Nepalese Sherpas can carry their own body weight for days. This is beneficial for Norwegian hiking trails.
Truls (18) is world champion in “dødsing” – or “death diving” in English – which is a peculiar kind of diving where the risk of doing a belly-flop is ever present. The annual championship garners widespread international attention.
Lana Del Rey, The xx, Pixies and Danny Brown are among the artists who have been given their own specially prepared manuals to the Norwegian capital.
The world's hippest rainwear doesn't look like rainwear - and originates (obviously) from Norway’s rainiest city.
What is it that makes Norseman Xtreme the world's ultimate triathlon? We have spoken with one of the gold-medal-favourites.
After a one-hour boat ride from Oslo, you can eat freshly baked bread with Chèvre cheese. Both are made without using electricity.
Oslo's garden colonies are now fully in bloom. Did you know that you can walk through them to enjoy the colours, fragrances and pleasant tranquillity?
Experiencing Norwegian nature in the "downward dog" or "child's pose" can give your mountain trip a new dimension.
Since becoming employed full-time as an adventurer last year, he has walked all across Norway. This week, he concludes his journey at Vinjerock music festival.
In the newly opened Tingvoll Eco Park, you can eat the “world’s best” cheese while learning what really goes on under the ground.
If you enjoy peace, tranquillity and the feeling of exclusivity while on holiday, you might find your new favourite destination among the ones on this list.
Throughout Norway, you can experience a wide range of music, food, art and culture in some of the country's most magnificent natural surroundings.
It’s ten years since she climbed the Seven Summits, i.e. the highest peaks on the world’s seven continents. Now, Randi Skaug tells us how she bought her own island and started off on her eighth undertaking.
Indulge yourself with delicacies this summer! You will find food festivals from north to south, and this weekend Numedal is the tastiest place to be.
The world's most beautiful nature deserves gentle care. With the tourist ship "Vision of the Fjords", Norway is leading the way in environmentally friendly transportation.
The “Veko” Extreme Sport festival at Voss is commemorating its 20th year. This year's anniversary festival kicks off tomorrow, with something for teenagers, retirees and everyone in between.
Today is the start of this year's Oslo Pride. A festival where you get to be yourself, and enjoy music, art, debate and a spectacular parade.
The Oslo ferries have started services along their summer routes with far more frequent departures each day. This is a guide to some of the best stopping points.
The summer festival season is already underway, and here come this year’s urban music festivals like pearls on a string.
Norway’s latest climbing park just opened in Trysil. Below are a titbit and tips about where to for that butterflies-in-your-tummy sensation.
Here is a new festival for film lovers in Norway’s capital city. Get more details on both Oslo Pix and other Norwegian film festivals – and a few sneak peeks.
Scandinavian Airlines’ pilots recently selected Norway’s most beautiful approaches. Watch them here and judge for yourself.
He was formerly called Georg Hansen, but he now prefers “Olafr Reydarsson”. Here, the chieftain of the Gudvangen Viking town of Njardarheimr tells us how he earned such an impressive title.
“You owe me a cod!” For the first time ever, the Bank of Norway is issuing a series of banknotes without human faces depicted.
This is the new and high-reaching tourist attraction in the village of Loen in Nordfjord: The cable car Loen Skylift brings you from fjord to mountain-top in 5 minutes.
Whether you are ready to wed or not, these wedding photos from around Norway – and the photographers' tips – can be well worth a look.
… or call it a peaceful peak hike with amazing views. Norway is full of uphill runs, with catch phrases such as “Norway’s most beautiful” or “Northern Europe’s steepest”.
“Scream”, “Madonna” and other well-known paintings have been removed. Author Karl Ove Knausgård wants us to see the painter Edvard Munch in a new light.
Åshild Garvik Pedersen was formerly the right hand of the head of Statoil. In June she opens the Stranddalen Tourist Lodge in Suldal for a new season, as manager. Below, she tells us how this came about.
Keen to hike a classic tour route this summer? If so, be sure to check this overview.
Hundreds watched the first eagle egg hatch. Curious to see how the nest life unfolds? Follow the feathered family live right here.
Norway jumped from fourth to first place as the world’s happiest country. But why, and has it always been like that?
Gone are traditional features like log walls, tiny windows and grass roofs. Here are DNT’s newest lodges. And a few we can look forward to.
Ferryboat or kayak, bus or bike? It’s not just where you go, but how you get there, that will define your trip.
Drop everything you’re doing and gaze slack-jawed at these images from one of the most stunning places on Earth.
Going green isn’t always the easiest option. On the other hand, an electric car might be the very thing that makes you enjoy your holiday that much more.
As a child, game designer Gøran Myrland learned all about fishing from his grandfather. Now, he’s made a fishing game about making your grandfather proud.
In 1852, Marcus Selmer became Bergen’s first permanent photographer. Today, his images offer a unique eye contact with the past.
In the mood for a close encounter with Norwegian nature during your lunch break? These VR experiences will take you to Norway right now.
Forget skis. Forget snowboards. Forget skates. It’s time to dig out your toboggan and sled down the best hills Norway’s cities have to offer.
Randonnée, the big new ski trend in Norway, is a lot of fun. Here are some things to keep in mind to ensure your hike to the top of the mountain is a good one.
The Myklebust ship is Norway’s largest archaeological Viking ship find. Soon, it’ll be the main attraction of a brand new Viking center.
This Wednesday, one of the largest winter sports events in the world kicks off in Hafjell. X Games Norway is shaping up to be a unique experience.
Forget sleeping bags on the ground. Structural engineer Sondre Ertshus is building a proper cabin on top of four pines.
