narvik airport

The Harstad/Narvik airport is a rather large airport that is located somewhere in the middle of both Harstad and Narvik. It’s used for people who want to travel to places like Vesterålen or the Lofoten islands, and serves over 750,000 passengers yearly. Harstad/Narvik Airport is the official name for it, but it’s often referred to … Read more

Norway’s National Bird: The White-throated Dipper

White-throated Dipper

Most countries in the world has chosen a national bird; a single species of bird that is representing the entire country. Norway is no different, and we chose our national bird already in 1963 when the national TV broadcaster (NRK) had a huge public vote for it. Norway’s national bird is the white-throated dipper, called … Read more

Trollstigen Visitor Center (Trollstigen Kafé) has been hit by a big avalanche


Trollstigen is one of the most popular tourist attractions in all of Norway, and brings in over 1 million visitors during the summer season. The special road itself is obviously the big attraction, but the Trollstigen Visitor Center with it’s famous restaurant is also very popular. The entire Trollstigen road is closed after the first … Read more

How To Get From Sandefjord Airport Torp To The Major Cities In South-Eastern Norway

Sandefjord Airport Torp

Sandefjord airport, more commonly known as Torp, is one of the medium-sized airports in Norway. It has lots of flights from most of Europe, as well as flights to and from other airports in Norway. If you are visiting Norway you might get a flight that is headed to Torp instead of Gardermoen. The airport … Read more