Tagged: Lofoten

What’s brewing in Lofoten?

Hurtigruten may only give you an hour in Svolvær, but at Lofotpils it’s a Happy Hour David Nikel Trondheim, Norway I recently ticked off a major bucket list item by taking the full Hurtigruten...

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New national park for Lofotodden

Despite objections, Norway will create a park to protect part of the Lofoten islands The Local Norway’s government has decided to designate an area in the Lofoten archipelago a national park, despite local residents...

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Awaken your muse in Lofoten

Far from the bustle of Oslo, Lofoten teems with creativity Not every traveler wants to cruise the western fjords or check out the bustling cities of Oslo or Bergen. Some simply want to take...

Don’t drill, baby, don’t drill

M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway When Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg was interviewed by Dagens Næringsliv (the Norwegian business newspaper) at this year’s Offshore Northern Seas (ONS) international oil and gas industries fair in...

Midnight sun on Lofoten & Senja

Hiking, kayaking, swimming, fishing—explore 24 hours a day with sunshine around the clock Katrin Konradt & André Fey Oslo, Norway What a destination for a summer holiday: the Lofoten Islands and the island Senja,...

Always on the way to Norway, in spirit

Rebecca Dinerstein’s debut novel, The Sunlit Night, explores the soul of Norway’s north Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. One wonders what would entice a young New Yorker to choose the Arctic archipelago of Northern Norway’s...

Norwegian cod exports hit all-time high in February

Cod exports, which include clipfish, salted and dried cod, totaled NOK 1.18 billion in February. This increase amounts to 24 percent, or NOK 229 million, in comparison with February 2010, according to figures issued...

Cycling in the North Norwegian coastline

Enjoy the beautiful scenery Nordland by bicycle. Join the old trading post on Kjerringøy. Starting from Bodø take the trip to Kjerringøy second candidate in the selection of the most beautiful bike ride. With...