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Posts from the ‘Norway’ Category

  • October 10, 2014
    Five tips for traveling to see the Northern Lights

    The season for one of the most watched natural phenomenon – Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights – begins soon. And with a considerable concern for the delicate eco-system around the regions where one can see the Northern Lights, you must ensure that the balance of the environment is taken in to account by the tour […]


  • April 26, 2012
    Stavanger: All the nature and relaxation of Norway’s West Coast

    Stavanger is not a place for superficial travellers. With so much hiding beneath an unfamiliar name, this is the perfect alternative to Oslo for your Norwegian getaway. Located on the Scandinavian West Coast, the city houses the closest Norwegian airport to the UK as well as being a closer destination than Oslo. Named European Capital […]


  • June 22, 2011
    Expedia unveils European brand identity with new advertising campaign

    LONDON, United Kingdom, June 22, 2011: Expedia, the world’s leading online travel agent, is launching today its new European brand advertising campaign. The campaign marks the start of a new era for the brand as it rolls out its Expedia Everywhere strategy. Expedia Everywhere encompasses a series of transformational initiatives to deliver increasingly personalised travel […]


  • March 23, 2011
    Oslo Lufthavn will have an extension by 2017

    Oslo Lufthavn (IATA: OSL) will be undergoing an extension that begins in April, and the plan is that everything will be finished in spring 2017. OSL has a budget of 12.5 billion. The extension will will handle 28 million passengers. It will include new arrival and departure hall of 52,000 square meters, and 34 new […]


  • May 27, 2010
    Iceland Express deal – Newark to Europe for $399

    Iceland Express just announced sale fares to seven European countries in June for $399 roundtrip, including taxes. Fly from Newark to Denmark, Germany, Sweden, Poland, England, Norway and Luxembourg. All flights stop over in Reykjavik, Iceland. Click here for reservations Route: From Europe to United States, or vice versa. – Destinations in Europe: Aalborg, Berlin, […]


  • May 26, 2010
    Photos: Oslo, Norway

    Click here to see the photos Pictures by: Prasad Bhide Oslo Walking Tour A one-hour walking tour around the main square of Scandinavian country Norway’s capital city Oslo. Price: $2.99 Price: $2.99 Points of interest: Train Station, Karl Johans Gate, Oslo Cathedral (Domkirke), Stortorvet, The Crest of Karl Johans Gate, Grand Café, Parliament Building (Stortinget), […]


  • April 15, 2010
    Flights across North Europe cancelled, U.S. cancel Europe flights

    Many flights across Europe were cancelled as a spreading cloud of volcanic ash headed south from Iceland and closed many airspaces. Flights have also been disrupted in Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Russia and Finland. Finnair said air traffic had been shut down in northern parts of Finland, while air traffic has been suspended in northern […]


  • July 9, 2009
    Getting to and around in Scandinavian capitals

    Scandinavia is a historical and geographical region in northern Europe that includes, and is named after, the Scandinavian Peninsula. It consists of the kingdoms of Norway, Sweden, and Denmark; some authorities argue for the inclusion of Finland and Iceland, in Scandinavia the term is, however, used unambiguously for Denmark, Norway and Sweden, which share a […]


  • July 8, 2009
    Reasons to travel with a Kindle

    You Don’t Have to Sprint to the Airport Newsstand Before a flight you may face an abysmally long security queue. You may be worried that you are going to miss your flight and making a quick dash to the newsstand to pick up reading material is out of the question. You can turn on the […]


  • February 26, 2009
    Scandinavia Trip – The idea

    Back in the days when I learned that the earth was round (almost!) and what this world was all about, (for some reason I don’t remember) I have been fascinated by Scandinavia. It always seemed to me that everyone went to Americas and “mainland” Europe but no one went to Scandinavia for a trip or […]