The mountain safety code | always be prepared | Norway

The majestic Norwegian mountains can be treacherous – and they steal human lives every year. Study the Norwegian mountain code – and be prepared for your next journey.

Oslo | is the capital city of Norway

Oslo | is the capital city of Norway

Oslo is the capital city of Norway. It was founded in AD 1048 by the Viking king Harald Hardråde. Historically, the city was also known as Christiania or Kristiania.

Facts | the 5 largest lakes | Norway

Facts | the 5 largest lakes | Norway

Norway is a land of water, with its almost 1 million lakes and ponds of all sizes. Join us in exploring the 5 largest of her lakes, and some more Norway facts.

Norway | a land of water

Norway | a land of water

In the spring, the Norwegian mountain-snow melts and turns into creeks, rivers and magnificent waterfalls.

Food history | the beginning | Norway

Food history | the beginning | Norway

When humankind first appeared in the Norwegian landscape – sometime after the last ice age – the search for food was their primary motivation.