Ivy Thompson

My Norwegian Family Adventure: 'Sognefjord in a Nutshell'

"It is one thing to sell our popular Norwegian itineraries to our clients, and something entirely different to try a best-selling tour for yourself. Especially when it involves 3 kids, a husband and myself, a self-proclaimed last-minute planner." Read Ivy's 'boots and all' account of her family adventure to Norway.

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Norway's remote architectural frontier

Our guest journalist, Barry Stone visits four of Norway's unique design hotels on a self-drive itinerary. He shares with you the stories he collected along the way, as he drives via Fordypningsrommet, Manshausen, 29|2 Aurland and Juvet Landscape Hotel.

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Thomas Rasmus Skaug / Visitnorway.com

Restaurants to try in Oslo

Oslo restaurants, in the tradition of the New Nordic Food Movement, have the depth and sophistication you would expect from the capital city of Norway. Read our options for places to try.

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Per Lundström

A stay at the Treehotel, Sweden

Barry Stone's love of treehouses as a child had him primed for his stay at the Treehotel. He travelled through Northern Sweden last September and brings to you an account of his experience, wandering reindeers, installing gas stoves and all!

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