old stavanger

The old part of new money

The Norwegian city of Stavanger may be known these days for all its oil money. But this cluster of old buildings shows it wasn’t always this way.

bryggen bergen

Norway’s most famous wharf

Hundreds of years ago, the powerful Hanseatic League decided to set up an outpost in Bergen. It’s the league’s only foreign office to have survived.


The views along Trolltunga

The rock known as ‘Trolltunga’ may be the main drawcard for the Trolltunga hike in Norway, but the landscapes along the way are almost as spectacular.

hiking in bergen

In Bergen, head for the hills!

You can’t understand Bergen without going up to the mountains. It’s not about the view – but because nature and urbanity are connected here in Norway.