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Svalbard Tourism Council excludes Russian member

Claiming it was "no longer possible to remain passive about the warfare in Ukraine," the Svalbard Tourism Council voted this week to cut ties with...

More countries accept expired passports

Several more countries are sympathizing with frustrated Norwegian tourists who need to wait months to renew passports that expired during the Corona crisis. They've...

Norwegian ID card valid in Turkey

Norwegians holding one of the country's new ID cards can now use it for entry into Turkey, in lieu of a passport. The ID...

Oslo hotels ‘fully booked’ again

It's been almost impossible to get a hotel room in Oslo this week, and room rates have soared. Occupancy rates haven't been so high...

Airport chaos plagues Europe

Travellers are being warned all over Europe and Scandinavia that airports lack enough workers, and that can lead to long lines at check-in and...

War diverts cruiseships to Norway

Norway's northern city of Kirkenes has lost some expected cruiseship visits this summer because it's located so close to the Russian border. The rest...

Famed mountain road can’t open yet

Norway’s iconic Trollstigen, a scenic mountain road in Romsdal famed for its hairpin turns, isn’t likely to open to traffic until the very end...

Fire guts holiday apartment complex

A fire spread quickly through an apartment compex and an adjacent building under construction in the mountain resort town of Hemsedal Wednesday evening. There...

Slides threaten tourist magnets

State geologists have started round-the-clock monitoring of two mountainous areas in the heart of southwestern Norway's most popular tourist region. They're worried about unstable...

Corona restrictions remain for Svalbard

Even though the Norwegian government lifted most of its Corona-related restrictions on Saturday, some will still apply for Svalbard. That's because the Arctic archipelago controlled...

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