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Norway to build giant waterslide after all

What started as a joke on social media last year now seems poised to become a reality: Oslo officials have approved a proposal to...

Oslo revives plan for local national park

The City of Oslo's ambitious new top politician in charge of transportation and the environment is reviving plans to turn part of the city's...

Spectacular start to autumn holidays

PHOTO FEATURE: Norwegians all over the country are off this week on the annual autumn holidays known as "høstferie," when many schools close and...

Scenic cemeteries are the new parks

Despite recent controversy over tourists found camping in some of Norway's scenic graveyards, residents themselves are increasingly using local well-tended cemeteries as an alternative to parks. The resting places of...

Oslo may get its own national park

Norway's capital is surrounded by a fjord on one side and hilly forests on the other.  Efforts are rising to protect some of the latter...

See the West Coast from a new angle

PHOTO FEATURE: Norway's West Coast has been under pressure lately because of the slowdown in its offshore industry, but its seascapes, dramatic weather and everyday...

Easter skiers pack mountain lodges

The Norwegian mountain trekking association DNT (Den Norske Turistforening) is reporting more double-digit increases in the number of people pouring into its mountain lodges...

Norwegians love to stretch their legs

It's official: Norwegians' passion for going "på tur" (out for a walk or skiing) has been documented in a new study by state statistics...

Fall colors keep blazing around Oslo

PHOTO FEATURE: The reds, golds and deep greens of autumn have been firing up local landscapes in Norway during the past few weeks, not...

Thousands ready to race uphill

Just a week after the annual Oslo Marathon, more than 4,000 eager runners were ready to take part in a more unusual race on...

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