Author: David Nikel

David Nikel is a freelance writer based in Norway. He runs the popular website and podcast and is the author of the Moon Norway guidebook, available now in all good bookstores.

How to get married in Norway

Dreaming of getting married in Norway? David Nikel everything you need to make that dream a reality, from typical wedding traditions to getting a certificate.


Veslemannen collapses safely

After waiting for several years in uncertainty, relieved residents of Rauma watched the unstable mountain Veslemannen as it finally collapsed safely.


The ABCs of Barcelona

Barcelona is a cultural gem with something for every traveler. With inexpensive flights from all over Norway, it is a popular destination for Norwegians.

From Jotunheimen to Svalbard

Travel writer David Nikel explorees Norway’s national parks of unmatched spectacular landscapes and nature, from Jotunheimen to Svalbard.

What’s brewing in Lofoten?

The Hurtigruten coastal express docks at Svolvær on its northbound journey for just one hour, enough time for a tour of the local Lofotpils microbrewery.