Sure, the bells of Oslo City Hall still play Grieg. But they also feature renditions of Kraftwerk, the Ramones and video game music.
Right now, Norwegian acts like Kygo, Alan Walker and Aurora are taking over the world with their music. This weekend, say hello to the next batch of stars.
They blew up the cellar that could have provided Hitler with his atomic bomb. Now, a new museum is being built around the excavation.
Three skiing professionals and one surfer headed up to Unstad beach in Lofoten to combine their passions in one day.
Hybrid engines and sustainability meet traditional cruise luxuries with Hurtigruten's big push into polar waters.
Oslo has seen a host of foggy mornings lately. The capital’s trigger-happy photographers have not let that opportunity slip by.
Sushi master Roger Asakil Joya is combining Norwegian nature with Japanese traditions. Today, Sabi Omakase received its first Michelin star.
When photographer Kjell Sæther threw a quick glance out the window before bedtime, he found himself captivated by a unique phenomenon.
The path leading up to the iconic Preikestolen mountain plateau is often frozen and slippery during the winter months.
If you want to go skiing during the Norwegian winter holidays, there is no better chance of snow than at an alpine resort.
French translator Pauline left Berlin to go on an ancient Norwegian pilgrimage – and got the tattoo to prove it.
Tired of regular sleep? Try a self-driving robot bed at the Henie Onstad art museum or sleep on a mountain shelf underneath Pulpit Rock.
The director behind the hit documentary "Siblings are forever" is extending an invitation to US descendants of Norwegian immigrants.
There can be no better way to prepare for the 2017 World Cod Fishing Championships than this immersive experience.
In Norway's capital, you can go skinny dipping in ice cold water during the day – and have aquavit with foxberries in a secret bar in the evening.
One of the main players behind Bylarm and the Træna festival is rebulding Norway's northern coast right next to the Oslo Opera House.
This rare photo can only be taken twice a year. One Norwegian Parliament member snapped it by coincidence.
Icy harps and frosty saxophones – at the Ice Music Festival in Geilo, the sound of frozen nature is the real star of the show.
Some of Norway's most talented baristas and roasteries are going head to head at food expo SMAK 2017 this week.
The photographer behind the mysterious golden fog videos returns to show the magic surrounding kids' football practice in Lofoten.
In 1979, a tiny town in Norway became an iconic part of the "Star Wars" franchise. Now, Finse is getting ready for an exclusive fanfest.
This May, a glass floor at the Cobalt Mines in Modum will allow spectators to float above the blue abyss.
A married couple tired of city life sold their home, moved to Aurland, renovated an old farm and built a unique hotel.
Per Roger Lauritzen is the man in charge of Norway’s most popular road book. Here, he shares his best views from the road.
The people behind the film production company Falkeblikk moved to Sogndal so they could live on location.
Morten Rustad is back with his most ambitious film to date – one whole year of Norwegian nature condensed to seven minutes.
International triathletes want nothing more than to face the extreme weather conditions of the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon.
Check out the beautiful shots of the Norwegian west coast by photographer Kyrre Lien, who just made Forbes Magazine’s 30 under 30 list.
A band of brave souls have started their own whisky distillery on an abandoned NATO base, with reindeer and whales as their closest neighbours.
Adventurer Brody Leven brought a pair of skis and a bike up north to ride through Lofoten in a beautiful new documentary short.
With her blog “Reiselykke”, Mette Solberg Fjeldheim has gone all over the world. Here are her top picks when travelling closer to home.
Head out for an urban art stroll with an interactive map detailing the very best of Oslo’s murals and graffiti.
A custom built camera makes it possible to watch the aurora borealis in Northern Norway live in HD around the clock.
A Norwegian avalanche expert wrote a book on minimising the risk without spoiling the fun.
British photographer Emile Holba fell in love with the winter resort town of Geilo and spent a year documenting its people.
The British newspaper follows in prince Harry's footsteps, heading north to see some of Norway's wildest sights.
Robert Johansen went from digging coal on Svalbard to starting the world’s northernmost brewery against all odds.
One Sogn og Fjordane native has assembled nearly 100 photos into a virtual journey quite unlike anything you’ve seen.
After ten years of northern light photography, Marius Birkeland finally caught the movement of the colours without time-lapse.
A cryptic lead from the popular BBC series suggests the famous detective may be headed to Norway for the first time since 1904.
The true story of the royal family’s escape and bravery during the second world war was last year’s smash hit in Norwegian cinemas.
The Norwegian seed bank is designed to protect the world’s plant life. Now, a short documentary from VICE explores the inside.
Next year, this unique hotel will be open for check-ins, showing off the green shift and snatching a world record at the same time.
The world’s best mountain runner has moved to Norway. Now, he’s trying to conquer his neighbourhood armed with nothing but skis and chocolate.
Famous authors like Margaret Atwood, David Mitchell and Sjón are all contributing to a forest of books on the outskirts of Oslo.
No one believed in Ørjan Hansen’s shack. Now, it is bringing bird lovers closer to nature than they had dreamed was possible.
When she settled down in a tiny town in Norway, travel blogger Silvia Lawrence feared her audience would fade away. Instead, the interest exploded.
The Viking Ship Museum in Oslo are expanding with a brand new attraction – a wraparound video experience that brings history to life.
Liquor, computer controlled nozzles and some sweet engineering – William Kempton has a new spin on an old tradition.
Simen Staalnacke built a successful fashion brand on his love for his home town. Here are his three tips for visiting Stryn.
As is customary, the Oslo Airport Express train won’t charge you a ticket if you are (or claim to be) Santa Claus.
Samuel Heins forever strengthens bilateral relations between the US and Norway through the gift of Christmas caroling.