Norway’s National Animal Explained

A moose with calves.

Most countries in the world has a chosen national animal, and Norway is no exception to that tradition. So, let’s take a closer look at Norway’s national animal! There is no official national animal in Norway, but a vote of popularity by the Norwegian public decided that the moose should be considered as the national … Read more

Meeting Free-Ranging Sheep In Norway (Are Sheep Really Just Hanging Out In The Mountains?)

Gammelnorsk sau

Many tourists are surprised by the sheer amount of sheep that are wandering around in the Norway forests and mountains, and there are in fact over 2,000,000 free-ranging sheep in Norway every autumn. These sheep are almost like a national symbol to Norway, and it’s nearly impossible to miss meeting free-ranging sheep if you are … Read more

The Best Zoos In Norway: Top 10 Zoos In Norway

Den Sorte Dame, a full-sized pirate ship at Dyreparken

If you visit Norway with children, then a day at a zoo might be just what you need when it’s time to take a break from all the sightseeing. There are a good number of zoos in Norway, but only a few that can be considered big zoos where you can spend an entire day. … Read more