Construction of the New Museum of the Viking Age is Put on Hold Due to Budget Issues

Museum of the Viking Age 2

The Viking Ship Museum was one of the most visited Norwegian museums with over 500,000 visitors yearly, but it was closed down in late 2021. The reason was because the museum needed bigger and better buildings to prevent decay to the viking shops, and a plan to make the new Museum of the Viking Age … Read more

Lofoten Might Introduce A “Tourism Tax”

Horseid beach in Lofoten

Lofoten is one of the most popular tourist attraction in all of Norway, but the insane popularity has lead to some disputes between the tourism industry and locals. The hundreds of thousands of tourists who visit the islands every year leads to problems with waste, need for maintenance on trails and public areas, and the … 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

Earthquake In Norway On April 21 2022: The Largest Earthquake in Norway In 33 years

At 06:32 on April 21 2022, a large earthquake hit 138 kilometres west of Florø, measured to be between 4.4 and 5.1 on Richter scale. It did not cause damage or destruction on the mainland, but the shakes were clearly felt by people on the west coast of Norway. People have told Norwegians newspapers that … Read more