Norwegians most proud of their ‘fjords og fjell’

Norway’s fjords and mountains (fjell) remain the best things the country has to offer its visitors, according to a new survey of Norwegians. Nearly 80 percent gave the highest marks to the fjords and mountains as the country’s single biggest tourist attraction. The survey was conducted by research firm YouGov for Novasol, a large leaser […]

Rain dampened Midsummer Eve

Norwegians intent on carrying out traditional Midsummer celebrations during the weekend had to brave chilly temperatures and rain, sometimes torrential. Bonfires were lit anyway, and the inner Oslo Fjord was among areas aglow. There weren’t quite as many boats out on the fjord as in earlier years, as brisk winds and some turbulent seas kept […]

Boats galore on the Oslo Fjord

More than 1,000 boats were once again due to take part Friday in the biggest regatta of the year on the Oslo Fjord. The Færderseilasen follows a week of sailing and racing events at the start of a boating season that was delayed, began tragically and now demands special licenses for everyone under age 30. […]